Iowa CB Desmond King is the first Thorpe Award winner to play one more year in college; Michigan State, naturally, has some noteworthy defenders.
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Jim Harbaugh has work to do for 2018
Michigan's highest-ranked commit in the 2018 ESPN Junior 300 is Leonard Taylor (No. 45 overall, No. 4 ATH), but the Wolverines are involved with three of the top five uncommitted stars of the junior class. See full rankings
Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett can hurt opponents with the run or pass; Michigan has a special weapon in two-way star Jabrill Peppers.
There's a long way to go to until the Class of 2018 signs letters of intent, but these five powerhouse programs are already ahead.
Titans offensive tackle and former Michigan Wolverine Taylor Lewan poked fun at new teammate Jack Conklin for the rookie's Michigan State jersey.
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Jim Harbaugh said he understands that he annoys people occasionally. "Sometimes I have difficulty with 24 hours being around me, too." Said he wishes he could get "Jim Harbaugh lite" some times.
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Jim Harbaugh said he looks back and thinks he had a "mediocre" playing career, but he knows "the look out of the facemask and the look into the facemask" and that's an advantage for him.
They say every AD has a list of coordinators they'd talk with should their coach leave or be fired. Well, here's the list of the 12 coaches who are most likely on those wish lists.
The Big Ten concluded its media days on Tuesday. Here's a look at some of the best quotes, best boasts and best dance moves that came out of Chicago.
A strong defense in college football means skill at all three levels: Defensive line, linebacker and in the secondary. Which three players make up the nation's best?
Where should college football's top 25 teams turn when they need one yard to win the game on the last play? Get ready for some surprises.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Michigan standout CB Jourdan Lewis enjoys playing for new defensive coordinator Don Brown, nicknamed "Dr. Blitz." Lewis describes Brown's scheme as, "Pressure, pressure. Dr. Blitz knows what he's doing. That's what he's great at, that's what he hangs his hat on, and that's what we're going to do." Lewis first noticed Brown while watching Boston College's defense stifle Florida State in a game last season.
Forget the signed biceps or rap talk. What Jim Harbaugh and his players did was put the Big Ten on notice that they are embracing the big expectations.
Josh Moyer ESPN Staff Writer
Michigan's Jourdan Lewis is already widely regarded as one of the nation's top corners -- but he doesn't want to stop there. "I'm going to put this out there right now: I want to play offense." Specifically, receiver. Who says Jabrill Peppers is the only versatile Wolverine?
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