Michigan linebacker Devin Bush named a finalist for the Butkus Award

Finalists for various college football awards were announced on Monday, as the season winds down and some of the nation's top talents will be recognized in the coming weeks for their performances in 2017. Of local note, Michigan linebacker Devin...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

REPORT: Michigan DL Chase Winovich hit by Ohio State fan

One year ago, the University of Michigan football team traveled to Columbus, Ohio with one goal. That goal, of course, was to beat the Ohio State Buckeyes on their own turf and to advance to the Big Ten Championship...

LOOK: Michigan’s Karan Higdon has some strong words on Ohio State ‘spot’

At high noon on Saturday, the Ohio State Buckeyes will invade the Big House to take on the Michigan Wolverines in the biggest rivalry game in all the land. Since taking over as the head coach at Michigan, Jim Harbaugh...

WATCH: Fox drops hype video for Ohio State/Michigan game on Saturday

There was rather sizable news this past college football offseason off the field in the media world. The Big Ten Conference continued to expand its reach nationally when they announced newly-minted deals with major networks Fox, ESPN/ABC and CBS. Fans...

FLASHBACK: No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 2 Michigan meet in the “Game of...

It's been a little over a decade now since Michigan and Ohio State met in Columbus, to play in what has been referred to by many as the "Game of the Century." Out of all of the great battles...

3 Keys to a Michigan upset victory at home against Ohio State

The roles have been reversed. Last year, Michigan faced Ohio State on the road with a chance to clinch the Big Ten East and lost in overtime. This Saturday, the Buckeyes, having already won the division title, will enter...

FLASHBACK: No. 5 Michigan defeats No. 4 Ohio State in 100th edition of “The...

While Michigan has not had much success in "The Game" against hated rival Ohio State this century, fans of maize and blue can always hang their hat on the outstanding game between the two back on November 22, 2003. It...

Jim Harbaugh updates injury status of Brandon Peters and Wilton Speight

Perhaps the biggest question surrounding the Michigan Wolverines, as they prepare to take on arch-rival Ohio State this Saturday at home (Noon ET on FOX), is the quarterback position. Who will be under center for head coach Jim Harbaugh? Lately,...

FLASHBACK: Hello Heisman! Desmond Howard and Michigan crush Ohio State in 1991

As is customary every season during this week in college football, we reflect on some of the greatest games and moments in the history of "The Game" between Michigan and Ohio State. For the Wolverines, few will be able...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

LOOK: ‘Source’ comments on Jim Harbaugh’s chances of returning to NFL

Ever since the day Jim Harbaugh was named the head coach of the University of Michigan football team, there have been constant rumblings about him going back to the NFL. As we know, despite winning 10 or more games in...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

3 Takeaways from Michigan’s tough loss to Wisconsin

The game started off very promising for the young Wolverines in Madison. However, things went downhill quick after Brandon Peters was knocked out of the game. Big Ten games are typically won in the trenches and on the ground...

The Game: Michigan vs. Ohio State point spread released

On Saturday, the University of Michigan will host Ohio State in the biggest rivalry game in all of college football. http://gty.im/499068378 According to the Wynn Las Vegas, Ohio State is an 11-point favorite over Michigan, who will be looking to play spoiler...

INJURY UPDATE: Brandon Peters treated for head injury

University of Michigan quarterback Brandon Peters was injured during the second half of the loss to the Wisconsin Badgers. The redshirt freshman was taken off of the field on a rescue cart while his teammates took a knee around him. At the time...

Wisconsin players have message for Michigan players as they walk off field

On Saturday, Michigan squared off against Wisconsin in a meaningful game for both teams. The Wolverines were looking to pick up their first big win of the season while the Badgers had the goal of remaining undefeated on the...

LOOK: Twitter explodes after referees steal TD from Michigan

The Michigan Wolverines are facing a tough test on the road against the Wisconsin Badgers today. In the second quarter, Donovan Peoples-Jones appeared to make a touchdown catch on a fade thrown by Brandon Peters. The call on the field was an incomplete...

WTF!! Michigan gets absolutely screwed on touchdown review vs. Wisconsin

For Michigan to beat undefeated Wisconsin on Saturday, most agreed the Wolverines had to play their best game of the season against the Badgers. Little did they know, Michigan would also be playing against the referees. http://gty.im/874146324 Trailing 7-0 in the second...

LOOK: Wisconsin fans try to troll Jim Harbaugh with College GameDay signs, fail miserably

For those of you who have been following ESPN's College GameDay over the years, you have probably come to realize the only real reason to watch is the signs. Each week, fans get to the GameDay location bright and early,...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

Former Michigan star Jourdan Lewis reminds Wisconsin of one thing prior to Saturday’s game

Today, at high noon, the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines (AP Poll) will square off against the undefeated and No. 5 ranked Wisconsin Badgers. Though the Wolverines chances of winning the Big Ten East are very slim at this point,...

