Nightly Roundup: March 9, 2019

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9Mar 2019
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Nightly Roundup: March 9, 2019

Jim Harbaugh

Stewart Mandel lists the top 25 college head football coaches (LINK). Unlike his buddy Bruce Feldman, Mandel doesn’t have Jim Harbaugh in the top 25. How does a guy who’s won 10 games in three of the last four seasons not end up in the top 25? I listened to The Audible, Mandel and Feldman’s podcast, and Mandel’s excuse was that the expectation should be higher at Michigan. By the way, Pat Fitzgerald of Northwestern (Mandel’s alma mater) is #17.

Here’s the longer Rich Eisen interview with Chase Winovich:

8Mar 2019
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Nightly Roundup: March 8, 2019

Dion Caputi, a guy I’ve never heard of but who attended the Combine, shared his thoughts on Karan Higdon and Zach Gentry as we get closer to draft time (LINK).

This is the interesting case of Baylor’s Blake Lynch, who has played five positions at for the Golden Bears (LINK).

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19Feb 2019
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Nightly Roundup: February 19, 2019

Donovan Peoples-Jones (image via WXYZ)

Michigan got a transfer defensive end commitment today (LINK).

Cover 1 takes a look at the injury Chase Winovich suffered that might affect his NFL draft stock (LINK).

Here’s your daily vague Aaron McMann piece, this one on Donovan Peoples-Jones (LINK).

Devin Bush, Jr. slid in Mel Kiper, Jr.’s new mock draft (LINK).

Cade McNamara is pushing Shea Patterson in the weight room (LINK).

Fred Jackson’s son, Josh Jackson, is transferring from Virginia Tech to Maryland (LINK).

10Jan 2019
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Review of 2018 Season Predictions

Nico Collins (image via MGoBlue)

I always like to look back at my predictions for the previous season to see how well I judged the year beforehand. Here’s the link to my 2018 Season Predictions (and the comments): LINK.

LEADING RUSHER
Prediction: Karan Higdon, 1100 yards
Actual: Higdon, 1178 yards
Thoughts: Higdon was about as effective as I thought he would be, although he would have ended up with more yardage if he didn’t miss one regular season game (due to injury) and then the bowl game (due to selfishness). I was surprised he was named First Team All-Big Ten, but there were some other backs in the conference who were not as effective as I thought they would be.

LEADING RECEIVER
Prediction: Donovan Peoples-Jones, 750 yards
Actual: Nico Collins, 632 yards
Thoughts: Collins had a breakout season, going from 3 catches for 27 yards in 2017 to leading the team in receiving yardage (and being #2 in receptions) in 2018. Peoples-Jones was just behind Collins by a mere 20 yards and led the team in receptions (47), but Collins was the big downfield target.

LEADING TACKLER
Prediction: Devin Bush, Jr., 95 tackles
Actual: Bush, 79 tackles
Thoughts: As the middle linebacker, Bush was an obvious choice, but his instincts and sideline-to-sideline speed ensured that he would make plays all over the field. Safety Tyree Kinnel was not far behind with 74 tackles in one more game, since Bush missed the bowl game.

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