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In the fourth month of Michigan’s 2017 season — bowl month — the same problems that haunted it all year came to the forefront and sent the Wolverines into 2018 with a sour taste in their mouths.

Offensive tackles and tight ends coach Greg Frey just wrapped his first year at Michigan.

Greg Frey’s first stint in Ann Arbor lasted three years. His second could be much shorter.

Sophomore quarterback Brandon Peters struggled in the Outback Bowl. Shea Patterson might not be the quick fix.

TAMPA, Fla. — A proclamation came from the first row of Raymond James Stadium.

“It’s Patterson season,” one fan screamed in Brandon Peters’ direction.

And thus, the proverbial cloud hanging over the redshirt freshman’s head became very, very literal.

The Wolverines averaged roughly 4.5 yards per passing attempt, with two interceptions and no touchdowns.

If the Gamecocks are to be believed, Michigan’s offensive issues weren’t just in execution. They laid in preparation, as well.

Sophomore quarterback Brandon Peters failed to take advantage of his opportunity against South Carolina.

Michigan lost the Outback Bowl, 26-19, and Brandon Peters lost his last chance to impress before the offseason.

Quarterback Brandon Peters struggled against South Carolina in his team's 26-19 loss on Monday afternoon.

TAMPA, Fla. — The college football offseason is long. It’s even longer for teams that lose their final game of the season in the fashion Michigan did on Monday afternoon.

The Wolverines struggled on offense, gaining just 97 total yards on 9 drives.

TAMPA, Fla. — The Outback Bowl started how you would expect large college-aged men to behave the noon after New Year’s Eve.

Sophomore quarterback Brandon Peters will need to be kept safe from South Carolina's pass rush for Michigan to have success.

The Daily breaks down Michigan’s bowl game against the Gamecocks.

The Outback Bowl stadium in 2013

The Michigan Daily spoke with the Outback Bowl president and CEO Jim McVay about the decision to pick Michigan, the bowl selection process and more.

Mike McCray will end his career with the Outback Bowl on Monday.

The fifth-year senior linebacker believes a win in the Outback Bowl would have a lasting effect on Michigan as it enters the offseason.