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  1. The good, the bad, the future: Secondary

    Chantel Jennings

    The secondary was far from a highlight for the Wolverines this season, allowing big plays and never quite getting to a level of technique that Greg Mattison wanted. That said, the Michigan defensive backs wouldn't have been called on to make as many ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  2. State of the Rivalry: Defensive backs

    Tom VanHaaren and Brad Bournival

    The writers at WolverineNation and BuckeyeNation put their heads together to break down the rivals' 2013 classes. Position by position, they'll give you a look at who Brady Hoke and Urban Meyer brought in and, ultimately, which class edged out the ot...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  3. 2014 Michigan DB targets

    Tom VanHaaren

    Michigan landed six defensive backs in the 2013 class to help fill depth in the secondary. That means the Wolverines will be able to take a smaller number of defensive backs going forward and still have competition at each spot. Here is a look at ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  4. Michigan Wolverines have solid, not spectacular, defensive backs

    Chantel Jennings

    WolverineNation continues its position-by-position analaysis of Michigan during the nonconference schedule with a look at the defensive backs.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  5. Michigan Wolverines defensive back expectations for 2012

    Michael Rothstein

    Michigan's defensive backs learn one simple mantra: "Inside and in front."

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  6. 2014 CB D'Andre Payne working hard

    Chantel Jennings

    Never mind the height. Just play big. It's a simple mantra, but it's what has made 2014 cornerback D'Andre Payne (Washington, DC/Howard D. Woodson) one of the most sought after defensive backs in the nation. And though he has more than 25 offer...

    Blog | August 02, 2012
  7. Westphal family impressed with BBQ

    Tom VanHaaren

    Defensive back Parrker Westphal (Bolingbrook, Ill./Bolingbrook) is one of eleven defensive backs in the 2014 class to be offered by Michigan. He and his father, Brian, have already seen Michigan in person, but the Big House BBQ gave them a closer loo...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  8. Montae Nicholson enjoys Big House BBQ

    Chantel Jennings

    Michigan has made it clear that it intends to recruit bigger defensive backs for its secondary and safety Montae Nicholson (Monroeville, Pa./Gateway) perfectly fits that mold. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound defensive back was on campus for the Wolverines...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  9. 2014 CB boasts U-M, Penn State offers

    Chantel Jennings

    It doesn't take too long for opposing quarterbacks to learn their lesson against the Monroeville (Pa.) Gateway High school secondary: Don't throw it deep. With four Division I-offered defensive backs, the Gateway secondary has made a name for itse...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  10. 2013 safety talks recruiting

    Tom VanHaaren

    The safety position will be one of the areas of focus for the Michigan coaching staff in the 2013 class. If possible the coaches would like to pull those defensive backs from the Midwest. One prospect who fits the bill is Marcus McWilson (Youngstown,...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  11. Michigan Wolverines target 2013 DBs

    Tom VanHaaren

    Wolverines will look far and wide to fill secondary needs for 2013 class.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  12. Michigan adds another 2015 DB

    Tom VanHaaren

    Michigan landed 2015 defensive back Shaun Crawford (Lakewood, Ohio/St. Edward) on Friday, but the Wolverines weren't done for the weekend. The coaching staff got good news from another 2015 prospect on Saturday. Safety Tyree Kinnel (Huber Heights,...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  13. U-M continues torrid pace in DB recruiting

    Brad Bournival

    Michigan continued its recruiting hot streak by adding defensive back Shaun Crawford (Lakewood, Ohio/St. Edward) to the 2015 class on Friday. Crawford is the third ESPN Junior 300 commit for the Wolverines and will help bolster the depth chart almost...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  14. Visit moves Crawford closer to decision

    Tom VanHaaren

    Going into Michigan's barbecue, 2015 defensive back Shaun Crawford (Lakewood, Ohio/St. Edward) had Michigan at the top of his leaderboard. The ESPN Junior 300 prospect said before the visit that this could be an opportunity for the Wolverines to sepa...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  15. Tales From the Road: Michigan

    Tom VanHaaren

    Every Wednesday, WolverineNation will take a look at Michigan's week in recruiting in Tales From The Road. This week's targets: This week's targets: ESPN 150 defensive back Adoree' Jackson (Gardena, Calif./Junipero Serra) came out with his top 10 ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  16. Fifth-ranked player narrows to 10 schools

    Tom VanHaaren and Erik McKinney

    Defensive back Adoree' Jackson (Gardena, Calif./Junipero Serra), the No. 5-ranked prospect in the ESPN 150, has narrowed his list to 10 schools. Florida, Florida State, Illinois, LSU, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, Tennessee, UCLA and USC a...

    Blog | June 02, 2013