2016 Michigan football game-by-game predictions

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. After what seemed like a long offseason, it’s almost time for … Read more

2016 Conference Preview: Big Ten

2015 was supposed to be the Big Ten’s victory lap after Ohio State took home the first ever College Football Playoff National Championship in 2014, but things didn’t go as planned. The Michigan State Spartans, the 2015 Big Ten Playoff representative, were held scoreless in the National Semifinal by eventual champion Alabama Crimson Tide. What was one of … Read more

NCAA bans FBS from participating in satellite camps, effective immediately

On Friday, the NCAA announced a ban on FBS schools from holding satellite camps in locations other than their own facilities on campus, effective immediately. Satellite camps helped out recruits and schools, so obviously the NCAA got rid of them. https://t.co/a8RSQalDg6 pic.twitter.com/Jwka7zbu13 — Sporting News (@sportingnews) April 8, 2016 The NCAA has banned satellite camps … Read more

Reflecting on Connor Cook at the Combine

For the best NFL prospects, this weekend at the NFL Scouting Combine was all about showcasing their physical talents and athleticism. For others, they needed to address the media with some off-the-field questions, whatever those may be. For now former Michigan State Spartans quarterback Connor Cook, his biggest task, strange to many, was answering a barrage of … Read more

REPORT: Jim Harbaugh (probably) didn’t pull Erik Swenson’s offer without warning

It was a pretty convenient narrative for Michigan’s rivals, wasn’t it? In 2016, it is only natural to make grand assumptions and accusations without facts. If the Swenson story was originally ammo for the opposition, more recent reports provided Michigan supporters a convenient narrative of their own. Maybe. The Erik Swenson soap opera is just another reminder … Read more

No. 1 rated Ohio WR Justin Layne is ‘120 percent’ committed to MSU, annoyed with Ohio State

Not only is Justin Layne a 4-star receiver in the class of 2016, but he happens to be the No. 1 rated receiver in Ohio. So, he must signed, sealed and delivered to Ohio State, right? Wrong. Not only has Layne already verbally committed to Michigan State, but now he is making it absolutely clear that … Read more

REPORT: Buckeye’s Ezekiel Elliott crashes car, cited for suspended license

According to a report from Craig Calcaterra of NBCSports.com, Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott was involved in a car crash and has been cited for driving with a suspended license. Source tells me that OSU RB Ezekiel Elliott was cited in a car crash in Columbus yesterday before leaving with the team for Arizona. — … Read more

Spartans open up as big underdog to Alabama

The college football playoff is set and the Michigan State Spartans will be playing in the Cotton Bowl Classic for the second straight season. This time, they draw the feared Crimson Tide of Alabama and former MSU head coach Nick Saban. Las Vegas already has released some early opening lines for the two national semifinal games. Both … Read more

Preview: The 112th Edition of ‘The Game’

#8 Ohio State Buckeyes vs. #10 Michigan Wolverines Where: Michigan Stadium – Ann Arbor, MI Kickoff: Noon ET Weather: A slight chance of showers before 11 am. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Line – O/U: OSU (-1) – 46.5 O/U This is the … Read more

HYPE VIDEO: ‘Legacy: From Bo to Harbaugh’

The time is upon us Michigan fans! The Game kicks off tomorrow at noon ET and it’s bound to be an instant classic. Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines hosting Urban Meyer and the visiting Buckeyes. Here’s a hype video to get you all caught up on what it means for Harbaugh to be coaching at his alma mater.  

Can Michigan State-Ohio State become a legitimate rivalry?

In recent years, the Ohio State and Michigan State games have been some of the most important games in the Big Ten. Their match-ups have featured two very drastic ideologies, schools, and fanbases. The struggle has been with the entire Big Ten, but Michigan State has seemingly been the conference’s only hope of dethroning the … Read more

J.T. Barrett suspended by Ohio State following arrest

As reported earlier, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OVI) early Saturday morning. Now it has been announced by Ohio State that Barrett has been suspended by head coach Urban Meyer for one game. Here is the release from OSU: “Ohio State University student-athlete J.T. Barrett was cited … Read more

REPORT: Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett arrested for DUI

According to a report from Ohio-based website Eleven Warriors, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett was arrested early Saturday morning for operating a motor vehicle while impaired (OVI). Columbus Police sources: J.T. Barrett arrested for OVI early Saturday morning near campus. https://t.co/iHbptpOBiW pic.twitter.com/YVsz2Wv6GV — Eleven Warriors (@11W) October 31, 2015 Here is the excerpt from Eleven Warriors … Read more

Jim Harbaugh’s at it again; Invites every coach in America to U of M football camp

If Jim Harbaugh is not the most innovative coach in college football, then I don’t know who is. Amid criticism of the announcement he will be hosting satellite camps across the United States, Harbaugh has decided to invite Mark Dantonio, Urban Meyer, Nick Saban, and every other coach in America to the University of Michigan Football Camp.

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LOOK: Ohio State’s Mike Weber works out in Michigan gear

Another day, another Mike Weber story. This time, a video of Weber working out was posted on Instagram by former teammate, Jayru Campbell. What was interesting was the fact that Weber was wearing a University of Michigan shirt while doing leg presses. The video was quickly taken down from Campbell’s Instagram, but not before many … Read more

Jim Harbaugh fires first shot at Urban Meyer

Let the games begin! University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has fired his first shot at Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer. Sure, it may have been via Twitter, and it may not have been addressed directly to Meyer, but everyone knows exactly who it was intended for. Thought of the day – What a … Read more