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The 247Sports Michigan beat gets together once a month to talk all things related to Michigan football, basketball, recruiting and more. Be sure to read all of our stories at!

The 247Sports Michigan beat gets together once a month to talk all things related to Michigan football, basketball, recruiting and more. Be sure to read all of our stories at!
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The 247Sports Michigan beat gets together once a month to talk all things related to Michigan football, basketball, recruiting and more. Be sure to read all of our stories at!




Podcast 08-13-18 (Shoes, submarines, recruiting stars and more)

This week, Lorenz and Shaw open by discussing the potential Jordan shoe resale scandal that has already caused North Carolina to suspend 13 players and is being investigated internally by Michigan. The duo discuss what they know and have heard about Michigan’s end of the situation, and offer their opinions on what various scenarios would and should mean for the Wolverines moving forward. Next, with low-rated defensive lineman Tyrece Woods’ recent commitment, the duo re-open the common debate...


21: Podcast 08-02-18 (Urban Meyer, preseason polls, Fall camp storylines)

This week, Lorenz and Shaw open with a lengthy discussion of recent allegations that Urban Meyer knew about former assistant coach Zach Smith’s repeated domestic abuses and still kept him employed on the team, an incident that has prompted Ohio State to put Meyer on paid administrative leave. The two discuss their personal reactions, what they would do if they were Meyer or Ohio State, what this could mean for Michigan offensive line coach and former Buckeye assistant Ed Warinner and...


Podcast 07-27-18 (Big Ten Media Days, CFP chances and freshman contributors)

Putting recruiting on hold until after Michigan's annual Barbecue at the Big House event, Zach Shaw and Steve Lorenz instead tackle some key team questions. They begin discussing their thoughts on Big Ten Media Days in Chicago, from dumb contrived narratives to genuine insight that Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines gave about their offseason and prospects this season. Then, the duo tackle a slew of questions pertaining to Michigan's strong 2018 schedule, and whether the bevy of big games...


Podcast 07-19-18 (BBQ at the Big House, more recruiting, and some 2018 Michigan talk)

This week, in a particularly slow week in Michigan sports, the crew opens with a discussion on the Wolverines’ annual Barbecue at the Big House recruiting event and how the event may differ from past renditions, the latest with five-star targets Daxton Hill and George Karlaftis and whether Michigan could ultimately land commitments from either of them or other five-star targets. Then, we shift to discussions about the current team, as we answer questions from listeners about potential...


Podcast 07-12-18 (In-depth breakdown of Michigan's defense, some recruiting changes)

Combining a couple of questions we got about Michigan’s defense and utilizing Shaw’s in-depth offseason question series at each position group, we break down Michigan’s starters, reserve players and overall outlook at each defensive position. In doing so, we highlight some freshmen who could see significant snaps in year one, players who could bounce back from injuries, potential All-Big Ten and All-American players and that advanced stats that support that claim, positional battles to...


Podcast 07-06-18 (Football and recruiting questions)

This week’s episode was driven entirely by questions from our listeners, with a healthy mix of football and recruiting topics discussed. We opened by talking about Eric Gray’s pledge to the Wolverines and a discussion on Michigan’s running-back success on the recruiting trail as of late and what Jay Harbaugh is doing right as a recruiter. We also discuss the state of Michigan’s offensive line and take a stab at a current two-deep at the position and justify why it’s so hard to recruiting...


Podcast 06-28-18 (huge recruiting weekend and more)

This week's episode is almost entirely recruiting though, as Shaw and Lorenz break down the recent commitments of Mazi Smith, Zach Charbonnet, Erick All, DJ Turner II, George Johnson III and Joey Velazquez. The two also discuss how the productive weekend went for five-star targets Zach Harrison and Quavaris Crouch, what the headway means for the remainder of the class, what the final 2019 class should expect to look like, how Michigan's recruiting approach has changed over the years and...


