Brady Hoke Hired as Michigan Football Coach

On Jan. 11, 2011, University of Michigan director of athletics Dave Brandon announced Brady Hoke as the 19th coach in the 131-year history of Michigan football. Hoke, a U-M assistant coach for eight years (1995-2002), returns to Ann Arbor after spending the past eight seasons as a head coach at Ball State (2003-08) and San Diego State (2009-10).

Michigan Football Alumni Support Brady Hoke (2/1/2011)

• 1/18/11 - Hoke Hires Mattison to Run Wolverines Defense
• 1/18/11 - Hoke Announces Seven Staff Appointments
• 1/14/11 - Letter to the Fans from the Hoke Family
• 1/13/11 - Brandon's Blog: Sleepless in Ann Arbor No More
• 1/12/11 - Brady Hoke's First Day on the Job
• 1/12/11 - Comments on the Hiring of Brady Hoke
• 1/12/11 - Michigan Football Press Conference Contest Winners
• 1/11/11 - Hoke Named Michigan Football Coach

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Letter to the Fans from the Hoke Family

Strength Coach Aaron Wellman
Assistant Coach Mark Smith
Assistant Coach Jeff Hecklinski
Assistant Coach Darrell Funk
Assistant Coach Dan Ferrigno
Defensive Coordinator Greg Mattison
Al Borges Interview (Part 2 of 2)
Al Borges Interview (Part 1 of 2)
Players' Impressions of Their New Coach
Brady Hoke's First Week on the Job
Denard Robinson Talks Football Future
Brady Hoke's First Day
Brady Hoke's Career Timeline
Introductory Press Conference

Hoke Introduced as Head Coach
Hoke Through the Years
• 1/14/11 - Q&A with Michigan coach Brady Hoke: Part I | Part II (
• 1/12/11 - Michigan introduces Brady Hoke (AP/
• 1/12/11 - Video: Brady Hoke interview (Big Ten Network)
• 1/12/11 - Hoke ushers in new era of football at Michigan (Detroit News)
• 1/12/11 - Peers see Brady Hoke's teams as disciplined (Detroit Free Press)
• 1/12/11 - Brady Hoke 'would have walked' to U-M to take coaching job (Detroit News)
• 1/12/11 - Hoke earned respect and admiration from former Michigan players (
• 1/11/11 - Alumni rally around Hoke hire (Michigan Daily)
• 1/11/11 - Brady Hoke the right choice (