Michigan Football Opens Fall Camp With 'Chippy' Practice

April 14, 2012; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson (16) gets ready to take the snap from offensive linesman Ricky Barnum (52) during the Michigan Spring game at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

Fall practice is underway for the Michigan Wolverines, which are getting ready for their season-opening game against Alabama.

The Michigan football team kicked off fall camp on Monday with its first practice of the summer. The Wolverines are getting ready for the 2012 season and especially the season-opening game against Alabama on Sept. 1, and Monday's practice signaled the start of their preparations.

According to head coach Brady Hoke, the first practice of camp was "chippy," but that's just how he likes it.

Because practice isn't open to the media, updates on what went on during Monday's session are scarce. However, Hoke did provide several interesting tidbits to the media after practice:

For more on the Wolverines, head over to Maize n Brew, and for more college football coverage check out SB Nation's NCAA football hub.

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