Michigan’s sophomore class has big expectations, Florida QB search continues, European trip on tap

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Michigan football is always the main topic in Breakfast of Victors, Land of 10’s daily Wolverines notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Wolverines sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Michigan football, recruiting, basketball and more.

Michigan sophomore class ready to step up

The 2016 freshmen class has turned into a sophomore class that will provide much of the foundation in 2017. Defensive end Rashan Gary is the most notable player in the class but wide receiver Eddie McDoom and left guard Ben Bredeson spoke about the class recently, and both said all of them are up to the challenge.

Who’s Florida’s QB?

Less than two weeks before the season opener, Florida’s quarterback competition is still a 3-way battle between Malik Zaire, Luke Del Rio and Feleipe Franks. 

Michigan women’s basketball off to Europe

Kim Barnes Arico and the women’s basketball responded to the disappointment of not making the NCAA Tournament by winning the WNIT. It was the first postseason championship in program history and the Wolverines’ 28 wins set a school record. Michigan gets started on building upon that success with a trip to Italy and Greece

Football game previews

Land of 10 has been previewing Michigan’s 2017 schedule, one game at a time. In case you missed these ones last weekend, check out our prognostications on the games against Minnesota and Maryland

Roster announcement to come

Jim Harbaugh says he’ll have the final Michigan roster ready to release to the public on Aug. 30

Father-son Wolverine reunion

Every Michigan fan has a story of why they’re a fan of the maize and blue. For James Winnett of Saginaw, it has meant a reconnection with his father

Former Michigan pitcher Rich Hill thriving with Dodgers

Michigan alum and current Los Angeles Dodgers starter Rich Hill improved to 9-4 on the season in an 8-5 victory against the Tigers on Friday night. He’s helped the Dodgers to the best record in MLB by harnessing two different sides to his personality, writes Chris Nelson for the Detroit Free Press. 

Five bold predictions

Saturday Blitz has its five bold predictions for the 2017 season. 

Bird’s eye view

Aaron Bills, Michigan’s master of social media, got a rare view of practice to share with everyone. The view is from the top of Michigan Stadium.

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