Sunday, January 12, 2020

Meet Michigan football's next 'total package' QB, a diamond in the Long Island rough

Dan Villari's journey to Michigan football was improbable. Not long ago, the quarterback was ticketed to play at an FCS school in the Bronx.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Michigan football's Ambry Thomas indicates he will return in 2020

Michigan defensive back Ambry Thomas indicated his plans to return for his senior season in an Instagram post Saturday.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Michigan football running back Tru Wilson will pursue graduate transfer

Michigan football's Tru Wilson plans to graduate transfer.

Jimmystats: Early Enrollment

Michigan football defensive back Jaylen Kelly-Powell enters NCAA transfer portal

Michigan cornerback Jaylen Kelly-Powell, a former four-star recruit, entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal Thursday, according to a source.

Why Michigan football, Jim Harbaugh won't fool anyone in 2020

The impact of the 2019 season for Michigan football will be felt going forward, as skepticism about the program has increased.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The Oral History of the 2000 Orange Bowl, Part 4: Nebraska Chili

Michigan football 2020 schedule: Who are the opponents?

A look at the 12 scheduled opponents for Michigan football in the 2020 season.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Monday, January 6, 2020

Michigan football recruiting: These 8 players have enrolled early from the 2020 class

Michigan football has eight early enrollees who will arrive this week for the winter semester.

The Oral History of the 2000 Orange Bowl, Part 3: Terrell Takes Over

MGoPodcast 11.16: Speaking of Mega-Loogies

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Michigan football's Nico Collins to return for senior season

Michigan Wolverines football receiver Nico Collins said he will return for his senior season

What Michigan football might look like in 2020 in Josh Gattis' offense

Michigan's offense took a step forward in the second half of 2019, but Josh Gattis might face a challenge with numerous new starters next season.

Michigan football final grades are like this season: Good, but not great

Michigan football finished the season 9-4, and the grades reflect that: a lot of average units with only flashes of excellence.

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Exit Donovan Peoples-Jones

Projecting Michigan football's depth chart as offseason begins

Free Press sports writer Orion Sang projects Michigan football's depth chart in 2020.

Michigan's Donovan Peoples-Jones declares for 2020 NFL draft

Michigan Wolverines football receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones is declaring for the 2020 NFL draft

Michigan football gets commitment from four-star CB Darion Green-Warren

Michigan Wolverines football added four-star cornerback Darion Green-Warren to its 2020 recruiting class

Hello: Darion Green-Warren

Friday, January 3, 2020

Michigan football loses another offensive lineman as center Cesar Ruiz leaves for NFL draft

Center Cesar Ruiz says he is forgoing his senior season for the NFL draft, leaving Michigan football with even more holes on the offensive line.

Exit: Cesar Ruiz

Unverified Voracity Loses Spam Twitter

Michigan football starting QB race among things to watch for 2020

Michigan football finished the 2019 season at 9-4. Now, it turns the page to 2020 as it tries to move forward with a roster that will be revamped.

Michigan-Alabama was ABC's most-watched bowl game since 2010 national championship

The Citrus Bowl matchup of college football blue bloods Michigan and Alabama drew more than 14 million viewers.

WTKA Roundtable 1/2/2020: The Cat's Wearing Pants

Michigan football needs to rewrite fight song to reflect reality: No longer champions

So it's time to rewrite the Michigan fight song for the Big House, because the lyrics certainly don't reflect football reality.

Michigan football stock watch: The good and the bad that stand out from Citrus Bowl

Assessing which Michigan football players improved or hurt their stock in Wednesday's 35-16 loss to Alabama in the Citrus Bowl.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Michigan football must crush next hire to replace ace recruiter Chris Partridge

It'll be a difficult task for Michigan football to find an assistant with the same type of recruiting prowess as Chris Partridge.

Michigan football going nowhere fast as Jim Harbaugh seems to have lost his sizzle

Jim Harbaugh arrived in Ann Arbor with ideas and verve, but the Michigan football coach appears leaden after the Citrus Bowl loss to Alabama.

Michigan football loses top recruiter Chris Partridge to Ole Miss, Lane Kiffin

Michigan football is losing Chris Partridge to Ole Miss.

