Michigan escaped Purdue with its first conference win of the season, and is now entering its bye week with Michigan State as the next team on the docket. The Daily breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly from Saturday’s game.
David Long said he still talks to Jourdan Lewis every day of the week — or at least three if he’s busy. And Long could arguably thank Lewis — who he dubbed as a role model — for his current starting role with the Wolverines.
It’s not the discrepancies in production between Michigan’s offensive and defensive units that are the problem. More so, it’s that the defense knows what it is, while the offense is in search of an identity with less than a week until the Wolverines’ Big Ten opener.
It’s no secret that the Wolverines’ defensive unit has been the highlight of what has been an oddly unconvincing three weeks of undefeated football. Against the Falcons, though, that same group took another step.