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
The SEC has won the past six national championships. The Big Ten hasn't even played for one in five years. Make no mistake: The season opener between Michigan and Alabama will shape the national opinion of the Big Ten.
With spring practice in the rearview mirror, Michigan now can focus on its season opener Sept. 1 against defending national champion Alabama.
Michigan's torrid recruiting start has the Wolverines in contention for the No. 1 recruiting class, but plenty of schools will challenge Michigan for that title.
AD Dave Brandon talks football, including next season's opener against Alabama and the Big Ten's new partnership with the Pac-12.