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  1. 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
  2. Michigan spring wrap

    Michael Rothstein

    2012 record: 8-5 2012 conference record: 6-2 Returning starters: Offense: 6; defense: 6; kicker/punter: 3 Top returners: QB Devin Gardner, WR Jeremy Gallon, TE Devin Funchess, LT Taylor Lewan, RT Michael Schofield, DT Quinton Washington, ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  3. Corner depth is crucial for Michigan

    Tom VanHaaren

    Michigan's secondary suffered a big blow in the first game of last season when sophomore starter Blake Countess went down with an ACL injury. The already thin unit held together well without him, but the depth was a concern going forward, especially ...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  4. Season analysis: Secondary

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Before Michigan's season started, the Wolverines' secondary looked like a group with the potential to be the best unit on the team. It returned all four starters and most of its depth. It had an All-Big Ten safety in Jordan Kov...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  5. Season analysis: Defensive line

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan's defensive line entered the season as the position with more questions than any other. It had three new starters and one learning a new position in the case of Craig Roh. With the unknown as the metric, the Wolverines...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  6. Season anaylsis: Offensive line

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- It was a unit entering the season with a lot of age but questions about experience, two new starters and little-to-no depth to replace anyone who was injured or struggled. Those issues showed throughout this season, as Michigan...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  7. Devin Gardner for 2013 Heisman?

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - In four games Devin Gardner has gone from wide receiver to emergency starter at quarterback to seemingly unquestioned leader of the Michigan offense heading into 2013. Given the rate of his improvement in Al Borges' offense, and...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  8. Michigan Wolverines susceptible to injuries on offense

    Michael Rothstein

    Michigan's offensive starters have plenty of talent, but if any of them go down to injury, like Denard Robinson did against Nebraska, the experienced depth behind them is nonexistent.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  9. WolverineNation roundtable

    WolverineNation Staff

    Every Thursday, Tom, Mike and Chantel will discuss three issues in and around Michigan sports. This week, they look at Notre Dame, freshman starters and the 2013 recruiting class rankings. 1.) What aspect of Notre Dame should the Wolverines be mos...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  10. Depth chart analysis: Defense, special teams

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan decided to go big after all. After weeks of speculation and a spring of experimentation which saw Jibreel Black move inside and Brennen Beyer as the likely starter at rush end, it turns out none of that will actually h...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  11. Michigan Wolverines expect more from Desmond Morgan

    Michael Rothstein

    Desmond Morgan surpised even his father when he emerged as a starter last season as a freshman.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  12. What Pipkins' injury means for Michigan

    Chantel Jennings

    The neck injury suffered by true freshman defensive tackle Ondre Pipkins on Friday is more bad news for a unit that already was facing questions heading into the season. The defensive line lost three starters from last season to graduation, and tr...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  13. Thomas Rawls digs in for Michigan Wolverines

    Michael Rothstein

    Will Campbell came to Michigan with all kinds of hype, but three years later he has little to show for it. He'll be a starter in his final season, and Michigan needs him to stand and deliver.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  14. Will Campbell must step forward for Michigan Wolverines

    Michael Rothstein

    Will Campbell came to Michigan with all kinds of hype, but three years later he has little to show for it. He'll be a starter in his final season, and Michigan needs him to stand and deliver.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  15. Freshmen to play big role on court

    Chantel Jennings

    Michigan point guard Trey Burke has had a lot to think about this offseason: his decision to stay in Ann Arbor, the loss of his two senior leaders, the transfer of a starter and five freshmen to incorporate into what will be his team. Naturally, q...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  16. 2014 F Egekeze improving, has U-M interest

    Michael Rothstein

    FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- He was almost forgotten heading into last spring, another player on a summer basketball team pushed down the bench in an environment where starters play a lot of minutes and every possession is a chance to be noticed. Slowly, t...

    Blog | May 25, 2012