Michigan QB Brandon Peters’ path to starter; prime-time start for Wolverines’ 2018 spring game

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Michigan QB Brandon Peters’ path to starter

Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi explains what Wolverines quarterback Brandon Peters needs to do to become the starter this season. The Wolverines open spring practices Friday, with the most attention on the quarterbacks. Peters joins Shea Patterson, Dylan McCaffrey and Joe Milton as candidates for starter.

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Prime-time start for Wolverines’ 2018 spring game

The Wolverines announced Tuesday their 2018 spring game will take place under the lights; kickoff will be at 7 p.m. ET on April 14 at Michigan Stadium and will air live on the Big Ten Network. Michigan’s first spring practice in 2018 will take place Friday.

ESPN ranks Michigan second-worst team in NCAA Sweet 16

Michigan, the No. 3 seed in the West and the highest remaining seed on the left side of their NCAA Tournament bracket, didn’t fare well in ESPN’s ranking of the 16 remaining teams. ESPN’s Myron Medcalf has Michigan as a No. 4 seed and the 15th-best team remaining.

Michigan Amazon series debuts April 6

Amazon Prime announced on Tuesday a new documentary series following the Michigan football team will be released April 6 exclusively on its on-demand video network. The eight-episode series chronicles the 2017 season for Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and his team, and includes glimpses into the lives of the coach and several players.

Michigan offers scholarship to eighth-grade QB

Quarterback Ty Simpson announced on social media that Harbaugh offered him a scholarship during a visit to Ann Arbor earlier this month. If he accepts the offer, Simpson won’t join the Wolverines until the fall of 2022.

Michigan swimming and diving coach named Big Ten coach of the year

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