Despite being part of a much-hyped recruiting class that also includes fellow running back Kareem Walker and versatile wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell, Evans has put his name in the conversation by exhibiting skills the rest of his position group doesn’t have.
CHICAGO — For the second straight year, Jim Harbaugh walked into the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place as the center of attention.
Still sporting his signature skinny block ‘M’ hat despite wearing a full suit, the second-year Michigan football coach was the main attraction of the first day of Big Ten Media Days, with a throng of cameras and microphones swarming his podium in a hotel ballroom.
With a new era of Michigan apparel set to kick off next month, it’s only fitting that the face of the Wolverines’ new brand will be there to see it firsthand.
Just a month after Michigan’s 11-year, $127 million deal with Nike goes into effect on Aug. 1, Michael Jordan will serve as the Wolverines’ honorary captain for the football team’s home opener against Hawaii on Sept. 3, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh revealed on “The Rich Eisen Show” Friday morning.
After losing four players as transfers this offseason, the Michigan men’s basketball team finally has some movement in the other direction.
According to ESPN's Jeff Goodman on Monday night, former Kentucky guard Charles Matthews — who received his release from coach John Calipari in May — will transfer to Michigan. Matthews will sit out the 2016-17 season per NCAA transfer rules and will have three years of eligibility remaining.
After losing two assistant coaches to head coaching jobs, the Michigan men’s basketball team’s coaching staff makeover is underway.
In a move first reported by the Detroit News and ESPN’s Jeff Goodman and later confirmed by the athletic department, Michigan coach John Beilein has hired Oakland assistant coach Saddi Washington and former Wright State head coach Billy Donlon to fill the vacancies on his staff.