Michigan could be in trouble with another down recruiting year; debate is on if Jim McElwain a good fit for Wolverines

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Michigan could be in a dangerous hole with another down year

Sports Illustrated’s Chris Johnson explains why Michigan’s 2018 recruiting class could mean trouble for Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines down the road. As Johnson points out, not only did Michigan’s class rank No. 21, but both Ohio State and Penn State had classes in the top 5 nationally.

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Jim McElwain isn’t a good fit for Wolverines

Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi argues that former Florida coach Jim McElwain isn’t a good fit for the Wolverines. Lenzi’s main point is that McElwain didn’t produce great results at Florida; the Gators never finished higher than No. 12 in total offense in the SEC while he was coach.

Jim Harbaugh + Jim McElwain makes Michigan a national title contender

With the addition of Jim McElwain to Michigan’s coaching staff, Land of 10’s Sean Keeler feels confident enough to bet on the Wolverines’ odds of winning the national title next season, which Vegas has at 10-1. To make his point, Keeler looks at McElwain’s last three seasons when he was the offensive coordinator at Alabama.

Vegas wrong with Michigan among favorites to win CFP title

Land of 10’s Chris Howard doesn’t understand how the Wolverines got the fifth-best odds to win the College Football Playoff Championship and argues that no one should take the 10-1 odds on them.

Ohio State looms for Michigan basketball

With the Wolverines’ NCAA Tournament seeding very much up in the air, the Wolverines had to beat Iowa Wednesday night, and they did. Next up is Big-Ten leading Ohio State on Sunday at the Crisler Center.

Michigan track and field’s Grant Cartwright makes history

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