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The Michigan Insider is combining all three of its podcasts, The Wolverine247 podcast, The Michigan Recruiting Insider, and the Michigan Basketball Insider into one mega-podcast. All your Michigan podcast needs in one place.

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    Race for five-star Nyckoles Harbor enters home stretch - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 28, 2023 66:36


    In this week's edition of The Michigan Recruiting Insider, Sam Webb and Brice Marich handicap the race for five-star TE/WR Nyckoles Harbor. Are rumors of Maryland's lead legit? Is Oregon poised to seal the deal on his official visit? Is Michigan the team beat? The discussion then shifts to the Wolverines pursuit of All-American transfer cornerback Davison Igbinosun. Next on the docket was a breakdown of new 2024 DL commit Ted Hammond, and a the slate of impressive juniors making their way to campus this weekend. The podcast concludes with analysis of the impact the hire of new quarterback coach Kirk Campbell will have on five-star QB Jadyn Davis. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Do or die time for hardwood Wolverines - Michigan Basketball Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 42:47


    Tim McCormick and Sam Webb discuss Michigan's ongoing inconsistency after a loss to Maryland and a narrow victory over Minnesota. The crew break down the Wolverines' struggles stopping dribble penetration, then highlight the spark being provided by Will Tschetter and Tarris Reed. The discussion then turns to the progression of Dug McDaniel's game and Jett Howard's injury status. After analyzing Purdue the podcast concludes with a projection of how Michigan must finish in order to make the NCAA Tournament. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Will Matt Weiss firing impact Jadyn Davis recruitment? - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 63:07


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider Sam Webb, Steve Lorenz, and Brice Marich analyze the firing of Matt Weiss and its impact on recruiting, especially five-star QB Jadyn Davis. The crew then discusses news the Jim Harbaugh dropped on former Ohio State five-star QB commit Dylan Raiola. Attention then turns January junior day previews and new offers to major targets. The podcast concludes with and breakdown of Michigan's standing with remaining 2023 targets Nyckoles Harbor, Jamel Howard, and Cameron Brandt. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Impact of Michigan getting Jim Harbaugh, key players back for 2023.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 53:12


    In this episode, Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz break down the news that Jim Harbaugh has agreed to return to coach Michigan in the 2023 season, as well as where Michigan sits heading into the 2023 offseason after several players opted to put off the NFL Draft for a year to play one more year for the Wolverines. They open by discussing Harbaugh's announcement that he would coach Michigan in 2023, despite at least some modest interest from NFL teams. They look at the dynamics at play behind the decision, including the possible negotiation strategy, an evident rift between Harbaugh and athletic director Warde Manuel and why this dalliance happened again, and if more can be done to stop it moving forward. In the second half of the episode, the two shift focus to the team. They look at Michigan's host of players opting to come back for one more season, what it all means and where they would rank the Wolverines nationally for the 2023 season with so many players ready for more in the maize and blue. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Basketball still searching for consistency - Michigan Basketball Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2023 38:02


    Tim McCormick and Sam Webb recap Michigan's overtime loss to Iowa, Jett Howard's rising draft stock, Hunter Dickinson's frustration, the two-big lineup, Will Tschetter's encouraging play, a Northwestern preview, and more. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Harbaugh uncertainty hampering recruiting - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2023 48:13


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider Sam Webb, Steve Lorenz, and Brice Marich break down how Jim Harbaugh's uncertain future in Ann Arbor is affecting the recruitments of Nyckoles Harbor and Jadyn Davis. The crew also previews the slate of top 2024 targets visiting Michigan in the next couple weeks. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What we learned from Fiesta Bowl media week, and what it means for Michigan in the CFP

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2022 26:08


    In this episode, 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Alejandro Zuniga unpack some of the biggest storylines stemming from the Fiesta Bowl media week, and what it means for the No. 2 Michigan football team in the College Football Playoff. The two open with some discussion about the Wolverines' offensive line. They discuss the moment in the spotlight the group got all week, what they learned about how the offensive line has been crafted and why Michigan is unflinching about its offensive identity in Saturday's game as a result. The two then pivot the discussion to Michigan's defense, looking at the group's high expectations, multitude of challenges they're facing against TCU and some of the coaches' and players' comments. They then close with a discussion of how mission-oriented Michigan has been this week, indicating an even more focused mindset than last year. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan / TCU defensive preview with Vance Bedford

