Category Archives: Michigan football

Meet Mimi Bolden-Morris, the Big Ten’s first female football coach

Earlier this week I stopped by the Michigan football building to talk to Mimi Bolden-Morris, a graduate assistant who is the first female coach in Big Ten football history.

I spoke to her, her brother (who is a standout defensive lineman for the Wolverines), one of the quarterbacks she works with closely, and several of her colleagues.

The result is this story for MLive:

The Big Ten’s first female football coach gives Michigan Wolverines a fresh perspective

Michigan linebacker David Ojabo’s unique path to football success

David Ojabo was born in Nigeria and raised in Scotland. He came to the United States for better athletic opportunities — in soccer and basketball. Not until he saw a classmate switch to football and garner interest from colleges did he think about football.

Now he’s a starter for Michigan.

Read about Ojabo’s remarkable rise — and unique journey — in my latest feature for MLive:

Nigeria-born, Scotland-raised, Michigan football LB continues remarkable rise

Meet Michigan football player Carter Selzer

Carter Selzer is a fifth-year senior for the Michigan Wolverines. He’s a reserve tight end who plays mostly on special teams. His story is compelling because he paid his own way (before Jim Harbaugh awarded him a scholarship this summer), will do anything to help Michigan win games, and has a sweet nickname.

Read my MLive feature on Selzer here:

Meet The Sheriff, Michigan football’s walk-on turned special teams standout