Not Technically A Private School

Exit Chris Partridge

Blame Jim Harbaugh for Michigan football's purgatory. Here's why

Jim Harbaugh is a known quarterback whisperer. Yet it's the quarterback position that hasn't soared for Michigan football.

The Oral History of the 2000 Orange Bowl, Part 2: Figuring It Out

Michigan football has deja vu all over again with loss to Alabama

Free Press columnist Shawn Windsor and sports writers Orion Sang and Rainer Sabin discuss Michigan football's loss to Alabama in the Citrus Bowl.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Under Jim Harbaugh, Michigan football is stuck in neutral

In a 35-16 defeat to Alabama in the Citrus Bowl, Michigan football lost again as an underdog, following a script that has defined the Jim Harbaugh Era

Michigan football offensive lineman Stephen Spanellis to transfer

Michigan Wolverines offensive lineman Stephen Spanellis announced his decision to pursue a graduate transfer

Punted/Counterpunted: Citrus Bowl 2020

Michigan Wolverines football schedule 2020: Opponents, dates set

Michigan football 2020 schedule includes a visit to Washington, Michigan State and Ohio State

Michigan football's defense rocked by explosive plays in loss to Alabama

Michigan football's defense struggled to limit explosive plays against Alabama's talented offense in Citrus Bowl

Michigan football's reality unchanged after Citrus Bowl loss: Not quite elite

Michigan football's reality remains unchanged after Wednesday's 35-16 loss to Alabama in the Citrus Bowl.

Michigan football's Jim Harbaugh shares his thoughts after Citrus Bowl loss to Alabama

Michigan Wolverines football coach Jim Harbaugh speaks to the media after the 35-16 loss to Alabama in the Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1, 2020, in Orlando.

Terrance Williams Commits to Michigan

Michigan football grades vs. Alabama: Wolverines go sour in Citrus Bowl after nice start

Free Press sports writer Orion Sang rates No. 17 Michigan football on a scale of 1 to 10 after its loss to No. 9 Alabama:

Alabama 35, Michigan 16

Michigan football falls to Alabama, fans compare Harbaugh to those 'just OK' commercials

Saban and Harbaugh met in the 2020 Citrus Bowl and it was Saban who left a happy man after Michigan football's 35-16 loss to Alabama on Wednesday.

Relax, Michigan football's Citrus Bowl loss means nothing in the big picture

Free Press sports writer Rainer Sabin tackles the tough questions after Alabama defeated Michigan football, 35-16, on Wednesday in the Citrus Bowl.

Michigan football can't keep pace with Alabama, ends season with 35-16 Citrus Bowl loss

Michigan football led at halftime against Alabama but was shut out in the second half in the Citrus Bowl on Wednesday in Orlando, Fla.

Michigan football loses to Alabama, 35-16, in Citrus Bowl: Game blog

Welcome to our live game blog as Michigan football takes on Alabama in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.

Michigan football: Watch Quinn Nordin's 57-yard bomb against Alabama in Citrus Bowl

Michigan football kicker Quinn Nordin tied a program record with a 57-yard field goal in the first half against Alabama in the Citrus Bowl.

Michigan football leads Alabama at halftime of Citrus Bowl: Our observations

Free Press sports writer Orion Sang provides halftime observations from Michigan football's game against Alabama in the Citrus Bowl.

Michigan football score vs. Alabama: Citrus Bowl live updates

Welcome to our live game blog as Michigan football takes on Alabama in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.

Citrus Bowl 2020 Liveblog

Michigan football pep rally for Citrus Bowl; plus, Harbaugh, Saban speak

Photos from the news conference with Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh and Alabama football coach Nick Saban on Dec. 31, 2019, in Orlando, Florida.

Michigan football vs. Alabama: Citrus Bowl live game blog at 1 p.m.

Welcome to our live game blog as Michigan football takes on Alabama in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.

Can Michigan football stun Alabama? Here's what will decide it

Alabama has elite wide receivers. Whether Michigan football stands a chance Wednesday will come down to whether it can stop the Tide's wideouts.