Brandon Folsom

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Brandon Folsom is the Western Michigan football beat reporter for SB Nation and a sports writer for MLive.com.

He is a member of the National Football Foundation, Maxwell Football Club, Football Writers Association of America, and United States Basketball Writers Association. He is a College Football Hall of Fame voter and voter for the following awards:

- Chuck Bednarik Award (College Defensive Player of the Year)
- The Maxwell Award (College Player of the Year)
- Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
- Oscar Robertson Trophy (National Player of the Year)
- Henry Iba Award (Coach of the Year)
- Wayman Tisdale Award (National Freshman of the Year)
- Ann Meyers Drysdale Award (Women’s Player of the Year)
- Women’s Coach of the Year
- Women’s Freshman of the Year
- Men’s and Women’s All-America Teams

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Michigan to send three to Big Ten Media Days


Big Ten Media Days will include 36 football players and 12 head coaches.

Brendan Gibbons headlines Lou Groza Award list


Michigan now has four players on a 2013 preseason award watch list.

Former Michigan star Desmond Howard to host clinic


Here is a chance for your child to learn from one of the greatest in Michigan football history -- Desmond Howard.

Denard Robinson signs four-year deal with Jaguars


Former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson signed his first NFL contract Tuesday.

Michigan tanks in Bleacher Report simulation


The sky is falling for Michigan in the virtual video game world.

Funchess headlines John Mackey Award watch list


Michigan sophomore Devin Funchess could be the first tight end in the Big Ten to win the John Mackey Award since 2002.

Have you picked up NCAA Football 14 yet?


Former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson is on the cover of NCAA Football 14 -- which came out Tuesday. Go get your copy now!

Michigan's Gardner, Lewan headline watch list


The Maxwell Award put two Michigan football players on its preseason watch list Monday.

Michigan to play against new AAC in 2013


REMINDER: Michigan will make history again, this time by being one of the first programs to play against a school from the new American Athletic Conference this fall.

Michigan to face Everett Golson in 2014


If you like watching Michigan play against top talent, you will love the news that came out of South Bend on Saturday.

Denard Robinson...offensive weapon?


Well played, Denard Robinson. Well played, indeed.

2014 DT Jake Khoury commits to Buffalo on Monday


Buffallo nabbed another recruit from the state of Michigan, as the Bulls signed 2014 defensive tackle Jake Khoury on Monday.

Michigan offers top 2015 kicker Andrew David


Michigan looked to bolster its special teams Monday, as it offered 2015 kicker Andrew David.

New York Yankees draft Michigan CF Michael O’Neill


Michigan centerfielder Michael O'Neill was drafted in the third round of the Major League Baseball draft by the New York Yankees on Friday.

Johnny Football locks lips with model Sarah Savage


Some country singer named Granger Smith released a music video for his song Silverado Bench Seat on Friday, and everyone's favorite Heisman made an appearance in it. SEC, SEC, SEC!

David Dowell wants to shine at Michigan’s camp


Michigan hosts 2015 wide receiver David Dowell at its four-day camp next week. Maize N Brew has the inside scoop on Dowell's preparation leading up to the camp.

Michigan to host 2015 DB Dre Brown next week


The Michigan football team hosts 2014 defensive back Dre Brown sometime next week.

Michigan wins 2013 Big Ten Helmet Bracket


Big Ten fans voted, and now the results are in: Michigan has the coolest helmet in the conference.

Michigan, Michigan State to play at night in '14?


Would you be excited to watch the Michigan-Michigan State rivarly game at night in 2014? Let us know by writing a comment.

Taylor Lewan Named Pre-Season All-American

Michigan lineman Taylor Lewan was a First-team All-American in 2013, and he is beginning to collect preseason accolades for 2014.

Michigan Target McDowell Switching High Schools


One of Michigan's best targets will transfer to a new high school this summer.


Elijah Hood outdoes Logan Tuley-Tillman's antics

Michigan lineman Logan Tuley-Tillman once burned a recruiting letter from Ohio State. On Tuesday night, Notre Dame commit Elijah Hood outdid Tillman's antics by flushing a letter from Alabama.

2014 OLB Chase Winovich commits to Michigan


Michigan added 2014 outside linebacker Chase Winovich on Saturday, bolstering its class to 12 highly-rated members.

Buffalo offers 2014 WR Asantay Brown on Friday


Buffalo offered junior reciever Asantay Brown from Muskegon (Mich.) Mona Shores on Friday, hoping to add a sure-handed threat to its offense.

Michigan target Da’Shawn Hand visiting Ohio State?


Da'Shawn Hand (Woodbridge, Va.) visits Columbus for a football camp Sunday, but it is unknown if he will meet with the Ohio State coaching staff.

2015 WR David Dowell intrigues Michigan


The 2014 recruiting class is shaping up to be one of Michigan's best classes ever. However, the 2015 class could be just as good, if Michigan lands wide receiver David Dowell.

2015 OLB Justin Hilliard to camp at Michigan

The best recruit from Ohio in the 2015 recruiting class recently said he will camp at Michigan this summer.

Michigan offers 2015 DB Iman Marshall


Michigan followed up its big recruiting weekend by offering 2015 defensive back Iman Marshall from Long Beach, Calif.

U-M great Tom Brady outfits son in Gophers gear


Here's a question we'll probably never get an answer for: Why is Tom Brady's son wearing Minnesota gear?

Michigan State football team loses recruit to rap


The Michigan State football team lost its third recruit this spring when 2013 wide receiver Jay Harris (Exton, Pa./Downingtown East) reneged on his commitment to the Spartans to focus on his rap...

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