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 85:45


    Former Michigan assistant and Oklahoma State, Louisville, and Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford scouts the TCU offense. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan / TCU offensive preview with Al Borges

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 94:02


    Former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges scouts the TCU defense. and breaks down how it matches up with U-M. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Fiesta Bowl Preview: Michigan and TCU meet in a battle of blue-blood vs. new-blood

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 21:57


    No. 2 Michigan takes on No. 3 TCU in the College Football Playoff semifinals! Zach Shaw of TheMichiganInsider and Jeremy Clark of HornedFrogBlitz join Brandon Marcello to discuss the game and break down where the Wolverines and Horned Frogs sit heading into Saturday's matchup! Host: Brandon Marcello Guest: Zach Shaw and Jeremy Clark Follow or Subscribe to The College Football Daily on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-TCU preview: How the Wolverines can advance to national title game

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 61:52


    In this episode, 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz break down all the keys, storylines and thoughts ahead of the No. 2 Michigan football team's matchup against No. 2 TCU in the 2022 Vrbo Fiesta Bowl. In the first half of the episode, they look at the offensive side of the ball, and discuss the opportunities the Wolverines have both on the ground and in the air. They also look into TCU's defense, and what challenges Michigan must be aware of. They close the first half with some offensive prop bets. The second half of the episode sees the two look into how Michigan's defense can control TCU's offense. They look at both the Horned Frogs' talented passing game, but also an underrated rushing attack. They close with more prop bets, some discussion on other key factors and make their final predictions for the game. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Vance Bedford breaks down Michigan's 2023 defensive signees - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 59:26


    Former Michigan assistant and Oklahoma State, Louisville, and Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford evaluates each defensive member of Michigan's 2023 recruiting class. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Al Borges breaks down Michigan's 2023 offensive signees - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 64:53


    Former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges evaluates each offensive member of Michigan's 2023 recruiting class. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Michigan Insider's Signing Day Extravaganza - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 129:27


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider, Sam Webb, Steve Lorenz, and Brice Marich break down Michigan's 2023 class while also having several members on as guests. Roderick Pierce Jason Hewlett, Amir Herring, Kankakee (Ill.) assistant JJ Hollis talking about star protege Jyaire Hill, Semaj Morgan and both of his parents all joined the show. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Kobe Bufkin showing improvement, Team defense still not - Michigan Basketball Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 44:10


    Tim McCormick and Sam Webb recap Michigan's tight victory over Lipscomb and Kobe Bufkin's strong performance, reasonable expectations. Next, Tim and Sam highlight Jett Howard's continued growth and the need to get Hunter Dickinson' more touches. The discussion then shifts to previewing the matchup with North Carolina and breaking down 2023 signees George Washington III and Papa Kante. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan becoming recruiting force in Illinois - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 53:03


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider Sam Webb, Steve Lorenz, and Brice Marich break down the Wolverines successful flip of Oak Park (Ill.) Brother Rice DL Roderick Pierce. Attention then turns to the latest with other top Illinois targets Jyaire Hill and Jamel Howard. The crew then looks ahead to 2024 and discusses U-M's standing with three elite Illinois prospects in that class. The podcast closes with a discussion about Michigan's standing with Karmello English, Chance Fitzgerald, and D'Juan Waller Jr. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Behind Enemy Lines - Michigan vs TCU

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 30:05


    Michigan is back in the College Football Playoff, and The Michigan Insider's Alejandro Zúñiga welcomes Colin Post of Horned Frog Blitz to preview the Wolverines' Fiesta Bowl opponent. The two discuss TCU's remarkable season and its remarkable quarterback, Max Duggan. The conversation shifts to the Horned Frogs' other weapons and weaknesses on both offense and defense.  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Positive movement with portal, NIL, Jadyn Davis & more - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2022 74:21


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider Sam Webb and Brice Marich discuss the addition of LaDarius Henderson from the transfer portal and other portal targets. Attention then turns to the commitment of 2024 tight end Hogan Hansen and the immediate tight end picture in the aftermath of Erick All's transfer. After a deep dive into the impact of the departures of All and Cade McNamara, the founder of DISTINCT, a new digital collectible company that has partnered with Jim Harbaugh on a venture that will created NIL opportunities in the future. The podcast closes with updates on the latest in the recruitments of Nyckoles Harbor and Jadyn Davis. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    What does Michigan gain with Dug McDaniel taking over at PG? - Michigan Basketball Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2022 40:32


