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6-0, 1st in Big Ten - East

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State and Michigan are set to host the biggest recruiting weekend within the Big Ten. The Nittany Lions take on Ohio State and will have a ton of top targets on hand, including ESPN 300 prospects Anthony McFarland and Jaylen Harris. The staff will also have ESPN Junior 300 recruits Isheem Young and Jeremy Ruckert. The Wolverines are set to host ESPN 300 defensive tackle Jay Tufele, former Notre Dame commit Donovan Jeter, Ole Miss linebacker commit Willie Gay and Nebraska commit Robert Porcher IV.

Coach Harbaugh @CoachJim4UM

Our thoughts & prayers are with the Sharp family on the untimely passing of Drew. A UM grad & icon in the Michigan journalistic community.


Latest recruiting class rankings revealed

Matt Schick, Craig Haubert & Tom Luginbill break down the latest recruiting class rankings, discuss what Notre Dame's history means to recruits & rank the best recruits ever.

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Ohio State, Michigan should both win

The No. 2 Buckeyes, even on the road in a tough environment, are simply more talented than Penn State. The No. 3 Wolverines face Illinois, which should be just another step en route to The Game. Unbeaten watch

Coach Harbaugh @CoachJim4UM

Jack & Jackie Harbaugh have been devout Indians fans since 1948. They are very happy tonight - Chanting It's "Tribe Time"

Booger thinks Washington is a pretender (2:15)
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Peppers named midseason All-American

Michigan LB Jabrill Peppers has played in many spots on the Wolverines' top-ranked defense. He has 10 TFLs and impacts the game in so many other ways. Midseason All-Americans


Beginning of a new 10-year war?

Michigan and Ohio State play on Nov. 26 and Mark Schlabach predicts that the game will be the epicenter of college football this year, and for some time to come. Second-half spoilers

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan OC Tim Drevno says part of the reason behind their four-man running back rotation is to keep guys fresh for NFL. He said coaching in the NFL changed his philosophy on riding one back too often in college.

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Midseason recruiting review: Big Ten

The Big Ten is home to four teams in the AP Top 25 as well as the No. 1 recruiting class with all eyes looking at Michigan-Ohio State.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

What motivates Michigan's defensive line? Assistant coach Greg Mattison's wife makes bags of cookies and passes them out for sacks and tackles for loss.

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3dHeather Dinich

How the College Football Playoff chase turns to chaos

What happens if Alabama or Clemson is upset in its conference title game? Or Washington gets knocked off by Washington State? One thing is clear: It will be a headache for the playoff committee.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Lovie Smith and Jim Harbaugh faced each other once as NFL coaches in 2012. Harbaugh's 49ers won in Colin Kaepernik's starting debut. "I was hoping you wouldn't bring that game up... They dominated us," Smith said. The two coaches meet again this weekend in Ann Arbor and Smith's Illinois team is a heavy underdog again.

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Four Wolverines make first-half ballot

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, LB Jabrill Peppers, DE Rashan Gary and CB Jourdan Lewis have been nominated for midseason awards. Wolverines fans, let your voices be heard. Vote now!

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3dMackenzie Kraemer

How Vegas handicappers rank top 25 CFB teams

Alabama and Ohio State are the clear two best teams in college football right now, but how do our handicappers rank the other teams in the top 25?

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Peppers needs more touches for Heisman

Michigan had a bye this week and if the coaching staff can draw up more plays for safety Jabril Peppers on offense, his Heisman chances may sky rocket. Heisman Watch

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