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“Husky” Brady Hoke Knows His Team Must Be Better Stopping The Run Against Notre Dame

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Brady Hoke is not a small man. And he seems to have a really great sense of humor. And that's why the Michigan coach is shrugging off Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly's comments that he is husky. In fact, Hoke doesn't really care if you go so far as to ...

Brady Hoke Discusses the Opener Vs. Alabama, Says He’s Yet to Decide if Fitzgerald Toussaint Will Play

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke will have his hands full to start his second season with the Wolverines. His squad opens the year this weekend against the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide. On top of all that, one of Hoke's best players has just pleaded guilty to drunk ...

Alabama Coach Nick Saban Uses Tyrann Mathieu Situation as a Teaching Tool

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Nick Saban and other college coaches surely aren't gloating about the fact that one of the nation's premiere players, LSU's Tyrann Mathieu, is no longer with the program. That said, they do have to take a hard look at the situation and use it as an example for their own ...

Brady Hoke Says There is No Decision Yet on Fitz Toussaint or Frank Clark

Friday, August 10th, 2012

2011 was Brady Hoke’s first year as head coach at Michigan. Not a bad debut either. Hoke came to Michigan brimming with confidence. When he was first introduced, he made sure to let everyone around college football know that his goal was not only to bring the program back to ...

Sugar Bowl Preview: Brady Hoke Leads Wolverines to a BCS Bowl Game in his First Season at Michigan

Friday, December 30th, 2011

It may not have been exactly how he envisioned things materializing, but at the end of the day, all that matters is that Brady Hoke has the Michigan Wolverines in a BCS bowl game in his first season as head coach of the storied program. Michigan didn't make the Big ...

Rich Rodriguez Lands on His Feet at Arizona (Which By The Way He Never Visited)

Monday, November 28th, 2011

It seemed like a forgone conclusion that Rich Rodriguez would get back into coaching, it was simply a matter of when and where. Those questions were answered last week when Rodriguez was hired as the next coach at Arizona, taking over for the fired Mike Stoops. Now there will be plenty ...

Brady Hoke on the Michigan Defense: “There were still probably more negatives that we needed to work out this week than positives”

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Brady Hoke came to Michigan looking to return the program back to prominence. The moment that he had been waiting for, his first game was certainly a memorable one. In one of the rarest things that I can remember in college football, the game was called early because of a ...

Brady Hoke Waxes Poetic as He Prepares For His First Season at Michigan

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Just three seasons ago, Brady Hoke was getting the Ball State Cardinals ready for what would wind up being a dream season. They very nearly went undefeated and the special year had Hoke packing his bags for San Diego State. In two seasons there, he turned around an Aztecs program ...

Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez: “To Win, You Don’t Have to do Things Illegally”

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

With recent NCAA violations committed by USC and Ohio State and many more investigations into other programs, it's becoming increasingly harder to believe that teams can compete at an elite level without cheating. Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez wants to make it clear that not everyone is cheating. "To win, you ...

Brady Hoke Has Started His Road to Making Michigan Relevant Again

Monday, April 25th, 2011

After another disappointing season at Michigan and an embarrassing bowl loss when his defense was a sieve, Rich Rodriguez was fired. The Wolverines hired Brady Hoke from San Diego State and while some may scoff at the decision because Michigan didn’t get a coach with a “bigger” name or a ...