Nightly Roundup: February 27, 2019

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27Feb 2019
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Nightly Roundup: February 27, 2019

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Aaron McMann talks about Michigan’s defensive tackle situation for 2019 (LINK).

Michigan landing defensive end transfer Mike Danna has made Jim Harbaugh more comfortable with the defensive line situation (LINK).

If you want a Tom Brady rookie card, it might cost you more than $400,000 (LINK).

O’Maury Samuels got probation (LINK).

The Athletic‘s Ted Nguyen says Dwayne Haskins should be a 2nd rounder (LINK).

17Feb 2019
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Morning Roundup: February 17, 2019

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I posted a list of Michigan’s all-time career interception leaders (LINK).

Football Outsiders handed out awards for the 2018 NFL season (LINK). Tom Brady has three-peated as the player most likely to decline next year, so look out for 2019 when the wheels fall off.

Over on Football Study Hall, Ian Boyd asks what it means to have a balanced offense (LINK).

11Feb 2019
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Nightly Roundup: February 11, 2019

Steve Buckley ranks all 30 of Tom Brady’s post-season career victories (LINK).

Mike Farrell hands out some superlatives for Big Ten recruiting in the 2019 class, including several Michigan players (LINK).

Scott Dochterman has a long interview with Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz (LINK).

Adam Rittenberg and Tom VanHaaren talk about college football free agency, a.k.a. the transfer portal (LINK).

24Jan 2019
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Ranking Michigan’s Quarterbacks

Drew Henson (image via Detroit News)

This was originally posted on March 17, 2017. It has been updated following the 2018 season.

Sports fans love to debate the greatness of players and rank them in order from most revered to most despised. And while despised probably doesn’t fit any of these players, since they played for the University of Michigan, we all have our favorites. I have endeavored to achieve the un-possible: Rank all of Michigan’s starting quarterbacks.

Okay, that’s too tall of a task for me right now. I’m working up to it. So I’m only going back to 1995, which was the beginning of the Lloyd Carr era. That’s the earliest full coaching tenure where I can count on my recollections of Michigan football. I was a big fan of Bo Schembechler, Gary Moeller, and the Michigan Wolverines before then, but I’ll be damned if I say I was aware enough to understand what was happening on the field.

This ranking only takes into account what the quarterbacks achieved wearing the winged helmet. High school highlight tapes and NFL performance aren’t taken into account. (After all, we can agree that Tom Brady is far and away the best quarterback who ever played the game of football, and that includes Uncle Rico.)

So if you were starting a season with your pick of any Michigan QB since 1995, which one would you take?

On with the show:

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15Nov 2018
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

Brandon Graham

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham made 5 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss in a 27-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. He has 27 tackles and 3 sacks this season.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 21/41 for 254 yards, 0 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions in a 34-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans.
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 3 catches for 32 yards in a 52-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Seattle Seahawks S Delano Hill made 5 tackles in a 36-31 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
  • Oakland Raiders DT Maurice Hurst, Jr. made 4 tackles and 1 sack in a 20-6 loss to the Los Angeles Changers.
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 5 tackles, 2 kickoff returns for 41 yards, and 1 punt return for 6 yards in a 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons.