football

  1. February 16, 2022

    Jim Harbaugh, university agree to reworked contract

    U-M and head football coach Jim Harbaugh have agreed to a new five-year contract that runs through the 2026 season.

  2. November 15, 2021

    Bentley online exhibit explores the rich story of Willis Ward

    An online exhibit at the Bentley Historical Library addresses the infamous benching of Willis Ward during a 1934 football game within a broader context of Ward’s family, community, campus and career.

  3. February 25, 2021

    Michigan, Northwestern establish George Jewett Trophy

    U-M and Northwestern University have announced the creation of the George Jewett Trophy, the first rivalry game trophy named for an African American player in Football Bowl Subdivision history.

  4. January 11, 2021

    Former football players to share experiences with athletics, activism

    Eric Mayes, co-captain of the 1997 national championship football team, will moderate “Intersection of Black Lives: Demystifying Black student and student-athlete experiences,” part of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

  5. January 8, 2021

    U-M, Harbaugh agree on four-year contract extension

    Athletic director Warde Manuel has announced that the university and head football coach Jim Harbaugh have reached an agreement on a contract extension that runs through the 2025 football season.

  6. December 8, 2020

    Football game against Ohio State canceled due to COVID-19

    The athletic department has announced the cancellation of the Dec. 12 football game at Ohio State due to an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases and student-athletes in quarantine over the past week. 

  7. December 2, 2020

    Football game with Maryland canceled; practice paused

    The U-M athletic department has paused football practices until Dec. 7, and the Dec. 5 game against Maryland has been canceled and will not be rescheduled, due to COVID-19-related factors.

  8. November 2, 2020

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  9. October 27, 2020

    University reminds campus community about football parking

    The U-M athletic department and Division of Public Safety and Security request that all personal and university vehicles be parked away from Michigan Stadium each Friday by 10 p.m. prior to home football games.

  10. October 19, 2020

    The show must go on: Michigan Marching Band goes virtual

    While Michigan football returns this weekend, the Michigan Marching Band will not be on the field. It is preparing its first show in a virtual season that has changed nearly all aspects of the band experience.