Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 5:33pm
Speight first started practicing mindfulness after learning that his competitiveness could be a detriment.

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Wilton Speight uses the lessons he learned from his high school basketball coach Alex Peavey in order to maintain a cool demeanor on the field.

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 2:38am
Redshirt sophomore quarterback Wilton Speight threw an interception with 16 seconds left.

Michigan picked up 107 yards and gained its first lead of the game in a dramatic fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough to pull out the win.

Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 12:49pm
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh meets with media Thursday before the Orange Bowl.

Both teams who will play Friday night boast first-year starting quarterbacks that have proven both their mental and physical toughness.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 11:19am
Senior defensive end Taco Charlton meets with reporters Wednesday morning.

During the three weeks leading up to the Orange Bowl, Michigan has learned to eliminate the monotony that can come with extensive preparation.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 8:18pm
Redshirt junior defensive tackle Maurice Hurst will be one of the Wolverines tasked with slowing down Dalvin Cook.

Cook, who has rushed for 1620 yards and 18 touchdowns and caught for 426 yards, will provide the biggest test of the season for Michigan’s run defense.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 6:04pm
Senior running back De’Veon Smith led Michigan’s rushing attack in 2016.

With the Michigan football team’s 2016 regular season in the books, the Daily looks back at the performance of each unit this year and looks ahead to the future in 2017. In this edition: running backs.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 3:57pm
Jim Harbaugh’s team will be hoping for upsets in the games this weekend.

Given that the CFP committee placed Michigan at No. 5, there’s still a chance the Wolverines will crawl into the top four after this weekend.

Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 5:46pm
Michigan’s defense delivered a mostly dominant performance Saturday before allowing a late surge.

It seemed that Michigan’s defense did all it could to secure Michigan’s first victory over Ohio State in five years.

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 7:10pm
Redshirt sophomore quarterback Wilton Speight acting irritated by an incomplete pass in the the fourth quarter against OSU.

The Wolverines managed just five yards of offense in the fourth quarter, allowing Ohio State to come back.

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 10:46am
De'Veon Smith is Michigan's feature back, but Chris Evans (above) can provide a change of pace.

The matchup with No. 2 Ohio State will decide the Wolverines’ fate while also being their biggest challenge of the season.