Countdown to Kickoff: Michigan Football 2011 Preseason Camp


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KEY DATES

Saturday, Sept. 3
Season opener vs. Western Michigan (Michigan Stadium), 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 31
Inside Michigan Football Coach's Show premiere (Michigan Radio Network), 7 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 29
Inside Michigan Football premiere (FS Detroit), 6 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 14
Fan Day (Michigan Stadium), 2-3:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 14
Garage Sale (Indoor Track Building), 8-11 a.m.

Friday, Aug. 12
First practice in pads

Monday, Aug. 8
First day of practice

Sunday, Aug. 7
Veterans report

Saturday, Aug. 6
Freshmen report
GAME WEEK (August 29-September 4)

Friday, Sept. 2
Countdown to Kickoff Day 1: What's New at Michigan Stadium for 2011
Toussaint Named Starter in Friday Walkthrough

Thursday, Sept. 1
Countdown to Kickoff Day 2: Visiting with Senior DL Ryan Van Bergen
• Press Conference: LB Brandon Herron
U-M Announces New Policies, Enhancements for 2011 Season

Wednesday, Aug. 31
Countdown to Kickoff Day 3: Assistant Coach Dan Ferrigno Interview
• Press Conference: Brady Hoke | QB Denard Robinson
Press Conference Quotes

Tuesday, Aug. 30
Countdown to Kickoff Day 4: Senior C David Molk Feature
Brady Hoke Era Begins
Denard Robinson Feature
• Press Conference: Greg Mattison | Al Borges

Monday, Aug. 29
Countdown to Kickoff Day 5: Senior TE Steve Watson Interview
 • Press Conference: Hoke | Molk | Martin | Koger
Week One Game Notes
Wolverine Press Conference Notebook

WEEK 3 (August 22-28)

Sunday, Aug. 28
Countdown to Kickoff Day 6: Linebackers Coach Mark Smith
• Press Conference: OL Taylor Lewan
Players Vote Koger, Molk, Martin Captains of 2011 Football Team
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: DB Gregg Brown

Saturday, Aug. 27
Countdown to Kickoff Day 7: Wolverines Scrimmage at the Big House
• Press Conference: DE Ryan Van Bergen
ESPN College GameDay to Broadcast at Ingalls Mall
Inside Michigan Football TV Show Begins Aug. 29
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: OL Graham Glasgow

Friday, Aug. 26
Countdown to Kickoff Day 8: Update from Offensive Line Coach Darrell Funk
• Press Conference: Head Coach Brady Hoke
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: RB Justice Hayes

Thursday, Aug. 25
Countdown to Kickoff Day 9: Senior LB Marell Evans Interview
• Press Conference: Offensive Coordinator Al Borges
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: DB Delonte Hollowell

Wednesday, Aug. 24
Countdown to Kickoff Day 10: Talking with Senior TE Kevin Koger
Limited Number of Football Tickets Remain for 2011 Season
FS Detroit Michigan Preview Show to Premiere on Aug. 26
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: LB Brennen Beyer
News Clips

Tuesday, Aug. 23
Countdown to Kickoff Day 11: Defensive Secondary Coach Curt Mallory
• Press Conference: Head Coach Brady Hoke
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: FB Joe Kerridge | LB Desmond Morgan

Monday, Aug. 22
Countdown to Kickoff Day 12: Senior LB J.B. Fitzgerald Interview
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: QB Ben Fry
U-M seeking 350 volunteers for night game with Notre Dame
Football Practice Gallery

WEEK 2 (August 15-21)

Sunday, Aug. 21
Countdown to Kickoff Day 13: Visiting with Senior DE Will Heininger
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: OL Chris Bryant
News Clips

Saturday, Aug. 20
Countdown to Kickoff Day 14: Senior FB John McColgan Interview
Roy Roundtree Interview
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: LB Antonio Poole

