The Kornacki Wolverine Report

Steve Kornacki
"Behind the scenes coverage of University of Michigan athletics."
Created 16 Feb 2021
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  • Recruiting Roundup
    19 Dec 2021 • 6 min read • 2 1
    Every year, all year long, the college football world closely observes the delicate and often hilarious dance that is recruiting. The fleeting hope of the cryptic subtext of a seventeen year old’s sub...
  • Corum, Haskins Could Become Michigan's Second Running Back Combo to Net 1,000 Yards in a Season
    17 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 2
    Michigan tailback Blake Corum, with 939 yards rushing this season, is about to hit the hole against Northwestern. Photo Courtesy of Michigan Photography By Steve Kornacki ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Blake Coru...
  • Thirty Years Ago, Desmond Howard Won the Heisman Trophy
    14 Dec 2021 • 15 min read • 0 3
    The Detroit Free Press sports section front page advancing Desmond Howard’s winning of the Heisman Trophy. I happened upon this in the basement recently, and was so glad to rekindle memories with it. ...
  • Wolverines Discuss What Needs to Happen After Upset loss to Minnesota
    12 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 5
    By Steve Kornacki ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Wolverines were expected to easily dispatch the Golden Gophers and head into the 23-day break from Big Ten play with a 2-0 record. Instead, they found themselv...
  • Recalling Michigan's Heisman Trophy Top Four Finishers with Personal Memories
    10 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 1 2
    Michigan’s Heisman lore began with Tom Harmon, who won the Trophy in 1940 after finishing second in voting in 1939. Photo Courtesy of Michigan Photography By Steve Kornacki ANN ARBOR, Mich. – How rare...
  • Why Hutchinson Should Win the Heisman Trophy
    07 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 2 5
    Aidan Hutchinson pursuing the quarterback by coming off the edge. Photo Courtesy of Michigan Photography By Steve Kornacki INDIANAPOLIS – The Heisman Trophy goes to college football’s most outstanding...
  • The Stories Behind the Wolverines Winning the Big Ten Championship with a Flourish
    05 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 3 3
    By Steve Kornacki INDIANAPOLIS – During the fourth quarter, with the Wolverine defense mashing the Hawkeyes in the Big Ten Championship game after its offense provided an 18-point lead, I was like so ...
  • 2nd quarter
    05 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 1
    Well, both defenses settled into their game and the 2nd quarter looked a lot like a traditional Michigan vs Iowa game. Punts and field position battles were on full display, and I needed to go grab so...
  • 1st Quarter
    05 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 1
    Iowa put together an impressive first drive that should’ve ended in a 7-0 lead, but a wide open receiver was missed in the end zone on a HB pass play. They missed a field goal and when they looked up,...
  • Hutchinson Pledged 'Exciting Year' for Wolverines and Delivered
    25 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 1
    Aidan Hutchinson, getting his game face on earlier this season, has 10 sacks and has fueled Michigan’s fire in a 10-win season. Photo Courtesy of Michigan Photography By Steve Kornacki ANN ARBOR, Mich...
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