Michigan up in polls, Texas TE impressed with Wolverines, Hall of Honor new members are …

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Great 8s

Michigan’s 33-17 win against Florida at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday impressed more than a few people around the country. Voters in The AP media poll and Amway coaches poll moved the Wolverines up to No. 8 this week. 

Michigan was ranked No. 10 by the coaches and No. 11 by the AP in the preseason. Florida dropped from No. 17 to No. 22 in the AP poll, while the Gators are now No. 24 in the coaches poll after being No. 16 in the preseason poll.   

More than just a win

Michigan’s trip to the Lone Star state to play Florida also gave the Wolverines a chance to play in front of several potential recruits, including tight end Mustapha Muhammad of Missouri City, Texas. Steve Lorenz of 247Sports caught up with Muhammad to get his impressions of the game

Charles Woodson leads Hall of Honor inductees

The Michigan Hall of Honor will have seven new members next spring, headlined by 1997 Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson.  

Going for the big play

No, Donovan Peoples-Jones didn’t catch a pass in the win against Florida, his college debut. But the top-rated wide receiver in the 2017 recruiting cycle did show what a threat he can be with the ball in his hands

Home cooking

Michigan doesn’t often lose at home, and it’s even rarer for it to happen in the first home game of the season. Here’s what the Wolverines have done in their last five home openers.  

Big comeback

Jedd Fisch, Michigan’s former passing game coordinator, had a memorable first game as UCLA’s offensive coordinator. 

Presidential thoughts

University of Michigan president Dr. Mark Schlissel spoke with WEMU-AM on a variety of topics, including Jim Harbaugh and the football team

Catching up with Jack LaFontaine

Former Michigan hockey goaltender Jack LaFontaine is now in the Carolina Hurricanes’ system. Canes & Coffee, a Carolina-fan blog, talks to LaFontaine and Michigan volunteer assistant coach Steve Shields for a closer look at LaFontaine

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