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.
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.
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.
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.
Denard Robinson met his fear of public speaking head on by delivering the players' speech at the Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon.
A maturing Denard Robinson will be addressing a major fear of his when he addresses the B1G luncheon representing the league's players.
Oftentimes bowl trips are financial busts, but Michigan turned a small profit from its Sugar Bowl triumph.
How much should fans worry about losing either coordinator? Why doesn't U-M have a tougher, more desirable non-conference basketball schedule? These questions and more in this week's WolverineNation Mailbag.