Podcast 06-21-18 (Tons of recruiting buzz and Michigan football talk)

In what could be the Michigan football team’s biggest week of recruiting for the summer, we break down the Wolverines’ two recent commitments, the bevy of offers extended this weekend. We also discuss five-star running back Quavaris Crouch’s second unofficial visit to Ann Arbor, while also previewing a loaded visit weekend that will include several 2019 prospects. Then, we switch gears to talk about the Michigan football team, taking a look at Shaw’s 10 biggest offseason questions...


Podcast 02-08-18 (NSD, recruiting, fan panic and assistant coaches)

This week, the Wolverine247 crew recaps national signing day and the successes and failures of Michigan's 2018 class, pick which players are our hidden gems, look ahead to the 2019 class, pick the fanbase's worst jabroni takes from yesterday and discuss the latest in Michigan's assistant coaching carousel.


Podcast 02-01-18 (Michigan football recruiting, coaching staff, basketball and promising Michigan sports?)

This week, we break down the latest in offensive tackle recruiting, our thoughts on Michigan's coaching shuffle, debate which Michigan sport has the brightest immediate future and discuss what the next month looks like for Michigan basketball.


Podcast 01-18-18 (Beilein, basketball, football facilities and recruiting updates)

This week, we discuss why John Beilein goes unappreciated, his latest coaching job, the basketball team's successful week, what's next for the Wolverines, Jim Harbaugh and the media, the football team's new facilities and round up the week's news in Michigan recruiting.


Podcast 01-11-18 (Basketball, recruiting panic, football coaching searches and offensive line talk)

In our 25th episode, the crew discusses Isaiah Livers vs. Duncan Robinson, Michigan's loss to No. 5 Purdue, upcoming matchup against No. 4 Michigan State, football recruiting panic, what's next in recruiting, what Michigan's new assistant coaches bring to the table and the Wolverines' offensive line heading into next season.


Podcast 01-05-18 (Outback Bowl, improvements, the 2017 class, more football and basketball)

In a return to the podcast, the crew breaks down lasting impressions from the Outback Bowl, steps Michigan football needs to make to contend in 2018, players that could break out from the 2017 class, the assistant coaching search and offer a first-half recap of the Michigan basketball team's first half.


Podcast 12-14-17 (Michigan basketball, hoops recruiting, football defensive grades)

This week, Josh Henschke joins the podcast as we break down 247Sports' latest basketball rankings, the Michigan basketball team's 9-3 start, the football team's defensive grades and offer awards to the Wolverines' defensive players.


Podcast 12-07-17 (Offensive position grades, coaching hire talk, Ole Miss transfers)

This week, we grade the 10 power-conference head-coaching hires, discuss the potential Ole Miss transfers and grade each Michigan offensive position group and offer awards from the 2017 season.


Podcast 11-30-17 (Tennessee, Ohio State recap, Michigan transfers, basketball and final thoughts on the season)

In a 90-minute episode, we take a look at Tennessee and other schools' coaching searches, discuss Michigan basketball's hit-or-miss start, the football team's loss to Ohio State, transfers, recruiting and offer our final thoughts on Michigan's 8-4 season.


Podcast 11-16-17 (Basketball impressions, can Michigan upset Wisconsin?)

In this episode, we break down our favorite Thanksgiving foods, Brady Hoke becoming a coach again, the Michigan basketball team's early impressions, potential NFL Draft picks on Michigan's team, the Wolverines' progress in the last three weeks and all things regarding Michigan's matchup with Wisconsin. Check out all of our stories at


Podcast 11-09-17 (Maryland, Brandon Peters, offensive line and run game)

In this episode, we discuss overrated and underrated Ann Arbor restaurants, the state of the offensive line, why Michigan's running the ball so much, what to do with Brandon Peters and preview Michigan's matchup against Maryland. Check out all of our stories at


Podcast 11-02-17 (Peters, Defense, Recruiting and Minnesota preview)

In this episode, we discuss Brandon Peters and expectations for him moving forward, the development of the defensive line, a variety of recruiting topics and preview Michigan's matchup against Minnesota. Check out all of our content at


Podcast 10-26-17 (Basketball, Offensive line, Rutgers and more)

In this episode, we discuss coaches we'd like to hang out with, some key Michigan basketball observations, football recruiting, a fledgling offensive line, Michigan's game against Rutgers and more.