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WVU Turns on Rodriguez
WVU Turns
on Rodriguez

WVU Turns on Rodriguez

Mountaineer faithful sending death threats after coach leaves for Michigan, says mom

(Newser) - Rich Rodriguez's abrupt departure from WVU to become head coach of Michigan's football program has left Mountaineers fans in an uproar and his family under siege, reports the Charleston Daily Mail. Rodriguez's mother tells the paper that her grandchildren have received death threats at school, and her son's West Virginia...

No. 25 Badgers Best Wolverines
No. 25 Badgers Best Wolverines

No. 25 Badgers Best Wolverines

Super frosh Gordon leads No. 11 Indiana past Iowa, Penn State beats Northwestern

(Newser) - No. 25 Wisconsin got 25 points from reserve freshman Jon Leuer and beat Michigan 70-54 to open Big Ten conference play. The Badgers improve to 11-2 with the win and both losses were to Top Ten teams, Marquette and Duke. On the flip side, Michigan fell to 4-9 and is...

Carr Ends Career on Top as Michigan Bests Florida

Coach calls victory 'extremely meaningful'

(Newser) - In the final game for the Wolverines' celebrated head coach Lloyd Carr, Michigan won its first bowl game in five years, beating the ninth-ranked Gators 42-35 in today's Capital One Bowl, the Detroit News reports. Wolverines' QB Chad Henne had 373 yards and three touchdown passes, and Mike Hart had...

Rodriguez to Leave WVU for Big House

44-year-old wunderkind will bring no-huddle spread to Michigan

(Newser) - Michigan's turbulent month-long search to replace legendary coach Lloyd Carr is over. Rich Rodriguez, the six-year coach at West Virginia and one of the architects of its devastating no-huddle spread offense, will defect after compiling a record of 60-26 at his alma mater. His salary is rumored to be in...

LSU Will Let Michigan Speak With Miles About Job

Coach will meet with Wolverines next week

(Newser) - LSU confirmed that Michigan officially requested to speak with Les Miles about becoming the school’s next football coach. The talks will not begin until next week, after LSU plays Tennessee for the SEC championship game. Miles is a Michigan alum and met his wife at the school. His contract...

Carr Rides Off into the Sunset
Carr Rides Off into the Sunset

Carr Rides Off into the Sunset

Michigan coach's legacy was national title and 13 bowl appearances

(Newser) - Lloyd Carr, the third-winningest coach in Michigan football history, will step down at the end of the season. 2007 was difficult for Carr, whose Wolverines were shocked in a loss to lower division Appalachian State and then battered by Oregon to start the season; later losses to Wisconsin and archrival...

#5 Georgetown Spanks Michigan 74-52
#5 Georgetown Spanks Michigan 74-52

#5 Georgetown Spanks Michigan 74-52

Pittsburgh, NC State, Arkansas also feast on unranked fodder

(Newser) - College basketball's #5 Georgetown delivered an eyepopping first half against Michigan, posting the game's first 12 points and 11 rebounds; the halftime score was 43-19. The Hoyas shot the lights out (6 of their first 8 on three-pointers) and strangled the Wolverines with signature stingy defense. In other college hoops...

Michigan Breaks Losing Streak; Notre Dame Takes the Fall

Wolverines punish the Irish at Big House

(Newser) - Michigan's woes are over—for the time being. For Notre Dame, troubles have only increased after a humiliating 38-0 defeat yesterday in Ann Arbor. For both teams, yesterday's game was an opportunity to dispel qualms stemming from dismal 0-2 starts.  The Wolverine's Mike Hart  was dominant, rushing for 187...

Ducks Crush Wolverines at Big House

Beleaguered Michigan drops second straight, this time to Oregon

(Newser) - If last week's close upset to Appalachian State was embarrassing for Michigan, this week's 39-7 blowout by the Oregon ducks could be catastrophic. For the first time since 1959, the Wolverines have lost two straight at home to open the season. They've also dropped four straight games for the first...

Michigan Sacked in AP Poll of Top Teams

Slips from No. 5 to fall off list of best 25

(Newser) - Michigan's awful first week continued yesterday as the team fell off Associated Press' media poll of the top 25 university teams. Ranked No. 5 at the start of the season, Michigan skidded off the list after losing to 1-AA Appalachian State on Saturday. No team has fallen that far in...

Notre Dame, U-M Will Play Until 2031

NCAA football's greatest rivalry gets a reprieve

(Newser) - One of college football's greatest  battles will be fought for another quarter century: the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are slated to play the Michigan Wolverines at least once per season until 2031. A previous contract had dictated the schools, which have played each other since 1978, would cease regularly scheduled...

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