Appalachian State Returning to Face Michigan Wolverines in 2014 Opener

The Michigan Wolverines football program will open the 2014 season with another match-up against Appalachian State at Michigan Stadium on Aug. 30. You remember the first meeting- the 2007 season opener?

When the defending FCS champion Mountaineers stunned the Wolverines, 34-32, as ASU blocked a field goal attempt that could have won the game for Michigan at the end of regulation. It was the first-ever game broadcast by the Big Ten Network, and truly an upset for the ages, and that final play was one of the most oft-replayed highlights of that football season.

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Former Notre Dame Coordinator, Wolverines Star Corwin Brown Hospitalized after Shooting Himself

Corwin Brown played in the NFL for 8 years (Detroit Lions, New England Patriots, New York Jets) since then he’s had coaching stints at the University of Virginia, as defensive backs coach for the Patriots, and as Charlie Weiss D-Coordinator at Notre Dame before the Brian Kelly regime took over the Fighting Irish.

Brown did his college football for the Wolverines at the University of Michigan. In short, he’s made quite an impact on the game of football with the most prestigious of programs. But tonight he’s making news within in sports media outlets for very different reasons.

Brown’s Granger, Indiana home, about 10 miles from the ND campus in South Bend was the site of a stand-off with police, firemen and emergency response personnel.

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