ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- James Ross III didn't expect to play much the first game last season. Special teams, sure, but on the actual defense against Alabama, the linebacker's head was stuck in high school.
about 1551 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Fall is just around the corner, well, a season away but that means football is coming up soon. In that spirit, we discuss a lot of redshirt freshmen, pure freshmen and linebackers in this week's WolverineNation mailbag.
about 1645 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines
2012 record: 8-5 2012 conference record: 6-2 Returning starters: Offense: 6; defense: 6; kicker/punter: 3 Top returners: QB Devin Gardner, WR Jeremy Gallon, TE Devin Funchess, LT Taylor Lewan, RT Michael Schofield, DT Quinton Washington, LB Desmond Morgan, LB Jake Ryan, CB Raymon Taylor, S Thomas Gordon Key losses QB Denard Robinson, WR Roy Roundtree, OG Patrick Omameh, C Elliott Mealer, DE Craig Roh, DT William Campbell, LB Kenny Demens, CB J.
about 1663 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Roy Roundtree plans to treat tomorrow like he did so many fall weekends in Michigan. He'll plan on going to bed early tonight. Wake up early Thursday. Eat some breakfast and then head for one of the most critical days of his life.
about 1714 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines
Over the next week, WolverineNation will give a brief look at five players to keep an eye on during spring practice for varying reasons. ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Throughout last season, he showed flashes of potential and production whenever he was given the opportunity.
about 1719 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- If there is an underrated assistant coach on Michigan's staff, it might very well be linebackers coach Mark Smith. After seeing how much Michigan's linebackers improved this season and how every one of them maximized his abilities, he might be the best overall position coach on a staff that includes a future coaching star in Jerry Montgomery.
about 1813 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The regular season has concluded for Michigan and one thing is very clear after 12 games for the Wolverines. Michigan's defense was very good this season and has the potential to be even better in 2013.
about 1821 days ago | Michael Rothstein | Michigan Wolverines