Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 8:53pm
Utah's Kendal Thompson carries the ball during the Michigan-Utah game in 2014.

Much has been made in the last eight months of the Michigan football team’s debut with Jim Harbaugh at the helm. What hasn’t been talked about as much is the Wolverines’ opponent in Thursday’s opener. Utah finished 9-4 last season, including a 26-10 drubbing of the Wolverines in Ann Arbor.

In Salt Lake City, the team returns half of its starters from last season and has its eyes set on a division title. That doesn’t mean the Utes steered clear of Harbuagh fever, though.

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 9:33pm
Senior Joe Bolden speaks with media on Friday.

In August 2013, highlights were few and far between for fullback Joe Kerridge and linebacker Joe Bolden. Neither had started a game for the Michigan football team, with little more than mop-up duty in special teams or late-game action to show for their time as Wolverines.

Two years later, the two joined the likes of Tom Brady, Anthony Carter and, yes, Jim Harbaugh, as the two Joes were voted captains by their teammates for the 2015 season.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 4:44pm
Jim Harbaugh speaks with the media Thursday.

One week before the Wolverines’ season opener against Utah, people still wanted to know what was going on in that submarine.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
Drake Johnson runs through an arm tackle against Indiana last year. Johnson has almost fully recovered from an ACL tear he suffered late last season.

After climbing half a dozen rungs on the depth chart, coming back from an ACL tear, then averaging a team-high six yards per carry on a dismal offense last season, no one would discredit Johnson for walking away from football. But instead, he wants to do it all over again.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:44am

Thursday evening, the hall-of-fame basketball player announced that the Wolverines would become the first football team to wear Jordan brand apparel, joining the men’s and women’s basketball teams’ switch to the provider in 2016.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:32am
De'Veon Smith runs up the middle against Appalachian State last season. Smith, Ty Isaac, Derrick Green and Drake Johnson are competing for the starting job this year.

Senior Drake Johnson and juniors Derrick Green, De’Veon Smith and Ty Isaac are all entering at least their third year of collegiate play, and all four have been the go-to guy in important minutes.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:54pm

After being arrested on suspicions of drunk driving May 8 and consequentially being suspended from his post as associate athletic director for football on May 13, Jim Minick felt that resigning was the natural next step.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:49pm
Jim Hackett sheds light on Athletic Department structure, plans for his future

After firing Brady Hoke, hiring Jim Harbaugh and landing a reported record-high apparel deal with Nike, most Michigan fans would happily let Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett drop the ‘Interim’ part of his title and simply take the job