Michigan was set to pass on future All-American center Steve Everitt because he didn't fit their recruiting criteria for offensive linemen.
Michael Rothstein writes in his Front Four keys to the game that Michigan needs to figure out a lot of things offensively against Minnesota.
The Wolverines won for the first time on the road on Saturday, and they did in convincingly in their Big Ten opener.
Michigan's policy of commitments not being permitted to visit other programs once they've pledged to the Wolverines is a lesson in how a program can assure prospects are certain and unwavering in their decision.
Social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook have allowed Michigan recruits to bond before getting on campus, or even meeting each other in person, for that matter.
Brady Hoke must replenish his defensive line after this season, meaning the ends and tackles in the 2012 class could see early playing time.
The Little Brown Jug holds little meaning for Michigan, which has beaten Minnesota all but three times since 1969.
Minnesota got manhandled on both side of the line by North Dakota State in its last outing, so Michigan should be able to do the same.
Steven Elmer didn't want to be just another big guy who played football, so he set out to find someone who could teach him the nuances of playing the offensive line.