Routed in the season opener by defending national champ Alabama, Michigan can end its season on a positive note against the SEC ... if it can beat South Carolina in the Outback Bowl.
No other team in the country can boast of having played the top three teams in the AP poll this season, but now it's a matter of what Michgain learned from losing in each of those three games.
Midwest recruiting coordinator Jared Shanker joins Tom VanHaaren and Chantel Jennings to talk about some critical recruiting issues for Michigan, including whether it can hold off Ohio State atop the Big Ten recruiting rankings.
Michael Rothstein writes in his Front Four keys to the game that Michigan must get Denard Robinson comfortable early to win at Nebraska.
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.
Against Michigan State, Michigan's defense showed capable enough to win a Big Ten championship whether the Wolverines' offense puts up points or not.
Michael Rothstein writes in his Front Four keys to the game that Michigan should continue to stress the run and should be fine as long as it doesn't look past Illinois to Michigan State.
Denard Robinson broke Antwaan Randle El's Big Ten career rushing mark for QBs, and Randle El says Robinson should follow his pathto the pros as a receiver/returner.
The Wolverines won for the first time on the road on Saturday, and they did in convincingly in their Big Ten opener.
Michael Rothstein writes in his Front Four keys to the game that Denard Robinson must get back on track and needs his O-line to sustain blocks in order to succeed against Purdue.
The Wolverines' 2-2 start doesn't look so bad headed into play in a downtrodden Big Ten, but there still are things the Wolverines must straighten out.
Brady Hoke and the players feel like the bye week before the start of the conference season has been of huge benefit.
Michigan needs a better Denard Robinson once Big Ten play starts, but Brady Hoke still rises to defense of his quarterback.
Michigan looked shaky offensively for much of the game against Notre Dame, but the defense and even the offensive line late showed some positive signs heading into Big Ten play.
Denard Robinson will need help in the run game as Michigan gets closer to conference play
Michigan bounced back to beat Air Force, albeit without the progress the Wolverines had hoped for.