Who Is Michigan’s QB If Speight Returns??

I have bad news for some Michigan fans: If Wilton Speight is healthy, he is your starting quarterback.

I am aware that this sentence sends chills down the spines of Michigan fans, but it is the truth, and Wolverines faithful should prepare themselves for this inevitability. It was obvious to many when coach Jim Harbaugh went out of his way to update Speight’s health status during his weekly news conference. He informed the media that Speight is cleared to throw the football but not be hit in practice.

“I think there’s more second opinions to be had,” Harbaugh said. “I know Wilton’s really excited about his most recent CAT scan. Maybe this will sound over the top, but I think some of the doctors are a bit stunned that it’s so far along and he’s healing well...

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Mailbag and Other Detroit Sports Questions From The Weekend

The first item today is from twitter, strange, yet fascinating question.

I’m not sure why anybody would care about Bobby Higginson, but the nearest I can tell is he is rumored to own his own Limousine company.  This is completely unsubstantiated but it’s all I got.  Higgy is likely hiding out hiding from his bitter baseball career, the poor guy spent his whole career on losing teams, it’s no wonder he just wants to disappear.  He was a fan favorite in Detroit and parlayed that into a nice career when there was NOBODY else on the roster that Tiger fans gave a damn about...

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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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