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  1. Michigan adds series with Virginia Tech

    Adam Rittenberg

    If you enjoyed the 2012 Sugar Bowl between Michigan and Virginia Tech, you'll be happy with today's news. The Wolverines and Hokies have agreed to a home-and-home series for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. Michigan will host Virginia Tech on Sept. 19, ...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  2. Big Ten, ACC still trail SEC

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- A speck of LSU purple and another of Alabama crimson stood out in the sea of Michigan blue in the east stands of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The two fans looked out of place in the front row, but they didn't seem to mind. The LSU b...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  3. Michigan struggling with Hokies' Thomas

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- Michigan coach Brady Hoke spent much of Sugar Bowl week raving about Virginia Tech running back David Wilson. It seemed pretty clear Hoke and his staff would gear the defense toward stopping Wilson, the Hokies outstanding junior run...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  4. Video: Keys for Michigan

    Adam Rittenberg

    Adam Rittenberg discusses what the Wolverines must do to beat Virginia Tech in the Allstate Sugar Bowl....

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  5. Michigan seeks a return to glory

    Adam Rittenberg

    If Michigan hoists the Allstate Sugar Bowl trophy as "The Victors" blares and team dance expert Fitzgerald Toussaint shows off his moves at midfield, the temptation will be there. Whenever a team emerges from a dark period to win a high-profile ga...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  6. Sugar Bowl: Three keys for Michigan

    Adam Rittenberg

    Here's a look at three keys for No. 13 Michigan against No. 11 Virginia Tech in the Allstate Sugar Bowl tonight in New Orleans. 1. Get "Shoelace" going early: Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson ended the season playing his best football, putting...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  7. Sugar Bowl: Michigan vs. Virginia Tech

    Adam Rittenberg

    Big Ten bowl season wraps up Tuesday night as No. 13 Michigan takes on No. 11 Virginia Tech in the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Wolverines aim for their first bowl win since the 2008 Capital One Bowl and their first BCS bow...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  8. Michigan more focused for this year's bowl

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- A major theme during bowl season has been teams dealing with distractions, particularly of the coaching variety. A year ago, Michigan was one of those teams. Rich Rodriguez hadn't officially been fired as Wolverines coach, but fe...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  9. Sugar latest to take on double-hosting

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- If you haven't done so already, check out my column from earlier on why BCS bowls need more freedom, not less, to create better matchups. Some things about BCS bowls likely will never change, but the selection process can be loosened -...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  10. Video: Michigan's Kenny Demens

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Michigan linebacker tells Adam Rittenberg about how the team's relatively young unit has grown up fast this season....

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  11. BCS restrictions fuel matchup issues

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- It's time to give the BCS bowls more freedom, not less. Yes, you read that right. More freedom. Take the shackles off of the at-large selection process. Eliminate the two-teams-per-conference limit in the big bowls. While we're at i...

    Blog | January 01, 2012
  12. Wolverines size up VT's Thomas, Wilson

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- Michigan's defense hasn't seen players quite like Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas and Hokies running back David Wilson. At least not this season. The 6-foot-6, 254-pound Thomas isn't your typical quarterback. Michigan defe...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  13. Video: Michigan's Kevin Koger

    Adam Rittenberg

    The tight end talks about the Sugar Bowl and his role in the offense....

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  14. Michigan D-line looks for next man in

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- Michigan's defensive line has been the engine for a 10-win season, but the group's depth will be tested Tuesday night in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Reserve defensive end Nathan Brink is out with an injury, and starting defensive tackl...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  15. Ryan Van Bergen: Straight outta Whitehall

    Adam Rittenberg

    NEW ORLEANS -- Like many rappers, Michigan defensive end Ryan Van Bergen draws inspiration from his roots. "It comes from the mean streets of Whitehall," Van Bergen deadpanned Saturday. "Growing up there, it's not the easiest place in the world, s...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  16. Video: Michigan's Greg Mattison

    Adam Rittenberg

    Michigan's defensive coordinator talks with Adam Rittenberg about Virginia Tech's offense and his unit's preparation for the Sugar Bowl....

    Blog | December 31, 2011