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  1. Michigan spring game predictions: No. 3

    Chantel Jennings

    Michigan's spring game is less than a month away, so we're going to try our best to look into the future and make five predictions for the next few weeks and what we might or might not see in the scrimmage. Prediction No. 3: The linebackers will b...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  2. Players U-M was hoping not to see again

    Chantel Jennings

    The Wolverines played against a few guys in 2013 that they're pleased they won't have to face again. Linebacker Ryan Shazier left Ohio State early for the NFL and every Michigan running back is likely pleased about that. Wide receiver Allen Robinson ...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  3. The good, the bad, the future: SAM LB

    Chantel Jennings

    At this time last year, prospects for the SAM linebacker position were great. But by the end of spring football, there were more questions and fears than anything else because of Jake Ryan's ACL tear. But Ryan made a speedy recovery and an impressive...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  4. The good, the bad, the future: Linebackers

    Chantel Jennings

    Michigan divides its linebackers in its meetings, so we're doing the same here. Today, we're looking at the middle linebackers and weakside linebackers. The unit was arguably the most consistent group of any -- on both sides of the ball --- this seas...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  5. LB Jake Ryan returns to the field for U-M

    Chantel Jennings

    Linebacker Jake Ryan's return to the field last Saturday didn't go quite the way he had wanted. After six months of rehab -- a goal he had set shortly after his surgery, and announced last April -- he had hoped his first game back would be a win. ...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  6. Ryan could play this weekend

    Chantel Jennings

    Jake Ryan is back ... sort of. On Monday, Brady Hoke announced that his star linebacker, who suffered a torn ACL last spring, had been cleared to play by doctors, but Michigan coach still was being cautious. "Playing football, when you haven't pl...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  7. Wolverines 'embarrassed' by play in win

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- In Michigan Stadium, the crowd erupted as linebacker Brennen Beyer got to Akron quarterback Kyle Pohl. Pohl's pass left his hands and eventually was caught by nothing but the Michigan Stadium turf. The clock read 0:00. The Wolv...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  8. Ross III caught up in full-time starter role

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- James Ross III didn't expect to play much the first game last season. Special teams, sure, but on the actual defense against Alabama, the linebacker's head was stuck in high school. So imagine his surprise when his coaches turn...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  9. Ryan still aiming for October return

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Jake Ryan is confident about this now, even as his knee is still recovering and he hasn't been hitting. Heck, he's still a few months out from the earliest possible date for his return. Yes, the Michigan linebacker tore his ACL...

    Blog | August 11, 2013
  10. Michigan lands Penn State decommit

    Tom VanHaaren

    Michigan was initially only going to take three linebackers in the 2014 class, but that number is now at four. The Wolverines have landed the commitment of three-star linebacker Jared Wangler (Warren, Mich./De La Salle), who will likely close out the...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  11. Fresh Ideas: Linebackers

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Can a true freshman really contribute at the college level? Is it easier at one position than another? Over the summer WolverineNation has been breaking down the probabilities of playing time and projections of the Wolverines' fre...

    Blog | July 05, 2013
  12. Michigan recruiting: Positions of need

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan had several areas of need in the 2014 class, chief among them being quarterback and linebacker, largely due to injuries both position groups have suffered. Here's a look at the top five areas of need and what Michigan has...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  13. Michigan picks up 2014 linebacker commit

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Even though late June and early July are often slow times for recruiting, the No. 1 recruiting class continues to add members. Michigan picked up three 2014 commits in the span of a few days and two 2015 commits last weekend. L...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  14. Michigan catching the eye of Davis

    Brad Bournival

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Outside linebacker Jamal Davis II (Canton, Ohio/McKinley) has a favorite. Well, sort of. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Davis is a big fan of Michigan -- he grew up emulating a certain Heisman Trophy winner -- so the Wolverines are h...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  15. Michigan picks up 11th commit in 2014

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The No. 1 recruiting class in the country just keeps getting bigger and better. On Sunday Michigan picked up its 11th commitment for the already impressive class. Three-star outside linebacker Chase Winovich (Jefferson Hills, P...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  16. Winovich adds depth at SAM

    Tom VanHaaren

    Linebacker Chase Winovich (Jefferson Hills, Pa./Thomas Jefferson) became the second linebacker commit for Michigan's 2014 class on Saturday. The three-star prospect chose the Wolverines over Ohio State and Pitt, and was a big addition to Michigan's c...

    Blog | June 01, 2013