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Maize n Brew 16 hours ago

Report: Former Alabama OL Chad Lindsay to transfer to Ohio State

A report from CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler on Tuesday says that Chad Lindsay will transfer to Ohio State to spend his final year of eligibility. When it was first announced that former Alabama offensive lineman Chad Lindsay was transferring away from the school, Michigan was an attractive destination due to the familiarity he had with current offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier. Perhaps it wasn't so attractive after all, as it appears that Lindsay is heading elsewhere. Ohio State to be exact. According to CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler's report on Tuesday, Lindsay is expected to spend his final...
Maize n Brew 18 hours ago
Michigan to play Rutgers in primetime, third night game this season

Michigan to play Rutgers in primetime, third night game this season

Michigan and the Big Ten announced Tuesday that Michigan will face Rutgers at night on Oct. 6 with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m. It is Michigan's third scheduled primetime game of the 2014 season and first meeting between the two in program history. If two helpings of night games in primetime this season doesn't whet the appetite for Michigan football, the Big Ten Network made sure to add a third to be certain. The network released their schedule of night games on Tuesday which included Michigan's matchup against Rutgers on Oct. 6. For the third time this season, Michigan will be playing in...
Maize n Brew Apr 21, 2014

New Blue Hoops: Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman

The Wolverines quickly address the backcourt depth issues that arose with the departure of Nik Stauskas. A couple weeks ago the talk was on recruiting big men, either as transfers or fresh out of high school recruits. Well, that talk didn't last too long as John Beilein brought in his first new player since DJ Wilson committed to Michigan. This player is combo guard Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rakhman (or, as MGoBlog has already effectively shortened it, something worthwhile for me to do as well: MAAR). In fact, if we are talking about historical precedent with recruits, MAAR is the first MIchigan...
Maize n Brew Apr 21, 2014

The Pressure Cooker: It's All Coming to a Head for Brady Hoke in 2014

Every year since he was hired, Brady Hoke has stated that the program's expectation should be to win the Big Ten Championship. This is the year he has to meet that expectation. Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke approaches the 2014 football season with a lot of questions to answer. While I think most fans can agree that his seat is somewhat warming up, it might be a bit much to say that he's entering the season on the proverbial "hot seat," as some have gone so far as to say. If you'd have asked me a year ago if Hoke was on the hot seat, I would have said that was ludicrous. If you'd...
Maize n Brew Apr 21, 2014

Monday Michigan Football Recruiting Roundup Has Visit Reactions

The MRR updates you on the very latest regarding Michigan football recruiting. Michigan's two WR offers are touched on, visit reactions are discussed and an offensive lineman is taking his time. Michigan Offers Two '16 WRs Late Friday afternoon the Michigan coaching staff sent out some feelers on two 2016 receivers. Cameron Chambers and Nate Craig have both reported offers from Michigan. These offers don't exactly move the needle for me, so to speak. Especially for Craig, who recently told 247's Keith Niebuhr that Auburn is his current leader ($). Craig also released a top-five as well....
Maize n Brew Apr 20, 2014

Michigan Lacrosse: Yale Wins 13-7; UM's Ian King Sets Scoring Record

Although Ian King set a new scoring record, Michigan could not get past Yale. In front of the biggest crowd yet this season (2,111) Michigan's Ian King broke the single season scoring record of 26 set by Trevor Yealy during Team One in 2012. King's record-breaker came the way a record-breaker should...in dramatic fashion--2:33 to go in the second quarter, in heavy traffic, and on a bounce shot no less. He's one special freshman, and Michigan is in very good hands with him on the team. Special freshman or not, though, Yale scored the first three goals of the game. They were then followed up...
Maize n Brew Apr 18, 2014

Zia Combs: A Redemption Story

Former Michigan defensive back Zia Combs was a redshirt sophomore when his football career was cut short by a freak accident leaving him temporarily paralyzed. This is his story of beating odds. It was a brisk, yet beautiful, afternoon for football at Michigan Stadium on the 12th day of October in 2002. The Penn State Nittany Lions came into Ann Arbor ranked 15th in the nation and ready to play the Wolverines in an early Big Ten conference matchup. However, there was something about this day that will live in infamy for one Wolverine. It’s not about the personal statistics and it’s not...
Maize n Brew Apr 18, 2014

