Football

Junior cornerback Lavert Hill was one of Michigan's top defensive players last season.

DETROIT — It’s not often that a Michigan football coach questions one of his players publicly. But that was the method Michael Zordich used when junior Lavert Hill missed at least eight practices with a hip and leg injury earlier this spring.

Shea Patterson was granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA on Friday.

The wait is over — and it’s just the news Michigan has been waiting for.

Sophomore Ambry Thomas is performing well in spring practices.

Ambry Thomas is making his presence felt in a loaded secondary.

Sophomore center Cesar Ruiz looks poised to take over as one of Michigan's best lineman.

Cesar Ruiz has the capability to be Ed Warriner's newest NFL lineman.

Michigan defensive coordinator Don Brown says junior defensive tackle Michael Dwumfour has continued to make progress in spring practice.

Michael Dwumfour has emerged as a candidate to replace Maurice Hurst on the defensive line.

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Maurice Hurst’s NFL Draft Combine didn’t go the way he planned.

Tim Drevno has been the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach the past three seasons.

A source confirmed to The Michigan Daily on Friday afternoon that assistant coach Tim Drevno has left the team.

Shea Patterson threw for 2,259 yards and 17 touchdowns while playing for Ole Miss last season.

Patterson isn’t the answer — not in the grand, all-being sense. But he’s a pretty good start on the road to finding one.

Jim Harbaugh is closing in on a 10th assistant for Michigan’s coaching staff.

Jim Harbaugh and Michigan have reeled in two transfer targets this offseason.

National Signing Day was mostly uneventful for Jim Harbaugh and Michigan.