Nightly Roundup: July 19, 2019

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19Jul 2019
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Nightly Roundup: July 19, 2019

Shea Patterson and Dylan McCaffrey (image via Oakland Press)

What do you think about Michigan playing two quarterbacks?

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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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