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Big House Bleachers: Michigan Is #1 for the First Time in 25 Years, Set to Face Alabama in the Rose Bowl

Michigan's Blake Corum and Jaylen Harrell celebrate their third-straight Big Ten Championship.

In the latest episode of the “Big House Bleachers” podcast, co-hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell celebrate Michigan football’s third consecutive Big Ten championship and their top seeding in the college football playoff. The episode features a spirited debate over the playoff committee’s controversial decision to include Alabama instead of Florida State in the top four. Despite differing opinions, the co-hosts delve into an analysis of the upcoming Rose Bowl, where top-seeded Michigan Wolverines face off against fourth-seeded Alabama Crimson Tide, with the victor advancing to compete against the winner of the Sugar Bowl between Texas and Washington.

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Big House Bleachers: Michigan Three-peats Against the Buckeyes, Looking Ahead to the Big Ten Championship

Rod Moore comes up with the game winning interception against Ohio State.

In the latest episode of the “Big House Bleachers” podcast, co-hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell celebrate Michigan’s recent 30-24 victory over Ohio State. They explore rumors questioning Ohio State’s toughness, humorously ranking them low on a toughness scale. The hosts then present their “This Guy Right Here” player of the game awards and inaugurate the first class into their “Game Hall of Fame,” honoring five standout Michigan players from recent games against Ohio State.

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Big House Bleachers: Michigan Squeaks by Maryland, Chris Partridge is Fired, and Preparation for “The Game”

Derrick Moore scoops and scores for a big Michigan defensive touchdown against Maryland.

The latest episode of the “Big House Bleachers” podcast, co-hosted by Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell, delves into Michigan’s recent win against Maryland, moving the team to an 11-0 record this college football season. They discuss the game where Michigan narrowly defeated Maryland 31-24, dissecting the performance of quarterback J.J. McCarthy, who, despite being banged up, contributed significantly to the victory alongside Michigan’s strong defense and running back Blake Corum.

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Big House Bleachers: Michigan Manhandles Penn St, “Sign-gate” Turns to a Circus, and Michigan Basketball Tips Off

Blake Corum ran for 145 yards and 2 touchdowns in Happy Valley.

In the latest episode of the “Big House Bleachers” podcast, hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell discuss a range of topics related to Michigan football and basketball. They kick off with a recap of Michigan’s significant 24-15 victory over Penn State, a win that kept them undefeated at 10-0 for the season, including their conference games. This victory keeps Michigan’s hopes for a Big Ten championship and a college football playoff berth alive.

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Big House Bleachers: Victory, Records, and Scandal: Tackling Michigan’s Triumphs and Trials

Michigan starters look on from the sidelines as Michigan dominates Purdue.

In the latest episode of the “Big House Bleachers” podcast, hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell dive into the details of Michigan football’s latest happenings. They open with a recap of Michigan’s dominant 41-13 victory over Purdue, highlighting J.J. McCarthy’s season-high passing yards despite the absence of a passing touchdown. The hosts celebrate standout performances by distributing ‘This Guy Right Here’ honors and delve into a detailed ranking of Michigan’s four formidable edge rushers.

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Big House Bleachers: Michigan Media Frenzy, College Football Playoff Rankings, and Purdue Preview

Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan program are currently dealing with a media frenzy related to the latest sign-stealing allegations.

On the most recent episode of the Big House Bleachers podcast, hosts Michael Smeltzer from Wolverine Chronicle and Matt Hartwell from Maize N Brew delve into the media frenzy surrounding Michigan during their bye week. Despite no action on the field, the spotlight on Michigan football remained intense due to allegations of illegal sign-stealing.

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Big House Bleachers Podcast: Michigan Shuts Out The Spartans, and Sign Stealing Allegations

JJ McCarthy scrambles against MSU. AP Photo/Al Goldis

The tumultuous week began with news of an NCAA investigation into alleged sign-stealing infractions by the Michigan football team. However, the mood quickly shifted as the Wolverines delivered a crushing 49-0 defeat over arch-rivals, Michigan State, in East Lansing.

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Podcast: Sparty on the Horizon, Michigan Continues to Dominate, and 2023 Impact Players Revisited

Roman Wilson, Donovan Edwards, and Cornelius Johnson line up against Indiana

In the latest episode of the Big House Bleachers podcast, hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell dive into Michigan’s dominant 52-7 victory over the Indiana Hoosiers, a game where the Wolverines asserted their dominance by piling up 52 consecutive points. Quarterback J.J. McCarthy shone brightly with three passing touchdowns, bolstering Michigan’s reputation as one of the most formidable teams this season.

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Podcast: Minnesota Reactions, Mid-Season Superlatives for Michigan Football

JJ McCarthy dives across the goal line against Minnesota.

The “Big House Bleachers” podcast, now a proud member of the Block M Podcast Network, is back with another riveting episode. Join hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell as they dissect Michigan’s resounding 52-10 victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Who clinched the coveted “This Guy Right Here Award” for Player of the Game? 

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Podcast: Wilson, McCarthy, and Corum Husk Some Corn, and Unsuspecting Heroes for Michigan Football

Kenneth Grant interception against Nebraska.

In the most recent episode of “Big House Bleachers,” hosts Michael Smeltzer and Matt Hartwell delve deep into the triumphant performance where Michigan overwhelmingly defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers 42-7, marking a 5-0 start for Michigan football.

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