Al Borges defended hsi gameplan against Alabama on Tuesday, saying he would't have done much differently.
The Alabama defense and Michigan's own play calling combined to take away Denard Robinson's most effective weapon -- his ability to run the ball.
Michael Rothstein writes in his Front Four keys to the game that Michigan just be strong at the point of attack against Alabama's run game.
Be it playing passively with a spy or playing aggressively and blitzing frequently, there is no surefire way to stop Denard Robinson.
Alabama is the favorite against Michigan, but the Wolverines and their recruiting will benefit from the competition and national exposure of the neutral site game
Michigan has its attention on Alabama, and from what the Wolverines have seen the are every bit as impressive as their reputation.
With spring practice in the rearview mirror, Michigan now can focus on its season opener Sept. 1 against defending national champion Alabama.
Michigan likes to proclaim itself a running team, but its running backs have done little to bolster that reputation.
Raymon Taylor didn't get the starting cornerback in ideal fashion -- an injury to Blake Countess -- but he has made the most of his chance.
Michigan commits were surprised by the ease with which Alabama routed their team, but it didn't seem to have any major effect.