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Ann Arbor, MI, United States

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Past articles by Nick:

Michigan football's new offense: 'We were made for this'

Michigan football has spent nearly eight months installing a new offense. It's nearly time to show it off. → Read More

Michigan football's offensive line depth looks like the old days

Michigan's finally got its offensive line depth back to a point of strength. → Read More

The Michigan Rant: Recapping media days and talking hoops

Welcome back to another episode of The Michigan Rant podcast. → Read More

Big Ten football bold predictions: Michigan gets to title game ... and loses?

Big Ten football writers in the USA TODAY Sports Network predict what will happen in the conference this season, including Michigan stumbling in Indy. → Read More

Michigan football, 'the suck' and the true struggle to become elite

Jim Harbaugh's Michigan football program is in a place about 90% of the country would be envious of. But finishing the job is the hardest part. → Read More

Michigan football's Josh Gattis defends Jim Harbaugh's respect for mental health

Michigan football offensive coordinator Josh Gattis shared his thoughts via Twitter on Sunday. → Read More

Michigan football injuries: WRs progressing, Ambry Thomas questionable

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh gave a few injury updates during Big Ten media days in Chicago last week. → Read More

Big Ten media days are over. Here are our top takeaways

USA TODAY Sports Network writers offer their top takeaway from Big Ten media days in Chicago. → Read More

Michigan football's Jim Harbaugh reiterates belief all transfers should get one free move

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh offered a further statement on his transfer policy beliefs Saturday. → Read More

Here's what Big Ten football coaches said about divisional realignment

The USA TODAY Sports Network surveyed Big Ten football coaches about potential realignment of the conferences → Read More

Michigan football excited about RB Zach Charbonnet, hopeful for depth

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh examined his running back position this week in Chicago. → Read More

Michigan's Jim Harbaugh questions some depression-based transfer claims

Speaking with ESPNU radio Friday, Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh questioned the validity of some depression-based → Read More

Michigan football may play both Shea Patterson, Dylan McCaffrey in 2019

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh said he could envision playing two quarterbacks this year. In every game. → Read More

Here's how Michigan's Jim Harbaugh would change NCAA transfer portal

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh and other Big Ten coaches offer suggestions to fixing the NCAA's transfer portal. → Read More

Jim Harbaugh says he'd pick Michigan football to win the Big Ten

Michigan football's head coach Jim Harbaugh agrees with the media, who picked U-M as the preseason Big Ten favorite this week. → Read More

Jim Harbaugh says Michigan football will play a game on 'foreign soil'

Michigan football will be making an announcement soon, Jim Harbaugh said Friday. → Read More

Michigan football: Everything Jim Harbaugh said at Big Ten media days

Jim Harbaugh had his turn at the microphone in Chicago on Friday morning. → Read More

Jim Harbaugh says Urban Meyer comment wasn't anything new

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was asked about his Urban Meyer 'controversy' comment Friday in Chicago. → Read More

Illinois' Lovie Smith excited to welcome ex-Michigan QB Brandon Peters

The former Michigan football quarterback will be immediately eligible at Illinois this season. → Read More

Maryland's Mike Locksley on Michigan's Josh Gattis: 'Good luck to him'

Mike Locksley considered Josh Gattis for a football job at Maryland. Gattis went to Michigan instead. → Read More