Former Michigan RB De’Veon Smith pushes back on Pittsburgh Maulers’ allegations

The Pittsburgh Maulers of the USFL reportedly made the decision to cut former Michigan Wolverines running back De’Veon Smith because, if you can believe it, he’d rather eat pizza than chicken salad. The team would release a statement saying that the video footage of him being cut was taken out of context and that he’d … Read more

Former Michigan running back cut for wanting pizza over chicken salad

Well, you can file this story in the “we don’t see this everyday category.” According to former Michigan running back De’Veon Smith, he was recently cut by the Pittsburgh Maulers of the USFL for wanting to eat a slice of pizza instead of chicken salad. Embed from Getty Images On Monday, in “United by Football: … Read more

Michigan and Michigan State well represented in inaugural USFL Draft

The reborn United States Football League’s inaugural draft is complete, and among the players selected included several names from our backyard in the Mitten State. The highest profile of the bunch being former Michigan Wolverines quarterback Shea Patterson, who was selected by the Michigan Panthers. FIRST OVERALL 🙌🐾 The Panthers select QB @SheaPatterson_1 with the … Read more

6 Former Michigan Wolverines make XFL rosters

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On Monday, the XFL released their 52-man rosters and those rosters include six former Michigan Wolverines. Here are are the six Wolverines who made the cut, via MLive. RB – De’Veon Smith, Tampa Bay Vipers Embed from Getty Images Smith was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2017, recording three … Read more

WATCH: Former Michigan RB scores first rushing TD in AAF history

On Saturday night, the Alliance of American Football kicked off (not really because there are no kickoffs) with the Orlando Apollos hosting the Atlanta Legends and the San Diego Fleet traveling to San Antonio to take on the San Antonio Commanders. Embed from Getty Images If you are a die-hard Detroit Lions fan, you may be … Read more

8 Local Senior Bowl players the Detroit Lions should pay close attention to

On Tuesday, invitees will begin practicing for the Reese’s Senior Bowl, which will be held this coming Saturday in Mobile, AL. The game itself will be played between the North and the South and features some of the best senior college football players from across the nation. The South team will be coached by Hue Jackson … Read more

UM @ OSU 2000: A blueprint to winning ‘The Game’ in Columbus

The last time the Michigan Wolverines won a football game in Columbus, Ohio was the year 2000. Lloyd Carr coached the Wolverines and the Ohio State sideline was patrolled by John Cooper. The shoulder pads were huge and the Y2K scare was finally over. So, how did Michigan find a way to win in The … Read more

Wilton Speight has career day, Michigan dominates Maryland 59-3

After being award the No. 3 overall ranking in the first draft of the College Football Playoff seedings, the Michigan Wolverines now know as long as they take care of business and win out, they should be in the Playoff. Their first order of business however is taking care of the Maryland Terrapins, who undoubtedly were smelling … Read more

Michigan fends off late rally from Spartans, move to 8-0 with 32-23 victory over MSU

Saturday was the latest chapter in the battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy. The No. 2-ranked Michigan Wolverines came in steamrolling opponents and absolutely dominating on defense. On paper, it was not a favorable match-up for the in-state rival Michigan State Spartans, who have had struggles in just about every facet of the game that has contributed to … Read more

Michigan survives early scare from Colorado, rolls late to 45-28 victory

The Michigan Wolverines (2-0) were looking to continue their torrid start to the 2016 on Saturday at home against a Colorado Buffaloes (2-0) team that has dropped 100 points in the first two games. This match-up proved to be a good measuring stick for each other as this was the first true test for either team this … Read more

WATCH: 8-year-old rugby player goes Beast Mode!

We’re all familiar with Beast Mode. Former Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch certainly popularized it in the NFL. Michigan running back De’Veon Smith has shown flashes of it over the course of his career thus far. Well, this 8-year-old rugby player could be redefining the term. Check out the video below as he tears through defenders with … Read more

Jim Harbaugh pays huge compliment to De’Veon Smith

Following Michigan’s 41-7 whooping of Florida in Friday’s Citrus Bowl, University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has some pretty high praise for running back De’Veon Smith. Harbaugh says Frank Gore's the only guy he's coached who breaks more tackles than De'Veon Smith. — Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner) January 1, 2016 Smith carried the ball 25 … Read more

GAMEDAY: Michigan Wolverines @ Minnesota Golden Gophers

Who:  Michigan Wolverines (5-2; 2-1) @ Minnesota Golden Gophers (4-3; 1-2) Where: TCF Bank Stadium — Minneapolis, Minnesota Kickoff: Saturday, October 31st at 7:00 PM ET TV: ESPN Latest Line: Michigan by 13 Weather: Partly cloudy with a temperature around 41 degrees. West SW wind around 9 mph. 10% chance of rain.  Matchup: After the bye week, Michigan returns to the field to face off against Minnesota in … Read more

5 keys to Michigan beating Michigan State

[tps_header]The big game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans is nearly upon us and everyone is excited about what should be a very good game. These five areas will be important for a Michigan victory in this intense rivalry matchup.[/tps_header] [tps_title]1) The Trenches: UM Defensive line vs. MSU Offensive line[/tps_title] There’s no question that … Read more

GAMEDAY: Northwestern Wildcats @ Michigan Wolverines

Who: Northwestern Wildcats (5-0;1-0) @ Michigan Wolverines (4-1;1-0) Where: Michigan Stadium — Ann Arbor, Michigan Kickoff: Saturday, October 10th at 3:30 PM ET TV: Big Ten Network Latest Line: Michigan by 7.5 Weather: Partly cloudy with a temperature around 63 degrees. West SW wind around 7 mph. No chance of rain.  Matchup: Two of the top 10 teams in Total Defense in the … Read more