    Tim McCormick and Sam Webb discuss how the loss of Jaelin Llewellyn affects Michigan's rotation moving forward, reasonable expectations for Dug McDaniel in his newly expanded role, Jett Howard's one-and-done prospects, Hunter Dickinson's strong start, and more. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    "(Michigan) is on path to play for a national championship" - Michigan offensive breakdown with Al Borges

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2022 75:50


    Sam Webb and former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges dissect the performance by the Wolverines' offense in their 43-22 victory over Purdue in the Big 10 Championship and gives an early scouting report on Fiesta Bowl opponent TCU. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    "TCU is going to have a tough time with Michigan" - Michigan defensive breakdown with Vance Bedford

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2022 60:37


    Sam Webb and former Michigan defensive backs coach and Oklahoma State, Louisville, Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford dissect Michigan's defensive showing in its 43-22 victory over Purdue in the Big 10 Championship and gives an early scouting report on Fiesta Bowl opponent TCU. Vance also handicaps the Georgia / Ohio State matchup. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-Purdue preview: Wolverines vying for second straight Big Ten title

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 52:10


    In this episode, Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz break down the Michigan football team's upcoming matchup against Purdue in the 2022 Big Ten Championship. They open by discussing the significance of Blake Corum's now-season ending knee injury. They look at what that means for the Wolverines' national title hopes, as well as where Michigan can turn to for more offensive production. They then zero back in on the Boilermakers, and outline why the Wolverines could have a strong chance to be pass-happy in Lucas Oil Stadium. They close the first half of the episode with some prop bets about the offense. In the second half of the episode, the two look at the biggest keys for the Wolverines' defense. They discuss what makes Purdue's passing game dangerous, and debate if this counts as a "trap game" for Michigan. They close with a few more prop bet predictions, and make their final score predictions for the game. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ohio State is now a "finesse" football team - Michigan defensive breakdown with Vance Bedford

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 71:44


    Sam Webb and former Michigan defensive backs coach and Oklahoma State, Louisville, Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford dissect Michigan's defensive showing in its 45-23 victory over Ohio State, previews the Big Ten Championship game, and scouts potential playoff opponent, Georgia. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    U-M outplayed and outcoached Ohio State (AGAIN) - Michigan offensive breakdown with Al Borges

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 74:51


    Sam Webb and former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges dissect the performance by the Wolverines' offense in their 45-23 victory over Ohio State, then preview the Big Ten Championship, and scout potential playoff opponent, Georgia. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Behind Enemy Lines - Michigan vs. Purdue (Big Ten Championship)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 21:25


    The Big Ten Championship Game has arrived! Michigan won the Big Ten East by knocking off Ohio State, while Purdue got a win and some help to make it to Indianapolis for the first time. The Michigan Insider's Alejandro Zuniga welcomes Boiler Sports Report's Mick Walker to preview the title game and what the Wolverines should expect from the Boilermakers this weekend. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-OSU recap: What the Wolverines showed in second straight win over Buckeyes

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2022 45:57


    In this episode, 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz break down the Michigan football team's 45-23 win at Ohio State — the Wolverines' first win in Columbus since 2000. They open with a discussion on why Michigan's win Saturday was one of the most impressive in the Wolverines' history. They discuss the injury setbacks, dominant second half and statement win by dominating a top-five opponent. They then turn their attention to the discussion on if the "tide has turned" in the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry after two straight Wolverine wins, and what a shift and momentum looks like moving forward. In the second half of the episode, they look at a breakout game from JJ McCarthy, and what doors that opens for the Wolverines this season and next. They then look at Michigan's case against Georgia as the nation's No. 1 team, then close with a discussion about how Michigan became such a strong second-half team. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Ohio recruiting intensifies; Top247 DE Brian Robinson checks in - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 66:57


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider Sam Webb, Steve Lorenz, and Brice Marich discuss the commitment of Cincinnati (Ohio) Princeton athlete Breeon Ishmael. Attention then turns to U-M's upward trend with Ohioans Jason Hewlett, D'Juan Waller Jr., and Cam Calhoun. The crew also gie post visit updates on top CB targets Jyaire Hill and Aaron Gates. The episode concludes with an interview with 2024 Top247 DE Brian Robinson who made it out to three Michigan games this season. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mandatory defensive corrections in time for Ohio State - Michigan defensive breakdown with Vance Bedford

