Sione Houma speaks to media on Thursday at Crisler Center.
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Sione Houma, a Salt Lake City native, will play at home for the first time in his college career next Thursday when Michigan opens the season at Utah.
Jim Harbaugh speaks with the media Thursday.
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One week before the Wolverines’ season opener against Utah, people still wanted to know what was going on in that submarine.
Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin speaks with the media in March.
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But with just 10 days before the Wolverines’ season opener at Utah, Michigan defensive coordinator D.J. Durkin is eyeing the next step in improving a defense that was already among the best in the nation last season: versatility.
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.
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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.

Michigan purposefully wanted a setting for the game that would mimic that of the team’s next opponent, No. 6 Creighton. Like they did against Loyola, the Wolverines will play the Blue Jays on turf. By travelling to Chicago to round out the preseason, Michigan coach Chaka Daley was preparing his squad to face one of the top programs in the nation.
William Mellors-Blair takes the ball down the flank in a game last season at U-M Soccer Stadium. Mellors-Blair scored once and assisted on another goal Sunday against Butler.
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The Wolverines earned a 3-0 victory, a promising start for an offense that, a year ago, struggled to find success on that end.

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.

Jordan Morgan displays passion for service, Detroit in cleanup project
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Just like in his playing days, the former Michigan basketball standout center Morgan suited up ready to get to work. He led and others graciously followed his example.
 

Michigan looks primed to take on Big Ten this season
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The Wolverines have a roster that, on paper, should indicate a smooth transition from what was a difficult season last year. 

Jake Rudock
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After a long offseason and transfer process, perhaps no one is more excited to see fall coming than Jake Rudock

Coach Harbaugh speaks with the media at Thursday's press conference.
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Jordan called Harbaugh a few weeks ago in an attempt to convince him that the Michigan football team should wear his Jordan Brand Jumpman clothing. His efforts were successful: The Wolverines will be the first college football team to wear the Jumpman logo beginning in the 2016 season.
Junior forward Madisson Lewis chases after the ball during Michigan's 2-1 win Thursday night.
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Martin and Nicky Waldeck each scored early in the second half to lead the Wolverines past San Diego.
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Mone broke a bone in his lower leg during fall camp.
Jim Harbaugh at an open practice in March.
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In a practice open to students at Michigan Stadium, Jake Rudock and De'Veon Smith took the bulk of the first-team reps at quarterback and running back, respectively.
Junior Nicky Waldeck in a game against Marquette on Sunday, August 23, 2015. Michigan lost 2-1.
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Though the Wolverines (1-1) allowed just five shots on net during the game, a two-minute window toward the end of the second half allowed the Golden Eagles (1-1) to score both of their goals.

When they play host to Eastern Michigan on Friday, the Wolverines will look not only to start the season off with a win, but maintain an all-time record that doesn’t include a loss against the Eagles, who have only tied Michigan twice in nine matches. 

Christina Murillo controls the ball in a 2013 game at U-M Soccer Stadium. Murillo played for the Mexican Women's National Team in the World Cup this summer.
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Last year, Murillo trained full-time in Mexico City with the Mexican National Team in preparation for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

In the three seasons between his freshman and senior year championships, Ferlic developed from an average recruit into one of the essential members of the men’s cross country team — he led the Wolverines in all six of the scored varsity meets last season. But rather than looking at his freshman year as an embarrassment, Ferlic identified what went wrong and learned from it.

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.
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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.