J.T. Floyd did everythini he could to prepare his teammates in the secondary for the Outback Bowl, but he had a hard time not making the trip.
Brady Hoke and Greg Mattison coached under Jack Harbaugh, alongside his son John, at Western Michigan.
Michigan tackle Taylor Lewan came into the Outback Bowl with a decision in mind on whether to leave for the NFL draft or not, and Tuesday's game did nothing to dissaude the yet-to-be-revealed plan.
Much like his senior season, Denard Robinson's final game didn't go how he would have liked in a 33-28 loss to South Carolina in the Outback Bowl, but how Robinson was going to be judged in college would not have been changed anyway.
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.
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.
Former Michigan star Bob Chappuis, the 1948 Rose Bowl MVP and a College Football Hall of Famer, died Thursday at the age of 89.
Oftentimes bowl trips are financial busts, but Michigan turned a small profit from its Sugar Bowl triumph.
Defensive tackle Mike Martin will always cherish the way his career ended, with wins over Ohio State and over Virgnia Tech in the Sugar Bowl.
Tight end Kevin Koger has earned high marks for his play during practices leading up to Saturday's East-West Shrine Game.
Former Wolverines DT Mike Martin is training with former Michigan strength coach Mike Barwis in preparation for the NFL combine.
Defensive tackle Will Heininger made the journey from walk-on to starter as a senior, but an injury cost him his final game, the Sugar Bowl.
Will Heininger had it all planned out. End his career in the Sugar Bowl then be a ski bum in Colorado. But a freak injury before leaving for New Orleans changed that.
AD Dave Brandon doesn't believe college football should have a playoff because any notion he has heard is unfair.
AD Dave Brandon talks football, including next season's opener against Alabama and the Big Ten's new partnership with the Pac-12.
Denard Robinson returns for his third year as a starter, but his Sugar Bowl performance was a reminder of how inconsistent he can be.