Lacrosse Preview: Yale at Michigan

I know you're sad because Stauskas and GRIII are leaving for the NBA, but get your mind off of it by watching Michigan lacrosse take on the Yale Bulldogs on Saturday. The Where and When Date: April 19 Time: 4:00 ET Where: Michigan Stadium Coverage: MGoBlueTV The Opponent Yale Bulldogs 7-3, 3-2; Home: 3-1; Away: 4-2 After alternating wins and losses for seven weeks, the Bulldogs have now won three in a row, are 7-3, and are ranked as high as 11th in the polls. Now they'll face a reeling Michigan squad who has lost five in a row. Attack: Conrad Oberbeck is leading the team with 23 goals on...
Maize n Brew Apr 18, 2014

Friday Michigan Football Recruiting Roundup Reconsiders

The FRR updates you on the very latest regarding Michigan football recruiting. A certain recruit reconsiders his announcement, this weekend will have visitors of interest and recruiting rankings are discussed. ... Or Not Well, it was reported that 2016 LB/RB Daelin Hayes was prepared to make his college announcement on the 27th during a Rivals Camp, but... 2016 ATH Daelin Hayes has decided to postpone a planned April 27 commitment announcement. Will slow down his process http://t.co/0o4VCgK8Lc — Josh Helmholdt (@JoshHelmholdt) April 16, 2014 The news broke that he was planning on...
Maize n Brew Apr 17, 2014
Dan Dierdorf to join Michigan football radio broadcasts

Dan Dierdorf to join Michigan football radio broadcasts

Michigan announced Thursday that former Michigan offensive lineman Dan Dierdorf will be joining Jim Brandstatter on Michigan's radio broadcasts. Brandstatter will be doing play-by-play duties. When Dave Brandon hinted at familiarity with the radio broadcasts, he wasn't lying. In fact, former teammates will be reunited in the process. The University of Michigan Athletic Department and IMG College announced Thursday that former CBS NFL color analyst and former offensive lineman for U-M Dan Dierdorf will be joining Jim Brandstatter in the radio booth for the upcoming season. With this...
Maize n Brew Apr 17, 2014
Michigan Football 2014 Post Spring Game: Darrell Funk Discusses the Offensive Line

Michigan Football 2014 Post Spring Game: Darrell Funk Discusses the Offensive Line

Michigan's offensive line is arguably the biggest question mark going into the 2014 football season. In a recent (rare) interview, embattled offensive line coach Darrell Funk offered a few statements to reporter Sam Webb. Here is what we can try to discern from that interview. Head coach Brady Hoke typically doesn't let his position coaches do interviews outside of the normal fluff stuff controlled by the athletic department, but last Sunday, Michigan offensive line coach Darrell Funk managed to share a few answers with Scout.com reporter Sam Webb on the changes to the offensive line. As...
Maize n Brew Apr 16, 2014

Underachievement and Red's Return, A Hockey Postmortem

Michigan started out quite well, couldn't gain any consistency down the stretch, and dropped some key games to Penn State. Red will return for at least one more season, but 2013-2014 has clearly been a disappointing season. Much like Zach did with his great basketball piece, I've been working on this for some time, but have let it just sit around for various reasons. Well, it's time for this thing to go, but it won't be nearly as eloquent as Zach's piece, and it isn't a paean to a program that is resurrecting itself. This is called a postmortem for obvious reasons. -- In the interest of...
Maize n Brew Apr 16, 2014

Michigan Basketball: Odds and Ends From Nik Stauskas, Glenn Robinson III NBA Presser

Glenn Robinson III and Nik Stauskas are off to the Association--as we all pretty much expected. This post features audio bits from the presser, as well as a few afterthoughts. Tuesday was a somber yet celebratory day for Michigan basketball, which said goodbye to sophomores Nik Stauskas and Glenn Robinson III, a pair of Wolverines wingers bound for the NBA. Throughout the festivities, I pretty much bounced around between GR3, Stauskas and coach John Beilein. Along the way, I asked some questions and got a few answers. But I also joined conversations and recorded bits from other media...
Maize n Brew Apr 16, 2014

