Category Archives: Thoughts on Current Team/Season

Here we break down the ongoings of the current or upcoming teams and seasons.

Youth of the Nation – A hungry-blue collar defense kicks the stigma

Youth of the Nation – A hungry-blue collar defense kicks the stigma

As September came to a close, the weather was uncharacteristically warm and Fox sportscaster Tim Brando was very busy battling with the entirety of the Michigan twitter fan-base (in a losing battle I might add). That being said Michigan is heading into rivalry week with a clean four and zero record, a record many pundits and analysts claimed wouldn’t and couldn’t happen, due to the

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John O’Korn and Wilton Speight: A Collision Course

John O’Korn and Wilton Speight: A Collision Course

Michigan fans went for a ride with the quarterback position on Saturday. It started with starting quarterback Wilton Speight suffering an injury early from what some won’t call a dirty hit, but I won’t call a clean play. It ended with John O’Korn having his best performance since a 5 touchdown performance against Rutgers while playing for Houston in 2013, and the QB controversy being

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Tale of The Tape: Week 4 Michigan At Purdue

Tale of The Tape: Week 4 Michigan At Purdue

We are officially into B1G conference play this week as the Michigan Wolverines travel to West Lafayette in a showdown with the suddenly boiling hot, Purdue Boilermakers. With the regular season already a quarter of the way completed, let’s see how these teams stack up against one another. Michigan is coming off a less than stellar performance against the fierce, triple-option toting, Air Force Falcons.

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Dear Michigan Fans (a little something to think about)

Dear Michigan Fans (a little something to think about)

On a hot, balmy, September day in Ann Arbor, Michigan set out to open at home facing an underrated team that the Wolverines were expected, by most, to beat handily. This Michigan team had just come off a successful season; we’ll find out how successful in a moment, but had lost their previous game to a bitter rival. Michigan’s opponent took the opening kickoff and

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Tale of the Tape: Week 2 Michigan vs. Cincinnati

Tale of the Tape: Week 2 Michigan vs. Cincinnati

Ok kids, let’s recap what happened in week 1 vs Florida. In the GIF that follows, we have the Wolverines, played by Wolverine (the Marvel vs Street Fighter version) vs. Florida, as depicted by Ryu: via GIPHY Michigan, led by a stingy defense, unleashed a nice 6 sack performance against the Gators, who only scored 3 points offensively.  Florida’s defense outscored their own offense 14-3.

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Rocke’s Players to Watch: D-Line

Rocke’s Players to Watch: D-Line

What’s up Michigan fans?! It’s game week and it’s your girl, co-host of the BluePrint Michigan YouTube channel and I’m here with an update on Michigan’s Defensive line. In speaking to a few of the players recently, I was able to get a few bits of information from some key players on Michigan’s defensive line. First, Sophomore DE Rashan Gary, has spoken on how he

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Tale of the Tape: Week 1 Michigan vs Florida

Tale of the Tape: Week 1 Michigan vs Florida

OMG, OMG IT’S ALMOST TIME FOR MICHIGAN FOOTBALL TO KICK OFF THE SEASON!!!!!! To kick things off I put together a preview of the week 1 match-up in Jerry’s World, which pits the young but ferocious Wolverines against the Florida Gators. Going forward, I will be providing similar, Tale of the Tape, preview articles as well as post-game summaries to both preview and recap game

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DB’s Match-Up Mash-Up: OFFENSE–Florida Gators

DB’s Match-Up Mash-Up: OFFENSE–Florida Gators

By: Darren Bennett (DB) A statistical analysis comparing returning production and analyzing who has the edge. Statistics provided are from the 2016-17 season per ESPN.com. OFFENSE Quarterback Comparison Player Comp Att Yds COMP % TD INT Raw QBR Speight 204 331          2,538 61.6 18 7 60.5 Franks No Stats Zaire 11 23 122 47.8 1 0 11.4 Edge: Michigan Michigan brings back a proven

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