Friday, Aug. 19
Countdown to Kickoff Day 15: Wide Receivers Coach Jeff Hecklinski
Kenny Demens Interview
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: OL Dallas Williams
Collector's Item Program for Under the Lights Game Now Available

Thursday, Aug. 18
Countdown to Kickoff Day 16: Talking with Senior OT Mark Huyge
• Press Conference: QB Denard Robinson
Wolverines Camp Notebook
Brandon's Blog: Preparing for Football Season
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: DE Keith Heitzman
Coach Hoke Quotes
Parking Lots to Open at Noon for Night Game with Notre Dame

Wednesday, Aug. 17
Countdown to Kickoff Day 17: Interview with Senior DB Tony Anderson
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: DB Tamani Carter
News Clips

Tuesday, Aug. 16
Countdown to Kickoff Day 18: In-Depth with Defensive Line Coach Jerry Montgomery
• Press Conference: Al Borges | Greg Mattison
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: OL Gary Yerden
News Clips

Monday, Aug. 15
Countdown to Kickoff Day 19: Senior RB Michael Shaw Interview
Wolverines Camp Notebook
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: DB Blake Countess
News Clips

MEDIA DAY

Sunday, Aug. 14
• Coach Hoke: Press Conference | Quotes
• Media/Fan Day: Video Report | Photo Gallery | Buy Photos

WEEK 1 (August 8-14)

Sunday, Aug. 14
Countdown to Kickoff Day 20: Offensive Update with Al Borges
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: OL Jack Miller

Saturday, Aug. 13
Countdown to Kickoff Day 21: Talk with Senior WR Junior Hemingway
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: K Matt Wile

Friday, Aug. 12
Countdown to Kickoff Day 22: Defensive Update with Greg Mattison
• Press Conference: Senior LB J.B. Fitzgerald
First Full Contact Practice
Brandon's Blog: Great Support Makes Fan Day Special
Wolverines Camp Notebook
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: OL Tony Posada

Thursday, Aug. 11
Countdown to Kickoff Day 23: Senior LB Brandon Herron Speaks Video icon
• Press Conference: Head Coach Brady Hoke Video icon | Senior RB Michael Shaw Video icon
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: QB Russell Bellomy
Coach and Player Quotes
Fan Day/Garage Sale Preview Video icon

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Countdown to Kickoff Day 24: Talking With Senior WR Kelvin Grady
• Press Conference: Offensive Coordinator Al Borges | Senior DE Ryan Van Bergen
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: RB Thomas Rawls

Tuesday, Aug. 9
Countdown to Kickoff Day 25: A Look at Senior DT Mike Martin
• Press Conference: Defensive Coordinator Greg Mattison | Senior C David Molk
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: DE Chris Rock
Van Bergen Named to Watch List for Ted Hendricks Award

Monday, Aug. 8
Countdown to Kickoff Day 26: First Day of Practice
• Press Conference: Head Coach Brady Hoke | Senior CB Troy Woolfolk
Coach and Player Quotes
• Getting to Know the Freshmen: LB Frank Clark
Michigan Signs Five-Year Extension With CBS Radio
Fan Day, Athletic Department Garage Sale Slated for Sunday, Aug. 14
Robinson the Lone Quarterback on Paul Hornung Award Watch List

PRE-CAMP (August 1-7)

Sunday, Aug. 7
Countdown to Kickoff Day 27: Players Report to Training Camp
Hoke Announces Wide Receiver Stonum will Redshirt 2011 Season

Saturday, Aug. 6
Countdown to Kickoff Day 28: Patrick Omameh Gives Facilities Tour

Friday, Aug. 5
Countdown to Kickoff Day 29: Brady Hoke Interview (Part 2)
ESPN College GameDay Coming to Ann Arbor for Contest with Notre Dame

Thursday, Aug. 4
Countdown to Kickoff Day 30: Brady Hoke Interview (Part 1)
Inside Michigan Football TV Show to Debut on Aug. 29
Big Ten Football Schedule to Expand to Nine Conference Games in 2017