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41 days until college football kickoff: Michigan rushed for 41 touchdowns in 2016, most among Power-5 teams and the Wolverines most since having 43 in 1976.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Dallas Cowboys rookie Jourdan Lewis will stand trial next week for one misdemeanor domestic violence charge. Jury selection will start Monday. Lewis' attorney John Shea said he hopes the trial will be over by Tuesday.

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Teams who could crash the CFP party: Michigan

Michigan, arguably, should have been in the college football playoff a season ago. And while they have one of the youngest rosters in the FBS, there's plenty of talent in Ann Arbor.

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Name that tune: Best walk-up song for each Top 25 coach

Dabo Swinney running out to Drake? Aerosmith blaring for Bill Snyder? And the possibilities are endless for Jim Harbaugh. It was suggested recently that coaches need entrance music, so we found the perfect song for each of the head coaches in the Top 25.

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Countdown to college football season: 44 days until kickoff! Michigan and Ohio State have met in 44 ranked matchups, most of any two teams. Through 44 games the series is tied at 20 wins apiece (tied four times).

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McCray named to Butkus Award watch list

LB Mike McCray was named to the watch list for the Butkus Award on Monday. The award is given each year to the nation's top linebacker. In 2016, McCray had 76 total tackles (12.5 for loss).

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Michigan RB Drake Johnson won't play football this season, according to Jim Harbaugh. The injury-plagued fifth-year senior plans to remain in school and get ready for track season in the spring.

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

AS Roma is in Detroit to play Paris Saint-Germain F.C. in the International Champions Cup later this week. First they're visiting Michigan for some football vs. futbol competition. The Wolverines spent some time with AS Roma when they traveled to Italy in April for spring practice.

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Michigan's theme this year will be vengeance (1:40)
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Hurst, Gary headline Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list

Michigan DT Maurice Hurst and DE Rashan Gary were named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list on Thursday. The award goes to the nation's top defensive standout. Last season, Hurst recorded 33 total tackles, including 5.0 sacks, while Gary finished with 23 total tackles.

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Michigan duo make Outland Trophy watch list

C Mason Cole and DT Maurice Hurst were named to the Outland Trophy watch list on Thursday. The award is given to the nation's top interior lineman. Cole has made 38 consecutive starts across the O-line, and Hurst recorded 35 tackles and 4.5 sacks in 2016.

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Who has most to prove on Michigan?

QB Wilton Speight put together a solid 2016 campaign, but he'll need to prove himself in training camp if he doesn't want to get replaced by Brandon Peters.

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McElwain on UF's 'big ball games and great rivalries' (2:35)
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Harris previews Gators' biggest games this season (2:04)
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Best DL situations: Michigan

The Wolverines lost four starters, including three high NFL draft picks, but more talent is on its way down the pipeline.

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Gary, Hurst on Bednarik Award watch list

The Big Ten is well-represented on the Bednarik Award watch list with 15 players, including Michigan DE Rashan Gary and DT Maurice Hurst. The honor is given to the nation's top defensive player.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 tight end Luke Ford says he is visiting Texas this weekend and will then travel to Michigan the weekend after that. Illinois will also get a visit from the No. 93 ranked prospect in the 2018 class after he gets back from his Michigan trip.

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Steele sees Michigan, UNC as overrated (0:50)
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Which college football conference is No. 1 for 2017?

After a (sort of) down year, the SEC is loaded again in 2017. But the ACC and Big Ten are right there. So which league enters 2017 as the deepest in the country?

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

California safety Aashari Crosswell, ranked No. 95 overall, said USC, Washington, Michigan and UCLA are teams that might get an official visit during the season. USC, Washington, Michigan, Oregon, UCLA and Colorado have been in contact the most.

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