It’s a tired ultimatum at this point: win these three games, and only then is the Michigan football team for real. Only then is Jim Harbaugh, after four years of manifesting his all-star presence, the savior.
With No. 15 Wisconsin rolling into Ann Arbor on Saturday (opening as eight-point underdogs, mind you), fans are handling the game as a make-or-break ordeal. The team is, too, and they’re talking about it.