Paul Standtke, senior forward for the UM-Dearborn men’s basketball team, joined the show to talk Wolverines hoops, the next offensive threat and big matchups with Madonna, Davenport and defending national champion Cornerstone.Read more
Wilton Speight went from second-string quarterback to improbable hero Saturday night at TCF Bank Stadium.Read more
Editor-in-Chief Ricky Lindsay and Managing Editor Erick Lehman talk several topics in the third episode of the Michigan Journal Sports Podcast, including Michigan vs. Minnesota and University of Michigan-Dearborn basketball previews.Read more
After what seems like an eternity, Michigan will open its season Thursday night when it faces Utah. Jim Harbaugh, the man of the hour, will be making his long-awaited Wolverines coaching debut.Read more
By GEOFF MEHL, Staff Reporter The University of Michigan completed its most newsworthy week in recent history. From a ShaneRead more
Michigan has never had three losses to start the month of October. Ever.
135 years later, that’s no longer the case.Read more
Michigan did exactly what fans were clamoring for leading up to kickoff Saturday against Minnesota — give Shane Morris the starting nod at quarterback. And throughout the afternoon, the sophomore did not fare much better than his predecessor, Devin Gardner. Yet it was Michigan’s staff, not its quarterback, that dropped the ball in a 30-14 embarrassment to Minnesota.Read more
When the Wolverines offense is on, there’s no comparison in all of the midwest. On is an understatement to describe the offensive output displayed in October. The team scored at least 40 points in each those three games, including a massive 63 against Indiana to round out the month.Read more
For the first time this season, each aspect of Michigan’s offense complimented each other well. The Wolverines accounted for 348 yards in total offense and had no turnovers for the first time in two years.
“I just say that’s hard work paying off,” Toussaint said. “Being able to throw the football, being able to protect the quarterback, being able to run the football. The offensive line created holes and they did what they had to do in order for us to be in position in everything.”Read more
The Golden Gophers have allowed an average of 131.40 rushing yards per game, good for seventh in the Big Ten. But their passing defense is what Michigan fans are familiar with as of late.
Minnesota ranks ninth in the Big Ten in passing yards allowed per game with 259.6. The Wolverines’ defense is slotted only one ranking higher, allowing 232 passing yards per game.Read more