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 62:39


    Sam Webb and former Michigan defensive backs coach and Oklahoma State, Louisville, Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford dissect Michigan's defensive showing in its 19-17 victory over Illinois. Vance highlights some key mistakes the Wolverines made versus the Illini that must be cleaned up before the matchup with Ohio State. The Vance scouts the Buckeye offense and take listener questions about “The Game.” To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Lessons learned vs Illinois & OSU defensive scout - Michigan offensive breakdown with Al Borges

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 73:25


    Sam Webb and former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges dissects the performance by the Wolverines' offense in their 19-17 victory over Illinois, scouts the Ohio State defense, and takes questions from listers about Michigan's struggling passing game and how the Wolverines match up with the Buckeyes.  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-OSU preview: How can the Wolverines upset the Buckeyes?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 49:56


    In this episode, 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz break down the biggest keys on offense and defense for Michigan as it travels to take on No. 2 Ohio State, and their predictions for the matchup.  They open with a look at Michigan's offense. They discuss the impact of injuries to Blake Corum and Donovan Edwards, and how their availability may or may not impact the Wolverines' offense. They discuss the importance for Michigan needing to throw the ball regardless, as well as other ways the Wolverines can move the football if their run game is adversely affected. They also do prop bets looking at Michigan's offense. In the second half of the episode, they look at the defensive side of things. They discuss the value of trying to make Ohio State one-dimensional offensively, and break down the Buckeyes' touted passing attack. They close with a few more prop bet predictions, as well as their early score predictions for the game. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The Game: Michigan and Ohio State prepare for (maybe) the rivalries biggest game ever

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 20:30


    It's The Game Week and 2022's iteration of Ohio State and Michigan's annual rivalry may be the biggest one in its history! Zach Shaw of TheMichiganInsider and Patrick Murphy of Bucknuts join Brandon Marcello to discuss Saturday's game, what it means for both schools, and its impact not only on the Big Ten, but on college football this season! Host: Brandon Marcello Guest: Patrick Murphy & Zach Shaw Follow or Subscribe to The College Football Daily on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Behind Enemy Lines - Michigan at Ohio State

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2022 29:15


    Michigan and Ohio State are both undefeated heading into The Game. Ohio State beat writer Patrick Murphy joins The Michigan Insider's Alejandro Zúñiga to preview the biggest Saturday of the year for both programs. The two discuss the state of the rivalry, how the Buckeyes adapted after the 2021 season and what they expect to see in Columbus this weekend. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-Illinois recap: What's concerning and what isn't as Wolverines survive, turn attention to OSU?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2022 60:48


    In this episode, 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz break down the Michigan football team's 19-17 win over Illinois, looking at what went well for the Wolverines, what didn't and what it all means for Michigan's upcoming matchup against No. 2 Ohio State. The open with a look at Michigan's offense, and what went awry for the Wolverines so they only scored 19 points in the game. They discuss Michigan's struggling pass game, some signs of optimism and what's realistic to expect from the passing attack moving forward. They also look at the Wolverines' injury riddled run game, some play-calling surprises and other thoughts on where the offense can improve. In the second half of the episode, they turn their attention to the defense. They debate Illinois' third-quarter rushing success, Michigan's lack of a pass rush and other factors that could play a role in next week's bout with the Buckeyes. They also pivot the conversation into an early preview of Ohio State's offense. They close with a discussion about the intangible value of a “gritty” win for the Wolverines, and debate if it can spark momentum heading into the team's most important week of the season. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Are early hardwood struggles sign of things to come? - Michigan Basketball Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2022 43:18


    Tim McCormick and Sam Webb discuss Michigan troubling defensive performances in its win over Eastern Michigan and loss to Arizona State. The duo also cover the shooting struggles in Michigan's backcourt and how the issues on both ends can be addressed moving forward. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-Illinois preview, keys to victory and game predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 57:39


    In this episode, 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz preview the Michigan football team's upcoming game against Illinois, looking at the keys for the Wolverines on both sides of the ball and making their predictions for the matchup. They begin with a long look at what Michigan's offense must show in the game. They look at some key ways the Wolverines can get after the Fighting Illini's statistically sound pass coverage, key plays Michigan can implement more to meet the matchup, and what their recommended approach would be to the Wolverines' rushing attack. They do some offensive prop bets, and debate Michigan's ideal run-pass dynamic Saturday. In the second half of the episode, they look at the other side of the ball. They discuss Illinois' most successful offensive players, keys to stopping them and other things we want to see from the Wolverines Saturday. They close with more prop bets, as well as their final thoughts and score predictions for the game. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Behind Enemy Lines - Michigan vs. Illinois

