PODCAST: Big House Nation 9-9-16
In this Episode of Big House Nation, Gregg Henson talks with Anthony Broome, managing editor of Maize N’ Brew. Gregg and Anthony discuss satellite camps, Michigan’s pre-season ranking, who will start at QB and the 2017 recruiting class.
Do The Nation’s Best WR And CB Want To Play Together At Michigan?
Two top recruits, 5 star 2017 WR Donovan Peoples-Jones (Detroit, MI) and 5 star California (CB) Darnay Holmes were featured in an edit by Clay Williams. Peoples-Jones is the #6 recruit in the country and Holmes is the #8 ranked prospect for 2017.
— Will™♣️‼️ (@claywill3_) May 30, 2016
— Donovan P. Jones (@dpeoplesjones) May 30, 2016
It’s a bit of a long-shot that both of these guys end up in the class, but the recent contact between Holmes’ cousin Desean Holmes, who originally signed with San Diego State back in 2015 but never played for the school, has put Michigan on both prospects radar.
It’s Going To Be A Big Week For Michigan Football Recruiting
As we teased last week, it looks like Michigan could be in for a big week on the recruiting trail. The optimism reached new heights when four-star DE Corey Malone-Hatcher announced on twitter that he would be committing on Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
Top schools: I will be announcing my commitment on Thursday @ 3:30pm at SJHS. Thanks to all that recruited me 🙏🏽🕐🕑🕒😈 pic.twitter.com/E6SA0k59Du
— corey malone-hatcher (@CMH2017) May 31, 2016
Malone-Hatcher was long thought to be a strong Michigan lean so the timing of the announcement on the heels of the rumors last week seem to indicate that this is the first domino to fall in what should be a big week/month of recruiting for the Wolverines.
He is a four star prospect who ESPN ranks as the 254th best player in the country. More from ESPN….
BOTTOM LINE: Malone-Hatcher is the prototype on the hoof, but he will need to settle into a position and develop and improve to reach his true potential. Given his size and strength, he could develop at LB or DE depending on scheme and further physical development. Regardless of where he lines up is a very good defensive prospect.
Malone-Hatcher would be Michigan’s 13th committment to the class of 2017.
The next major player to commit to Michigan is rumored to be top 100 player Luiji Vilain a DE from Alexandria, VA.
This will be a big month, indeed.
PODCAST: Some Early-Season Michigan Football Predictions
In this edition of The Maize and Blu Sit-In, Gregg Henson and Art Regner discuss Jim Harbaugh’s international satellite camps, the Wolverines’ early-season predictions and the QB race.
Harbaugh’s Latest Evil Recruiting Plot!
I’m not sure how Harbaugh does it. He has apparently convinced Baylor Head Coach Art Briles that it is a good idea for the Michigan Coaching Staff to participate in a coaching clinic AT Baylor. I understand why Briles would want the Harbaugh “rub,” but would you invite Harbaugh and company into your backyard?
Texas, Texas A & M, TCU and the Big 12 are not going to like Briles letting the Harbaugh into the hen house, but Briles clearly sees a competitive advantage in aligning with Michigan.
PODCAST: Big House Nation With Freep.com’ Mark Snyder 3-4-16
In this edition of Big House Nation, Gregg Henson talks with Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press, who is covering Michigan football’s spring practice in Florida. What will the 2016 roster look like for the Wolverines?
PODCAST: Big House Nation With Guest Jamie Morris
Sporting News With Harbaugh Article For No Apparent Reason!
The Sporting News has an article today on Jim Harbaugh and I can’t figure out why? The article focuses on recruiting, but there isn’t anything new, it’s a rehash of Rashan Gary, Isaiah Wilson, Signing With The Stars and Spring Practice at IMG in Florida.
If you didn’t think Harbaugh was the absolute most important story in college football, you should understand it by now. There was no reason for The Sporting News to write this article other than clicks from the rabid Michigan fan base. He’ll, there isn’t even an anecdote about Harbaugh’s breakfast habits or his incessant competitive instincts.
The article displays that Jim Harbaugh is HUGE for college football right now, everybody is predicting a National Championship…soon…for Michigan based solely on Harbaugh, how else do you explain the deluge of article literally about nothing? Even when Harbaugh does NOTHING, these national publications are writing SOMETHING about the Michigan Head Coach.
I don’t mind Harbaugh getting any and all press, but shouldn’t it at least have some content or new information about the program and/or it’s players. I love that the constant press pisses off Michigan’s rivals, that is funny to me, but these types are articles are a complete waste of time.
Make sure you check out the blog Wednesday afternoon as I’ll have a podcast with former Michigan Running Back Jamie Morris.
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