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  1. Planning for success: Michigan

    Chantel Jennings

    For the past few seasons Michigan relied heavily on quarterback Denard Robinson to pick up the yardage on the ground. The result? He finally suffered a hit hard enough to sideline him and the Wolverines needed to lean on back ups. "I don't want hi...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  2. Gardner solid on third downs, in red zone

    Chantel Jennings

    Even though Devin Gardner hasn't quite produced all the highlight-reel plays that Denard Robinson did in his first few starts, he has done something that Robinson didn't always do: produce, especially on third downs and in the red zone. And that c...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  3. Diving into the numbers: U-M's offense

    Chantel Jennings

    From a football perspective, No. 17 Michigan's 59-9 rout of Central Michigan on Saturday wasn't too exciting. But for those who've waited through the Rich Rodriguez's spread era and the Denard Robinson deuce package days, it was the first glance at w...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  4. Deeper in the stats: QB Devin Gardner

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- It's not hard to recognize that Devin Gardner and Denard Robinson are two very different quarterbacks. Robinson, who has been the face of the program over the past few seasons, left the reigns to Gardner, who looks to lead it t...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  5. Most indispensable: No. 5 Gibbons

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- As Michigan's preseason approaches at the end of this week, WolverineNation takes a look at the 10 players who are most indispensable for the Wolverines this season. This doesn't mean the most talented players but rather the playe...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  6. Most indispensable: No. 9 Schofield

    Chantel Jennings

    As Michigan's preseason approaches at the end of this week, WolverineNation takes a look at the 10 players who are most indispensable for the Wolverines this season. This doesn't mean the most talented players, but rather the players, if Michigan los...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  7. Hoop success helps football recruiting

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- When the confetti fell from the Georgia Dome on Monday night, the 2012-13 basketball season was officially over and the Michigan basketball team was just a few made shots and defensive possessions away from a national title. An...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  8. WolverineNation Mailbag

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The NFL combine has come and gone and wide receiver Denard Robinson (still, so weird to write that) performed how most thought he would perform -- inconsistently. And because of Robinson's appearance at the combine, that meant he ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  9. QB recruiting evolves to fit new scheme

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan's quarterback situation this year was a round-hole, square-peg deal no matter how coaches, players or fans tried to look at it. Denard Robinson was a dynamic athlete and could make things happen, but it wasn't what Bra...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  10. Big RBs signal change in offense

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Despite coaching for more than 20 years at Michigan, there are a few years for running backs that stick out to Fred Jackson. There was 1992 with Tyrone Wheatley, Tim Biakabutuka and Jesse Johnson. There was 2003 with Chris Perr...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  11. Jackson's recruiting efforts deserve praise

    Chantel Jennings

    While Greg Mattison might be recognized as the best recruiter among Michigan assistants, it is clear that running backs coach Fred Jackson deserves some recognition, as well. Not only has he been on the Michigan coaching staff for 20-plus years --...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  12. WolverineNation Mailbag

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - What a week for Michigan sports. A top ranking for the basketball team and a big commitment for the football team. But I believe that good things come in threes, so let's consider this mailbag the third good thing for Michigan spor...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  13. Al Borges impacted by fatherhood in coaching Michigan Wolverines

    Chantel Jennings

    Al Borges at 40 -- single, childless, carefree football coach -- wouldn't recognize Al Borges today -- devoted family man, father of two, balancing football with home life.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  14. WolverineNation mailbag

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan football is headed to the Outback Bowl and will ring in the New Year in Tampa. The Big Ten has become a basketball league (six teams in the top 20 doesn't lie). And it still feels like springtime in December. I think I'm ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  15. Vision separates 2015 RB Mike Weber

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Mike Weber (Detroit/Cass Tech) sees things a bit differently than most sophomores. In the classroom, he sees lines and levels, layouts and layers. His eyes and creative mind have brought him to graphic design, which he hopes to...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  16. FB Stephen Hopkins leaves team

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Junior fullback Stephen Hopkins has left the Michigan football team. Hopkins declined comment to ESPN.com, though following the announcement to the media Hopkins did tweet, "I love the University of Michigan and everything it m...

    Blog | December 03, 2012