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 37:18


    The Illinois football team boasts a rush-first offense led by a workhorse running back, and the Illini pair that with an excellent defense. Sound familiar? The Michigan Insider's Alejandro Zúñiga goes Behind Enemy Lines with Jeremy Werner of the Illini Inquirer on 247Sports to preview Michigan vs Illinois. Both programs bring similar styles and Big Ten Championship Game aspirations into Saturday aftern showdown at the Big House on Saturday afternoon. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Commit watch, flip alerts, & DB target reset – Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 46:42


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider Sam Webb, Steve Lorenz, and Brice Marich discuss the commitment announcement of top offensive line target Nathan Efobi. Next, the crew highlights the Wolverines' attempt to flip Wisconsin defensive line commits Roderick Pierce and Jamel Howard. Finally, attention turns to the rapidly expanding defensive back board and the effort to close on top CB target Jyaire Hill, To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan D continues 2nd half dominance - Michigan defensive breakdown with Vance Bedford

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 64:54


    Sam Webb and former Michigan defensive backs coach and Oklahoma State, Louisville, Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford dissects Michigan's defensive showing in its 34-3 victory over Nebraska. Vance highlights the emergence of Mason Graham and Will Johnson, then gives another early look-ahead at Ohio State. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Perspective on U-M's pass game: 'Don't panic' - Michigan offensive breakdown with Al Borges

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 70:16


    Sam Webb and former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges dissect the performance of the Wolverines' offense in their 34-3 victory over Nebraska. Borges details the elite scheming and disguise on display in Michigan's rushing attack, then highlights some of the issues with its downfield passing game. Potential remedies are shared as are grades for each offensive position before taking questions from listeners. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-Nebraska recap: Wolverines' pass game sputters, but rest of team looks title-caliber

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2022 57:42


    In this episode, 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz break down the Michigan football team's 34-3 win over Nebraska, a victory that saw the Wolverines improve to 10-0 for just the third time since 1975. They begin with a look at perhaps the hottest debate topic stemming from the game, in the Wolverines underwhelming passing game. They discuss what has gone wrong for Michigan in the passing game lately, why it still matters in a 31-point win and what sort of changes can or might be made to close the season. Continuing with the offense, they do look at Michigan's grating, punishing run game, and the value of having possibly the Wolverines' best rushing attack in decades. Switching over to the defensive side of the ball, the two spend time lookin at Michigan's nation-leading defense, and what ‘outliers' exceeded expectations to help the Wolverines get even better on defense. They also look at all three levels of Michigan's defense, and what to make of its latest shutdown performance on Saturday. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    New RB targets emerge; New Ohio focus begins - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 62:20


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider Sam Webb, Steve Lorenz, and Brice Marich discuss Michigan's renewed recruiting push in the state of Ohio. Buckeye State stars Luke Hamilton and Brian Robinson are highlighted along with a handful of new offers. Attention turns to RB recruiting where the Wolverines are chasing Minnesota running back commit Darius Taylor and blocking efforts aimed at Cole Cabana. The crew then addresses rumblings of Michigan's purported interest in Wisconsin RB Braelon Allen and even stronger rumors about Detroit King QB Dante Moore rethinking his commitment to Oregon. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-Nebraska preview: Wolverines look to move to 10-0 in final tune-up of season

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 39:38


    In this episode, we preview the Michigan football team's penultimate home game against a Nebraska team missing several key starters, as the Wolverines try to improve to 10-0 for just the third time in the last 45 years. We begin by looking at what the offense needs to show against the Cornhuskers. We look at some players who probably deserve higher usage than they have received in Big Ten play, the concern level of Michigan's wide receiver room and what's important for the Wolverines to "show off" to interested recruits. In the second half of the episode, we look at the other side of the ball. We discuss the opportunity for Michigan's pass-rush, two players who pose threats in Nebraska's offense and some players who could continue to ascend toward the end of the season with big games Saturday. We close with our final predictions for the game. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan basketball's impact newcomers - Michigan Basketball Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 64:19


    Tim McCormick and Sam Webb preview the Wolverines' 2022-23 season, projecting the impact of newcomers Jett Howard, Jaelin Llewellyn, Joey Baker, Dug McDaniel, and Tarris Reed. The crew also discusses the expected improvement for Kobe Bufkin, The duo offers rotation predictions then previews Friday's matchup with Eastern Michigan and star transfer Emoni Bates. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan D slammed door on another B1G opponent - Michigan defensive breakdown with Vance Bedford