Has Michigan really improved? Or have they just beat up on bad competition?

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LOOK: Oddsmaker still giving Michigan a shot to reach the College Football Playoff

Well, this is quite a surprise. According to Bovada, the Michigan Wolverines' odds to reach the College Football Playoff currently sit at 10-1. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports published these latest playoff odds from Bovada. https://twitter.com/NBCSports/status/930596231201599490 Michigan currently sits at 8-2 (5-2...

3 Keys to a Michigan upset victory at Wisconsin

Michigan (8-2, 5-2 Big Ten) will be back in action this Saturday, when they hit the road to take on the Wisconsin Badgers (10-0, 7-0 Big Ten). The Wolverines, newcomers to the College Football Playoff rankings this week, still have...

FLASHBACK: Michigan downs Wisconsin on game-winning FG from Hayden Epstein

Ever since the Big Ten expanded to 12 and eventually 14 teams in recent years, programs within the league do not have the luxury of playing every team every year in football. The cross-divisional games are largely random. This is...

Jim Harbaugh lays the smackdown on K Quinn Nordin – check it out

Throughout Michigan's first few weeks of the season, it appeared the only sure thing they had on offense was their eccentric kicker, Quinn Nordin. While the rest of the offense was frustratingly inconsistent, Nordin was doing his job exceptionally...

YUCK! Ohio State’s alternate uniforms for Michigan game are an embarrassment

There are three things that are certain in life. Death, taxes, and Michigan and Ohio State playing in the final week of the Big Ten regular season schedule. This coming Saturday, Ohio State will invade the Big House and it...

JUST IN: Wilton Speight returns to practice, Harbaugh names starting QB for Wisconsin game

Since taking their lumps against Penn State, Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines have caught fire, winning three-straight Big Ten games to move to 8-2 on the season. Despite the winning streak, it is still a long shot that...

JUST IN: Point spread released for Michigan vs. Wisconsin

This coming Saturday, Jim Harbaugh, and his Michigan Wolverines will be in Madison as they prepare to take on the Wisconsin Badgers. According to Bovada, Wisconsin is currently a 7.5 point favorite over Michigan. The Over/Under for the game has...

AP POLL: Michigan State plummets, Michigan rises in latest Top 25

After plenty of drama and upsets on Saturday, there figured to be quite a shakeup in the latest AP Top 25 Polls. Both Michigan and Michigan State were at the heart of it all -- particularly the latter when...

BREAKING: Former Michigan man Brady Hoke is a head coach again

Brady Hoke, who spent four mostly unsuccessful years as the head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, is getting another shot at running things for a college football team. The news came out Sunday morning that Tennessee has fired head coach...

3 Takeaways from Michigan’s dominant performance against Maryland

Michigan took care of business against Maryland in College Park on Saturday. Per usual, their elite defense led the way as they tortured a banged up Maryland offense. Michigan did exactly what they were supposed to do and did so...

BREAKING: Michigan vs. Wisconsin game time announced

This coming Saturday, the Michigan Wolverines (8-2) will travel to Madison to take on the undefeated Wisconsin Badgers (10-0) in what will be one of the biggest games of the weekend. It has been announced that the game will be...

3 Keys to a Michigan victory on the road at Maryland this Saturday

The Michigan Wolverines hit the road this weekend to take on the Maryland Terrapins. Michigan is 7-2 (4-2 Big Ten), and coming off back-to-back wins over Rutgers and Minnesota. Here's how they can keep that momentum going heading into the...

Jim Harbaugh: Wilton Speight update; 4 Wolverines could return this week from injury

We may not have seen the end of Wilton Speight this season after all. During his weekly press conference on Monday, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh said there is a chance that Speight could return this season. "There's more second...

AP POLL: Michigan State makes big jump, Michigan climbs back into Top 25

A successful week of football in the state of Michigan has resulted in positive movement for both school's in the Week 11 AP Poll. https://twitter.com/MSU_Football/status/927262977547436033 Michigan State (7-2, 5-1 Big Ten) made the largest jump after their impressive home win against...
NCAA Football: Maryland at Michigan

Crazy But True: Here’s how Michigan can STILL win the Big Ten East Division

Michigan's Big Ten championship hopes were seemingly crushed with two early conference losses to rivals Michigan State and Penn State. Yet, chaos in the Big Ten on Saturday has opened the door for Michigan, who throttled Minnesota on Saturday....
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

3 Biggest takeaways from Michigan’s 33-10 win over Minnesota

The Michigan Wolverines welcomed in the Minnesota Golden Gophers for another tilt under the lights at the Big House and controlled the game almost the entire way in their 33-10 victory. Minnesota had an impressive touchdown drive in the...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State

LOOK: Odds that Jim Harbaugh WILL NOT return to Michigan released

Ever since the day Jim Harbaugh was hired as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, there have been constant rumors about him leaving his alma mater to return to the NFL. Granted, it seems that most of those rumors have...
NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Second Round

Season Preview: Can Moe Wagner take over and lead a new-look Michigan team?

