We're taking snapshots of each position group with each Big Ten team entering the spring. Up next: the linebackers. Illinois: The Illini lose an All-Big Ten player in Jonathan Brown but still have decent overall depth at linebacker.
about 787 days ago | Adam Rittenberg | Penn State Nittany Lions
Michigan divides its linebackers in its meetings, so we're doing the same here. Today, we're looking at the middle linebackers and weakside linebackers. The unit was arguably the most consistent group of any -- on both sides of the ball --- this season for the Wolverines.
about 837 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Michigan Wolverines
By Michigan coach Brady Hoke's standards, this season was a failure. However, Michigan's participation in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on Dec. 28 can be interpreted as a huge victory for the team, and specifically its youth.
about 873 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Michigan Wolverines
When Ohio State battles Michigan for players in the Buckeye state, it doesn't lose too often. That said, it does happen. Two of the biggest notables were Heisman Trophy winners Desmond Howard of Cleveland St.
about 1017 days ago | Brad Bournival | Ohio State Buckeyes
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Can a true freshman really contribute at the college level? Is it easier at one position than another? Over the summer WolverineNation has been breaking down the probabilities of playing time and projections of the Wolverines' freshmen, position by position.
about 1030 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Michigan Wolverines
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Linebacker Jake Ryan was supposed to be the brightest spot of the Wolverines defense next year. A season removed from being Michigan's leading tackler, the expectations were high -- Michigan's MVP?
about 1116 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Michigan Wolverines
Michigan has suffered a huge setback early in spring practice, as the team announced Wednesday that junior linebacker Jake Ryan tore his ACL during Tuesday's practice. Ryan is the team's top returning defensive player, having led the Wolverines last year with 88 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 4.
about 1137 days ago | Brian Bennett | Michigan Wolverines