Michael Smeltzer

Big House Bleachers: Michigan Football Fact or Fiction, The Don on the Cover of College Football 25, and Week 1 Night Game

Kenneth Grant is perfectly positioned along the Michigan defensive line to have an All-American-caliber season.

In the latest episode of the Big House Bleachers podcast, hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell dive into an entertaining game of “Michigan Football Fact or Fiction.” Each co-host presents various statements about upcoming games, player performances, and matchups, challenging the other to declare them as fact or fiction while providing reasoning for their choices.

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The One Michigan Football Leader That Everyone Is Overlooking

Fifth year senior Makari Paige is poised for a big year with Michigan football.

Despite his significant contributions and solid track record, Paige’s impact often flies under the radar, especially when compared to his more heralded teammates. His leadership and consistency are invaluable, qualities that often don’t make headlines but are crucial to the team’s success. As Michigan looks to defend its titles and remain a dominant force in college football, Makari Paige stands ready not just to contribute, but to lead.

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Where Will Michigan’s Blake Corum Get Drafted in the 2024 NFL Draft?

Michigan legend Blake Corum is eagerly awaiting which NFL team will draft him into the pro ranks.

As the NFL Draft approaches, Michigan fans are buzzing with excitement and pride for Blake Corum, a standout running back who played a pivotal role in securing a national championship for the Wolverines. For Michigan enthusiasts, there is no bigger name from this championship roster entering the draft than Corum—even though his teammate, quarterback J.J. McCarthy, and defensive back Mike Saner, may be drafted higher. Corum, however, has etched his name in Michigan lore as one of the program’s all-time greats.

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Big House Bleachers: Spring Game Recap and Dusty May is On Fire!

Jyaire Hill tracks down Donovan Edwards at the 2024 Michigan spring football game.

n the latest episode of the Big House Bleachers podcast, presented by the Block M Podcast Network, hosts Michael Smelter and Matt Hartwell provide an in-depth analysis of Michigan’s 2024 Spring Football Game. They meticulously evaluate each position group, focusing on the intense quarterback competition and the performances of both starters and secondary players.

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How One Man Single-Handedly Changed College Football Forever

Amidst controversy, Connor Stalions forever changed the game of college football.

In a tale of technological intrigue and strategic maneuvering, the saga of Connor Stalions not only rocked the foundations of NCAA football but also catalyzed a pivotal shift in how the game communicates—literally and figuratively. This story, part investigative drama and part tech evolution, centers on the allegations against Stalions, a Michigan staffer implicated in orchestrating an elaborate signal-stealing system.

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Big House Bleachers: Michigan Spring Football News, and Dusty May hits the Recruiting Trail

Colston Loveland makes an impressive grab in Michigan's spring practice.

In the latest episode of the Big House Bleachers podcast on the Block M podcast network, hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell make a triumphant return after a two-week hiatus, full of energy and insights. The episode kicks off with the duo’s enthusiastic discussion on the major announcement of Dusty May taking the helm as the new Michigan basketball head coach.

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Talented Michigan Basketball Star is On His Way to the Big 12

Dug McDaniel moves on from Michigan after 2 seasons playing for Juwan Howard. Photo: Sourced from Joe Tipton's X.

In a move that has sent ripples through the college basketball community, former Michigan point guard Dug McDaniel has announced his decision to continue his burgeoning career with the Kansas State Wildcats. This announcement comes as a considerable blow to Michigan fans, who have closely followed McDaniel’s impressive journey from a promising freshman to a sophomore sensation, only to see his path take a sudden detour away from Ann Arbor.

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