(AP) Former Michigan head coach Brady Hoke joined Oregon’s staff Saturday as defensive coordinator. Hoke replaces Don Pellum, who was defensive coordinator for two seasons and has returned to coaching linebackers for the Ducks. Hoke coached the Wolverines for four seasons from 2011-14, going 31-20. He was the Maxwell Football Club national coach of the year in 2011. “We are extremely excited to welcome coach Hoke to the Oregon family,” Ducks coach Mark Helfrich said in a statement. “He’s passionate, knowledgeable and tough, and has an outstanding track record of success from a defensive standpoint.” Under Hoke, Michigan’s defense went
Five former Michigan football players contributed anonymously to a letter sent out Saturday to the current team. The objective of the letter was to get other former players to share it, after adding their own personal supportive messages, in an attempt to encourage a “welcoming environment” so the next coach and his team can be successful. In other words, to avoid the skepticism that came with the Rich Rodriguez hire. Brady Hoke was fired Tuesday after four seasons in Ann Arbor, this after his win total went from 11 to eight to seven to five. His successor will be the
Who will be the next head coach at Michigan? BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart points out 11 names that would seem to be possible targets.
According to multiple sources, Michigan has fired Brady Hoke after four seasons and a 31-20 record, including an 18-14 mark in Big Ten play. Get the top reactions on Twitter here!
First, athletic director Dave Brandon resigned. Tuesday, what long had been expected finally became a reality with Michigan dismissing Brady Hoke as head coach, according to multiple sources.
BTN/BTN2Go will provide live coverage of the Michigan press conference at 4:30 p.m. ET today. Watch it on BTN2Go. Following the press conference, BTN will have analysis from a variety of guests, including a number of former Michigan football players. Host Dave Revsine will be joined in studio by analysts Howard Griffith, Gerry DiNardo and Glen Mason.
Michigan coach Brady Hoke met the media following Saturday night's loss at Rutgers, and the media asked him some tough questions. Watch it all here.
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon answered questions about the handling of the Shane Morris situation directly with reporters. What did he say? Find out inside!
On Thursday’s edition of BTN Live, Dave Revsine, Howard Griffith and Chuck Long discussed the latest updates on the University of Michigan football program and their handling of sophomore quarterback Shane Morris’ injury. Earlier today, Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon spoke to several media outlets, saying he prefers to wait until the end of the season before evaluating his coaches, suggesting Brady Hoke is safe for now as the head coach at Michigan. He said that Michigan’s athletic department feels strongly that coaches deserve “every opportunity” to compete through the season, and that all 31 of the school’s coaches are
Michigan president Mark S. Schlissel released a statement Tuesday regarding the football team's handling of Shane Morris' injury during Saturday's home loss to Minnesota