There is no shortage of tangible measures by which Michigan football’s offense improved drastically over the course of the season. It turned the ball over less, scored more points, won more games and did so more convincingly. That’s the what. Offensive coordinator Josh Gattis’ growth, though, can be seen in the how.
On Sunday against Michigan State, all of Michigan’s warts were magnified without Isaiah Livers. From its lack of experience in intense road games to its mid-20 rankings in both adjusted defensive and adjusted offensive efficiency, the Wolverines still have a long way to go to meet the expectations they set for themselves in November.
The Daily discusses Michigan's loss in East Lansing, Isaiah Livers' injury and what to take away. Then Kent and Brendan come on to talk about the women's team's win over the Spartans in Ann Arbor and conspiracy theories.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The last time Michigan won a game as an underdog was Nov. 16, 2013. Not through multiple 10-win seasons. Not through the Jim Harbaugh era. And, after Wednesday, the Wolverines aren’t any closer to breaking that streak.