Michigan recruits remain loyal after loss; CB Lavert Hill apologizes for ‘inappropriate gesture’

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Michigan commits remain loyal despite loss

Despite Michigan’s 42-13 loss at Penn State Saturday, a half-dozen of the Wolverines top commits told Land of 10 they remain optimistic and loyal.

CB Lavert Hill apologizes

As the game against Penn State came to a close, Michigan cornerback Lavert Hill was seen issuing an offensive gesture toward the Nittany Lions crowd. Hill issued a statement apologizing for the gesture on Monday.

Why Michigan shouldn’t fire Jim Harbaugh

Maybe this is obvious to some, but Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi is right: It’s way too soon to fire Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh. After the loss to Penn State Saturday, some fans were calling for Harbaugh’s job; that would be a huge mistake.

QB Wilton Speight eager to play again

Wolverines quarterback Wilton Speight is “chomping at the bit” to play again, according to Harbaugh. The Michigan coach said Speight is “at practice” and has “been a good teammate.”

Michigan-Penn State most watched game

The Wolverines 42-13 loss to the Nittany Lions Saturday night was the most watched game of the weekend, per ESPN/ABC programming. The game drew a 4.2 overnight rating, 45 percent more than any other game.

Wolverines a heavy favorite vs. Rutgers

The Wolverines opened as a 23 1/2-point favorite over the Scarlet Knights. Last year, Michigan won 78-0 in New Jersey.

Michigan’s Leo Hua wins singles title at Midwest ITA Regionals

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