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Michigan State loss shouldn’t dent confidence in Jim Harbaugh’s overall plan

Despite the increased criticism this week following Michigan’s 14-10 loss to rival Michigan State, by any objective measure Jim Harbaugh is doing great work at Michigan.

Yes, this may be hard to stomach for some Michigan fans still smarting from the loss Saturday night, but Michigan football is on the right track, and suggestions that Harbaugh isn’t getting it done in Ann Arbor are pure lunacy.

The “rivals” narrative is one that has gained a lot of momentum this week. Harbaugh is 1-4 against Michigan State while his predecessor was 2-2. Yeah, sure. But how about a little context?

Brady Hoke beat a depleted Ohio State team coached by interim coach Luke Fickell and edged a 7-6 MSU team in 2012. Yes, the Wolverines won, but in this case context matters.

Harbaugh and the Wolverines wou...

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Delusional Florida Fan Post Wildly Inaccurate “Preview” Of The Michigan Game

This is why we can’t have nice things and why Florida fans shouldn’t have blogs.

Check out this “Michigan v. Florida preview” piece written by a Florida fan boi.  It’s inaccurate and embarrassing that he published this piece and hasn’t edited the mistakes.  The guy is entitled to write whatever he would like to write, but to have so many gross inaccuracies is bad, really bad.

Let’s start with the dumbest part of the article first and we’ll get to the less dumb stuff later.  Here’s a great one about the linebackers.

On the other hand, Michigan’s oldest linebacker this year will be sophomore Devin Bush. That is horrifying news for a defense that traditionally makes its living stopping the run...

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Looking ahead: Michigan recruiting needs in 2018

Jim Harbaugh and his staff reeled in the consensus No. 5 recruiting class int he nation in 2017, and Michigan coaches now are fully focused on the 2018 recruiting class.

On the heels of two massive classes, Michigan will look to be more selective as there will be 17 to 20 potential spots open in the 2018 recruiting cycle. Because the Wolverines have loaded up the roster with 56 players in the past two cycles, they can afford to swing for the fences with this class.

The three main areas of need for Michigan are running back, offensive line and tight end.

1. Offensive line: Michigan missed on “big-body” tackles in 2017, so it is a need for the class of 2018...

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