2014 Michigan Wolverines Football Schedule
If you're looking for some big-time college football, you're definitely
in the right spot, as it's all about the blue and gold throughout the fall around Ann Arbor. The Michigan Wolverines have
an established tradition of excellence that very few programs in the nation could even attempt to claim, helping make this
a special team that always has the attention of fans all over the nation. But that all comes together in a very big way when
the Wolverines hit the field looking to bring home a huge win, as you'll see for yourself that college football played at
this level is simply something to behold, providing more than enough incentive to head out to Michigan Stadium this season.
course, the schedule is absolutely slamming with exciting opportunities that will bring the Wolverines up against other talented
teams, which is part of the fun as Michigan looks to make their move in the ultra-competitive Big 10. Home games against Indiana
(Nov. 1) and Maryland (Nov. 22) are a few of the late-season matchups that will create all kinds of fanfare, not to mention
the perfect backdrop for the action as tens of thousands of fans stream into the stands.
But you definitely can't forget
about the road matchups either, as this is a well-traveled fan base that shows up wherever the Wolverines do. Put down the
remote and head out to see the Wolverines do their thing away from home and you'll get a completely fresh perspective on your
favorite team. Expect plenty of Wolverines' gear on the road at Michigan State (Oct. 25), Northwestern (Nov. 8) and –
the big one – at Ohio State (Nov. 29). Put it all together and it's another season loaded with great matchups that you
know you'll want to be a part of.
Michigan Wolverines Football Team Info
A program that obviously doesn't
need too much of an introduction is Michigan, and that's because there is always a steady stream of talent taking to the field
wearing the Wolverines colors. As part of the mighty Big Ten Conference, the Michigan Wolverines are part of a mostly Midwestern
powerhouse conference that includes a steady string of superstars every time the Wolverines play within the division. Michigan
isn't exactly a team that backs down from a challenge, however, and they're known for having one of the best programs in the
history of college football. Over the years, legendary players like Charles Woodson, Desmond Howard, Jim Harbaugh, Tom Brady
and many more have come through campus, giving them an unbelievable tradition of bringing some of the best college athletes
to campus to battle it out on the gridiron.
NCAA Football Experience
Professional sports are great, but
there is something special about watching some of the best amateur athletes in the country battle it out on the gridiron.
Football has become the most popular sport in the U.S. for a reason, and it definitely isn't because there is a lack of hard-hitting
excitement from matchup to matchup. The Wolverines are known for having one of the most dynamic rosters from season to season,
which is why they've built a reputation of being a powerhouse in one of the elite conferences in the country. Though it can
be tempting to just sit down and catch the action from home, but watching all the Wolverines football unfold first-hand will
take it to a completely different level.
Michigan Wolverines Football History
The Michigan Wolverines
have one of the most storied histories in college football, jam-packed with conference championships, national titles and
all kinds of other accolades. Michigan's NCAA domination goes back more than a century, starting with their very first national
championship in 1901. The Wolverines went on a winning streak and took home the NCAA title in back-to-back-to-back years in
1902, 1903, and 1904. They also won the national crown in 1918, 1923, 1932, 1933, 1947, 1948 and 1977. Since the 2000s, the
Michigan football team has competed in several bowl games, winning the Orange Bowl in 2000, the Citrus Bowl in 2001, Outback
Bowl in 2003, Capital One Bowl in 2008 and the Sugar Bowl in 2012.
With Heisman Trophy winners including Tom Harmon
in 1940, Desmond Howard in 1991 and Charles Woodson in 1997, the Michigan Wolverines are a constant and steady force in the
Big Ten and the entire NCAA overall. The Wolverines can be expected to be a bowl game contender most every season, and they
always come up big in these nationally televised games. With 11 national championships under their belt and a standard of
excellence that is simply unmatched in the world of college football, the Wolverines are always a safe bet to be in the conversation
for the college football team of the year.
Michigan Wolverines Football Trivia
Who holds the record for
being a Heisman finalist the most times as a Wolverine?
The answer is Anthony Carter, the dominant wideout who terrorized
secondaries for Michigan during the early 1980s. Though Carter never ended up winning the award, he finished as a finalist
in 1980, 1981 and again in 1982, improving his standing in the voting each year. Eventually, Carter would end up taking his
game to the next level, where he was a Pro Bowler with the Minnesota Vikings and tallied nearly 500 receptions during his
Michigan Wolverines Football Fans
Michigan Wolverines football tickets will gain you admittance
to one of the premier stadiums in college football,Michigan Stadiumin Ann Arbor, MI. But even though Michigan Stadium is the
official name, Wolverines fans refer to it as the Big House, which isn't because there is a shortage of fans or excitement
each and every home game through the regular season. The Wolverines had a brief down period, but they are on the rise again
and have returned to the ranks of one of the elite programs in the country, making it a great time to be a Wolverines fan
once again. When the passion emanating from the stands is on the rise and the Wolverines are looking for just one more big
play to seal the deal, the experience will completely speak for itself.