Inside the Playbook

Film Review: Struggles to Hold Up to Doubles


Today we are going to look at why Michigan had trouble against the Notre Dame’s inside run plays. Much of the time, Michigan was in nickel personnel with two 3 techs with an over front.

Film Review: Gardner's Second INT against CMU


Devin Gardner's second INT is a little more in question, and a little more went wrong in the process. In this film review, we'll look at some possibilities and why they happened, and what can...

Film Review: DG's First INT against CMU


One of the offseason improvements DG needed to have was with his eyes and reads. His first INT last Saturday was a result of not putting his eyes in the correct spot at the correct time. We look at...

Week One: CMU - Coaching Points


Quick look at some thoughts of Michigan vs CMU from a coaching perspective.

Inside the Playbook Blocks Everything


Inside the playbook has the calls to block any defensive front to run Power O.

Inside the Playbook - Power O Blocking Primer


O-linemen are typically the smartest players on the field. In order to be successful they not only need good technique and strength, but they need to work together as a unit to make the correct...

Inside the Playbook Decides to Pass to the U-Back


Not only does the U-Back provide versatility and simplicity to the run game, while adding complexity for the defense, it does much the same in the pass game. Here, we look at how the UB can take up...

Inside the Playbook Runs What It Wants (with a UB)


We go in depth the Michigan run game and look at how Borges will utilize the U-Back to manipulate the defense and run the plays he wants to run.

Michigan Uses TE's and FB's for Run Game Variety


How will Michigan use FBs, TEs, and U-Backs to maximize the strengths of their run game? This article looks at some of the different plays that will often be run with different personnel, and how...

MnB B1G Preview: Meshing the spread & Single Wing


Reinventing the wheel is rare in football. While Meyer has developed innovative concepts in his spread offense, the origins of many of his schemes can be traced back to the single wing offense. We...

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