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Jeff George Jr. is a win for Michigan
Land of 10’s Sean Keeler explains why Illinois quarterback Jeff George Jr.’s decision to transfer to Michigan is a good thing for the Wolverines, as long as he doesn’t play. Keeler notes that it’s a win for both parties: George Jr. gets to learn the quarterback position from Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, and Harbaugh gets to add more depth to his quarterback room.
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Jim Harbaugh No. 3 in Big Ten coaches ranking
Bill Bender of the Sporting News makes the case that Jim Harbaugh is the No. 3 coach in the Big Ten heading into the 2018 season. Bender ranks Harbaugh behind Ohio State coach Urban Meyer at No. 1 and Michigan State coach Mike Dantonio at No. 2, and points out that things aren’t nearly as bad as they seem with Harbaugh in Ann Arbor.
Michigan-Nebraska is must-see TV
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi argues that the Michigan-Nebraska game on Sept. 22 should be must-see TV, though network and kickoff times haven’t been announced yet. Lenzi notes that it’s a matchup between college football blue-bloods, and the two teams haven’t played in five years.
NCAA puts stop to transfer blocking
The NCAA’s Division I Council handed down two rather sizable changes to current models on Wednesday. Starting Oct. 15, Division I student-athletes will be able to transfer to a new school and receive a scholarship without permission from their current institution; also, beginning this season, Division I football players will be able to participate in up to four games in one season without losing a year of eligibility.
2020 4-star WR talks Michigan offer
Wide receiver Mike Wyman told SB Nation’s Von Lozon that academics is the most important factor in making his college decision and talked about his reaction to Michigan’s scholarship offer. The 2020 4-star recruit is listed at 6-foot-4 and 195 pounds and is the 37th ranked wide receiver and 178th overall player in the 2020 class, according to 247Sports.
Michigan women’s basketball tickets go on sale
— Michigan Women’s Basketball (@umichwbball) June 13, 2018
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