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 52:07


    The Michigan Insider's Sam Webb and former Michigan defensive backs coach and Oklahoma State, Louisville, and Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford dissect Michigan's defensive showing in its 52-17 victory over Rutgers. Vance details U-M's second half adjustments versus the Scarlet Knights and shares his thoughts on how the Wolverines match up with Ohio State and Georgia. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    How the passing game showed progress vs Rutgers - Michigan offensive breakdown with Al Borges

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 71:52


    Sam Webb and former Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges dissect the performance of the Wolverines' offense in their 52-17 victory over Rutgers. Borges highlights the game-plan emphasis on including the receivers, JJ McCarthy's mature showing, shares early thoughts on how Michigan matches up with Ohio State. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Behind Enemy Lines - Michigan vs. Nebraska

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2022 28:13


    The Michigan Insider's Alejandro Zúñiga breaks down the Nebraska Cornhuskers with Brian Christopherson of Husker247. The two discuss the end of Scott Frost's tenure, break down Nebraska's shaky quarterback situation, and evaluate how the ‘Huskers have responded since their dreadful defensive start to the season. Finally, Christopherson predicts how this weekend's game between Michigan and Nebraska will play out.  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-Rutgers recap, Minter & Corum making award pitches, and Michigan climbing CFP ladder

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 46:28


    In this episode, 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz break down the Michigan football team's 52-17 win over Rutgers, as well as some compelling storylines stemming from the weekend. They begin with a look at defensive coordinator Jesse Minter, and what he has done to position himself as one of the nation's top assistant coaches — potentially contending for the Broyles Award for the nation's top assistant. They then take a look at Blake Corum's season, and where he is positioned in the Heisman Trophy race with three weeks left in the regular season. In the second half of the show, the two take a look at how Michigan and Ohio State stack up against each other with three weeks remaining until The Game, as well as other topics stemming from Saturday. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Crunch time for 5-star QB Jadyn Davis? - Michigan Recruiting Insider

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 51:22


    On the latest episode of The Michigan Recruiting Insider Sam Webb, Steve Lorenz, and Brice Marich discuss Crystal Ball calls on several Michigan targets after the big visit weekend, including 5-star QB Jadyn Davis. The crew discusses Davis's decision timeline in the aftermath of his fourth Michigan visit. Plus, visit recaps Top247 prospects Spencer Fano, Caleb Lomu, Justin Scott and several other top visitors. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Michigan-Rutgers preview: Beyond a win, what would make Saturday a successful one for the Wolverines?

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 46:05


    In this episode 247Sports' Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz preview the Michigan football team's road trip to Rutgers, discussing the Wolverines' keys to not only a win, but to making the weekend a successful one. They open with a look at Michigan's offense, discussing some of the keys for the Wolverines against a solid-on-paper Rutgers defense (4:13). They look at a likely need for Michigan to pas the ball more than it has in previous matchups, to lighten Blake Corum's load and build confidence moving toward the rest of the season. They also discuss the opportunity the Wolverines may have to empty their benches and build more offensive depth and confidence. They continue he discussions in their offensive prop bets. In the second half of the episode, they look at the other side of the ball, discussing what Michigan's defense needs to do for the weekend to be considered a successful one. They look at the importance of forcing turnovers, showcasing an early pass-rush, finding some edge-rushing consistency and furthering other key trends against a hapless Rutgers offense. They close with more prop bets and their final predictions for the game. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Behind Enemy Lines - Michigan at Rutgers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 21:28


    The Michigan Insider's Alejandro Zúñiga previews Michigan vs. Rutgers with Bobby Deren of 247Sports' Scarlet Nation. The two discuss the Scarlet Knights' offensive woes and what the Wolverines can expect from new starting QB Gavin Wimsatt. They then focus on the solid Rutgers defense and offer their predictions for Saturday night's game in Piscataway.  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    The defensive adjustment that shut down MSU - Michigan defensive breakdown with Vance Bedford

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 54:59


    The Michigan Insider's Sam Webb and former Michigan defensive backs coach and Oklahoma State, Louisville, and Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford dissect Michigan's defensive showing in its 29=7 victory over Michigan State. Vance details the coverage adjustment U-M's coaches made to take Spartan wideout Keon Coleman out of the game and also weighs in on MSU's tunnel assault. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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