Michigan never intended to anchor its defense around the stack in its season opener. But with the success the formation yielded, there was no reason for Brown to deviate from it.
Anthony Riddle never expected Jim Harbaugh would read his letter, let alone reply. A day and a half later, a response from Michigan’s coach arrived in his inbox.
What everyone saw Saturday was that youth really didn’t matter. There wasn’t a single Wolverine for whom the stage was too bright.
The 11th-ranked Wolverines recovered to score 20 second-half points and defeat No. 17 Florida, 33-17, in the AdvoCare Classic at AT&T Stadium.
This matchup will pit two alarmingly similar teams against each other. Here’s what to watch for in the 2017 season opener.
There is talent waiting to replace Allen, but the heirs to Peppers and Lewis’ duties are far less certain.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Daily spoke on the phone with Ethan Bauer — a sports writer at The Alligator and the Florida Gators correspondent for the Miami Herald — to talk about the upcoming game between No. 11 Michigan and the Gators.
If Michigan hopes to find success in the passing game, some receivers will have to grow up quickly, and others will need to finally seize the opportunity that they have been waiting for.
Khaleke Hudson appears to have become the heir to Jabrill Peppers' VIPER position, but Josh Metellus will still be ready if his name is called.
For roughly 30 members of the Michigan football team, their European adventure isn’t ending in Rome.