2020 Season

2020 Schedule
2-4, 6th in Big Ten - East
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3dAdam Rittenberg

Michigan turns to Cowboys' Linguist as co-DC

As part of a staff overhaul on defense, Michigan has hired Cowboys defensive backs coach Maurice Linguist to be the Wolverines' co-defensive coordinator.


The CFB Pod: Negandhi is joined by Andrea Adelson, Heather Dinich, Adam Rittenberg and Ivan Maisel to put a bow on the 2020 college football season

Kevin Negandhi is joined by Andrea Adelson, Heather Dinich, Adam Rittenberg and Ivan Maisel to put a bow on the 2020 college football season. They discuss the historical context of a season played during a pandemic, what was different about this year’s Alabama team, why the Big Ten would like to forget this season, if the College Football Playoff ever seriously flirted with the idea of expansion, Sarah Fuller making history, underdog stories, Dabo Swinney’s heel turn, concerns about the current structure of the sport, predictions and hopes for college football for 2021, and Urban Meyer taking the Jacksonville Jaguars job.

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5dTom VanHaaren

Michigan turns to Ravens' Macdonald as new DC

New Michigan defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald had been working under coach Jim Harbaugh's brother, John, with the Ravens, so there is some familiarity as he returns to college coaching.


Do Nets Have A Kyrie Problem?

Time to give the people what they want… Jalen & Jacoby discuss Alabama’s dominant win over Ohio State, Doug Pederson getting fired, Kyrie Irving’s continued mysterious absence, and Tom Brady poking fun at himself and Drew Brees. Plus, Jalen’s fired about tonight’s Wisconsin-Michigan college basketball game.

Did Michigan play it safe by extending Harbaugh? (0:50)
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14dAdam Rittenberg

Harbaugh reaches extension to stay at Michigan

Jim Harbaugh has reached a contract extension to remain Michigan's coach through the 2025 season. A source confirmed to ESPN that the new deal includes a lower base salary and many performance incentives.


The CFB Pod: Negandhi and Pollack look at the CFBP rankings; Finebaum previews the SEC championship; Adelson previews the ACC championship; Luginbill on National Signing Day

Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the latest head-scratching College Football Playoff rankings, no one mentioning Texas A&M, David’s Dude and their conference championship picks. Then, Paul Finebaum hops on to discuss Alabama-Florida, if this is Nick Saban’s best team, the favorite to land the Auburn job and if Hugh Freeze will return to the SEC (29:04). Next, Andrea Adelson stops by to talk about Clemson-Notre Dame, why this game will be very different from the first and the improvement the Irish have shown throughout the season (44:16). Finally Tom Luginbill talks National Signing Day, hitting on the toughest recruiting cycle ever in college football, Maryland and Ole Miss trending upward, Michigan and Texas trending downward, and the role the transfer portal will play this offseason (54:28).

No. 4 RB Edwards makes his commitment in the snow (0:58)
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37dTom VanHaaren

U-M loses Jennings to Terps, adds RB Edwards

Amid uncertainty around coach Jim Harbaugh's future, ESPN 300 linebacker Branden Jennings flipped from the Wolverines to commit to Maryland, while in-state running back Donovan Edwards gave Michigan a boost with his commitment.

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38dAdam Rittenberg

Michigan-Iowa game canceled due to COVID

Due to COVID-19 concerns with the Michigan program, the Wolverines' game against Iowa, scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled.

Team Stats

Passing Yards250.344th
Rushing Yards131.595th
Points For28.372nd
Points Against34.533rd