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  1. The good, the bad, the future: Tight ends

    Chantel Jennings

    Considering that just a few years ago the tight end position didn't even exist on Michigan's team and the Wolverines had this season's Big Ten tight end of the year, this might be the position group that has grown the most under Brady Hoke and this s...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  2. Tight ends help offense shake loose

    Chantel Jennings

    One of the catalysts for Michigan's offense this season has been one of the biggest surprises to emerge out of this group -- tight end Jake Butt. What Butt's contribution at the tight end position has meant for the Wolverines is that Devin Funches...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  3. ESPN 150 TE Bunting commits to Michigan

    Tom VanHaaren

    Michigan has been very successful in recent years recruiting tight ends, and that success continued Tuesday with the No. 6 commitment of the 2014 class. Tight end Ian Bunting (Hinsdale, Ill./Hinsdale Central) gave his pledge to the Wolverines only...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  4. 2014 Michigan TE targets

    Chantel Jennings

    The 2012 and 2013 classes account for all four of the scholarship tight ends on Michigan's roster. Moving to a more pro-style offense, the Wolverines will look to pick up more tight ends and will target the best in the 2014 class who can fit into the...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  5. State of the rivalry: Tight ends

    Tom VanHaaren

    The writers at WolverineNation and BuckeyeNation put their heads together to break down the rivals' 2013 recruiting classes. They'll give readers a position-by-position look at who coaches Brady Hoke and Urban Meyer signed and, ultimately, which clas...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  6. Depth chart analysis: Tight end

    Michael Rothstein

    Over the next few weeks, WolverineNation will look at every position on the Michigan roster and give a depth chart analysis heading into the offseason. If any position sees an uptick in production next season, it will be Michigan's tight ends. Wh...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  7. Jake Butt impressed by Michigan, tight ends

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Tight end Jake Butt (Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington North) had been in Michigan Stadium twice before, for the Notre Dame and Ohio State games in 2011. But his hopes on Saturday for the performance and hype in the Big House were n...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  8. Notes: Toussaint/Clark update and tight ends

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan coach Brady Hoke said on Thursday that suspended players Fitzgerald Toussaint and Frank Clark "still are not practicing with the team." Hoke had said on Monday that there was no set timetable for either player's return...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  9. Michigan Wolverines tight end expectations

    Michael Rothstein

    Tight ends at Michigan are expected to block first, but as the offense transitions to more of a pro style under Al Borges he also is going to be more of a receiving threat.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2012
  10. Tight ends to play bigger role

    Chantel Jennings

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Former Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez rarely used the tight end in his spread offense, but when Brady Hoke arrived on campus he made it clear tight ends would be playing a much bigger role in his. And now, with his 2012...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  11. TE Scott Orndoff Update

    Chantel Jennings

    Michigan already has two tight ends in its 2013 class, Khalid Hill (Detroit/Crockett) and Jake Butt (Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington North), but the Wolverines have space to take three, and the player who might fill that spot will be on campus this S...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  12. Spring position preview: Tight ends

    Michael Rothstein

    No position on the Michigan roster has more questions and needs more help entering next season than tight end. Kevin Koger? Gone. Steve Watson? Gone. And considering offensive coordinator Al Borges plans on incorporating the tight end into the ...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  13. 2013 TE enjoys Michigan visit

    Tom VanHaaren

    Michigan already has two tight ends committed, but it looks as though they will be looking to add a third to the 2013 class. One of the bigger targets on the radar is Jacob Matuska (Columbus, Ohio/Bishop Hartley), who recently took a trip to Ann Ar...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  14. TE Orndoff decommits from Wisconsin

    Tom VanHaaren

    Despite having two tight ends committed already, it seems as though Michigan would be interested in a third tight end in this class if it were the right prospect. Tight end Scott Orndoff (Pittsburgh/Seton-La Salle) was previously committed to W...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  15. Koger, Watson to participate in regional NFL combine

    Michael Rothstein

    PLYMOUTH, Mich. -- Two former Michigan tight ends will participate in a Regional NFL Combine, held at the Chicago Bears training facility on March 3. Both Kevin Koger and Steve Watson, who were passed over for next week's national NFL Scouting Com...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  16. Get Familiar: Adam Breneman

    Tom VanHaaren

    Michigan has made it very apparent that tight ends will be a feature of its new offense, and the Wolverines added two good prospects with Devin Funchess (Farmington, Mich./Harrison) and A.J. Williams (Cincinnati, Ohio/Sycamore). The 2013 class wil...

    Blog | February 06, 2012