Last year's Michigan Wolverines were one of the surprise teams in college basketball, upsetting No. 13 Purdue and No. 24 Wisconsin on their way to winning the Big Ten Tournament, and followed that up with three of the most...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

3 Keys to a Michigan victory against Minnesota

The Michigan Wolverines are 6-2 on the season and 3-2 in the Big Ten. After last Saturday's win over Rutgers, Jim Harbaugh & Co. may be looking at life beyond John O'Korn with Brandon Peters' impressive debut. Michigan is bowl...
NCAA Football: Michigan at Ohio State

Jim Harbaugh calls for College Football Playoff expansion

The first installment of the College Football Playoff rankings were unveiled on Tuesday. And while they effectively do no matter and are good for the sole reason of sparking debate, the Playoff continues to spark conversation about possible expansion. Jim...

‘Quiet’ Brandon Peters letting his skills do the talking for Michigan

Brandon Peters, known by his teammates and coaches (former and current) as being the "calm and quiet" type, let his performance in Saturday's 35-14 win over Rutgers do his talking for him. https://twitter.com/nickbaumgardner/status/925407873596657664 It certainly came as no surprise to Peters'...

DSN staff predictions for the initial College Football Playoff rankings

With Week 9 of the college football season in the books and Week 10 about to begin, the very first College Football Playoff Rankings will be released later this evening. So we at Detroit Sports Nation have decided to...

Top-rated 2018 prospect for Michigan Emil Ekiyor flips commitment to Alabama

One of the many challenges Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been tasked with is rebuilding the program and building a foundation. He's certainly done his part, putting together some of the best recruiting classes in the country since...

LOOK: Michigan’s Michael Onwenu scares Rutgers defensive back into quitting play

The Michigan Wolverines have been struggling on offense all season. Most of that trouble stems from poor pass blocking on the offensive line. However, we saw some evidence this past Saturday that Jim Harbaugh and his coaching staff have been working...

Jim Harbaugh plans on “moving ahead” with Brandon Peters as Michigan’s starting QB

Brandon Peters made a big splash when he came into the Michigan game versus Rutgers in the second quarter. Peters did play sparingly near the end of the Purdue game earlier this season, completing his only pass for one...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

3 biggest takeaways from Michigan Wolverines’ 35-14 win over Rutgers

It was Homecoming in Ann Arbor as Michigan welcomed in Rutgers on Saturday, but they were not very good hosts, topping the Scarlet Knights 35-14. The Wolverines bounced back from the Penn State debacle to improve to 6-2 on...
NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan

LOOK: Twitter blows up after Jim Harbaugh calls Brandon Peters’ number vs. Rutgers

If you have been paying attention to Michigan football this season, you are well aware of what has been an abysmal quarterback situation. The season began with Wilton Speight under center and he left much to be desired as he...

BREAKING: Michigan QB Brandon Peters enters game in second quarter vs. Rutgers

In the second quarter of a 7-7 tie between the Michigan Wolverines and Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Jim Harbaugh inserted redshirt freshman Brandon Peters into the game to take over the offense. Peters replaced John O’Korn, who was 3-for-6 for 13...

Reactions about Purdue University medical team range from surprised to nonexistent

Bobby Speight caused quite a stir in the college football world yesterday. The father of Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight went public with his description of the Purdue University medical team and its capabilities when his son was injured in a September football game. Today...

Father of Wilton Speight calls handling of son’s injury at Purdue a “train wreck”

Michigan is not having the season that most expected in 2017. Much of that has to do with a less than desirable offense, especially in the passing game. Michigan's troubles throwing the ball came front and center after starter Wilton...
NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

JUST IN: Jim Harbaugh gives update on Michigan QB situation

Michigan fans are hoping that the Wolverines' blowout loss on the road against No. 2 Penn State this past weekend is rock bottom for the team in 2017. Still, it's fair to question that possibility, at least from an...

Three takeaways from the Lions’ 30-23 loss to Minnesota Vikings

If the Lions were going to have a shot at the NFC North, Thursday was a game they had to win. However, it was...

MUST SEE: Insane TD catch by Marvin Jones!

Talk about a spectacular catch! In what has been regarded as Detroit's biggest game of the season thusfar, the annual Thanksgiving matchup wasn't going quite...

MUST SEE: NFL on FOX releases ‘Detroit vs. Everybody’ video featuring...

On Thanksgiving Day, the Detroit Lions will be hosting the Minnesota Vikings at Ford field in what is being called one of the biggest...

LOOK: Vikings WR Stefon Diggs to wear cleats featuring Detroit rap...

When Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs trots out onto Ford Field on Thanksgiving Day to take on the Detroit Lions, he will be doing...

BREAKING: Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day inactive list revealed

This afternoon, the Detroit Lions (6-4) will host the Minnesota Vikings (8-2) in what many are calling a "must-win" game for the Lions. If...