No worries for Michigan as senior John O’Korn takes over at quarterback

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.  

The confidence of John O’Korn

John O’Korn is Michigan’s starting quarterback this week and for the foreseeable future because of Wilton Speight’s injury.  He made a spot start last season but this scenario is different. How is O’Korn different this time around? Let his teammates tell you.  

Nate Johnson arrested

Cornerback Nate Johnson’s suspension reportedly stems from his arrest early Saturday morning following an alleged assault on a female student, according to 

Recruiting roundup

How did future Wolverines do last weekend? Land of 10 has a roundup of the best performances from Michigan commits for 2018 and 2019.  

Hoops gets 2018 commitment

Michigan’s basketball team picked up a 2018 commitment from 3-star shooting guard Adrian Nunez of Brooklyn, N.Y., on Monday. 

Emotional control

Nighttime kickoffs at the Big House are rare. Emotions and energy will be high this Saturday evening, not to mention the opponent is Michigan State. Controlling that emotion is one of the keys to the game, writes Nick Baumgardner of the Free Press. 

D-line push

Steve Kornacki of writes on how members of the Michigan defensive line are pushing each other to become better. It’s working pretty well so far. 

Beat the clock

The men’s soccer team, ranked No. 20 in the country, got a dramatic 2-1 win at Penn State Sunday on a Jack Hallahan goal with 37 seconds left to play in the second overtime. The Wolverines ( 6-3-2) host Rutgers on Friday.

Volleyball sweeps

A program-record crowd of 8,137 watched Michigan’s volleyball team beat Ohio State 3-1 last Friday and t he Wolverines duplicated the 4-set victory against Maryland  on Saturday to improve to 12-4 on the season.

Senior middle blocker Claire Keiffer-Wright was honored by the Big Ten on Monday for her part in the weekend sweep.

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