Wednesday Michigan Football Recruiting Roundup is All Over the Place

The WRR updates you on the very latest regarding Michigan football recruiting. Michigan is sending out more feelers on 2015 OLs, 5-star goodies and more visit news. Michigan Offers Roberts It appears the coaching staff have been busy sending out feelers on more offensive lineman for the 2015 class. Three-star Henry Roberts is the latest. Although the offer was reported by the media late Monday night, an interview with ($) 247's Steve Lorenz proves that Roberts has held a Michigan offer for at least a few days now. "They actually offered me on Friday," Roberts said. "My coach texted me to...
Maize n Brew Apr 16, 2014

Michigan Basketball: Don't Pinch NBA-Bound Wolverines Sophomore Nik Stauskas

Hey, Nik! Destiny's on Line 1. Audio: Beilein on advancement The seven-year-old Nik Stauskas can stop dreaming. It's time for (little whatever-his-parents-called-him) to wake up and start living out that wild, never-going-to-happen childhood fantasy of playing in the NBA. The Michigan sophomore isn't a pro yet. But he inched one step closer Tuesday at the Crisler Center, announcing that he'll forgo his final two years of eligibility, sign with an agent and enter the 2014 NBA Draft. It takes careful planning to turn dreams into reality, and Stauskas wasn't about to gamble on his future. No,...
Maize n Brew Apr 15, 2014

Stauskas, GRIII To Enter NBA Draft

Color me shocked. Not much of a surprise here as both Michigan's sophomore wings have decided to leave and pursue their NBA career. From the press release: "In a very short period of time, these two young men have had a very positive impact on the Michigan Basketball program," said Beilein. "From day one, Glenn and Nik have had the right attitude and work ethic that has helped us enjoy so much of our recent success. "They both understand that they will need to continue to work even harder in the years to come to accomplish their goals in the NBA," added Beilein. "We will continue to do...
Maize n Brew Apr 15, 2014

ABC/ESPN Announces Prime Time Game Slate For 2014: Michigan-PSU On ESPN

The Wolverines will play once in primetime on ABC/ESPN, against Penn State. If I recall correctly, the UM-PSU game was already announced as a night game. However, now we know a little more. Specifically, that those two teams will meet at 7pm and the game will be either on ESPN or ESPN2. This comes as part of ABC's announcement of its primetime slate of Big Ten games for the upcoming season. Other teams getting in the action are Ohio State (three), Nebraska (two), Michigan State (one), and Penn State with one other prime time game. The Big Ten will also be symbolically breaking down a...
Maize n Brew Apr 15, 2014

Frontcourt Depth In The Age Of Departures

Michigan has already lost Jon Horford and it reportedly going to lose Glenn Robinson III. What does this do to Michigan's lineup for next year? Jordan Morgan was always there.  When you look back on this past season, that is, the more you think about it, one of the most important pieces in MIchigan's run.  Yes, development by Nik Stauskas and Caris LeVert gave Michigan its primary scoring weapons, but without Morgan to help the team weather McGary's injury, things could have been much worse. Of course, it was that McGary injury, the one that shelved him for the season back in December,...
Maize n Brew Apr 14, 2014

Monday Michigan Football Recruiting Roundup Likes Its Chances

The MRR updates you on the very latest regarding Michigan football recruiting. Is more good news coming to Michigan in the coming days? Who is Michigan planning to see throw? That and more. Hayes Sets a Date 2016 RB/LB Daelin Hayes announced on Twitter yesterday that he will be making his college announcement on April 27 at an upcoming camp hosted by Rivals. Will be announcing my commitment at the Rivals camp April 27th — Daelin Hayes (@DaelinHayes_24) April 12, 2014 Realistically, the only three schools who have offered is Michigan, Michigan State and Tennessee battle. Since the...
Maize n Brew Apr 13, 2014

Michigan starts out hot, but cools off in second half; loses to Ohio State 15-6

The Wolverines were looking to avoid a fifth-consecutive loss on Saturday, but got blown out in the second half. It was yet another beautiful day for lacrosse in a sign that the long winter may finally be over. Please, please be over! Saturday's temps and conditions were great for everyone, but the game itself warmed up and became too blistering hot for Michigan to stay in it. Although Carter Brown put the Buckeyes on the board first, Ian King and David Joseph followed up with scores of their own and gave Michigan the 2-1 lead. King's score came at the 8:40 mark of the first period and...

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