The Michigan Wolverines have failed to win a big game on the road this season, but they likely will get one more try on New Year's Day.
Michigan will be on target for its first Big Ten championship appearance with a win on Saturday, but making the title game doesn't provide any financial windfall.
Oftentimes bowl trips are financial busts, but Michigan turned a small profit from its Sugar Bowl triumph.
WolverineNation's Michael Rothstein dips into the mailbag for questions about helmet numbers, Michigan beating out Michigan State for the BCS and Virginia Tech.
Michigan has made its first BCS bowl since the 2006 season with an invitation to the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
Michigan probably would ensured of a Sugar Bowl berth if favored LSU beats Georgia in the SEC championship game.