WolverineNation surveyed 19 departing football players to get their thoughts on their coaches, the community and what Michigan meant to them.
Thanks to the structure and discipline instilled in him by his mother, Devin Gardner waited for his turn under center
Kenny Demens was right in the middle of one of the worst defenses in Michigan history then watched Brady Hoke and Greg Mattison turn the unit around.
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.
Elliott Mealer arrived at Michigan after being in a car accident in which his father and his girlfriend were killed. The next five years didn't go as planned, but Mealer perservered.
Wide receiver Roy Roundtree saw his numbers dip severely when Brady Hoke came aboard, but he kept his head up, remained a team leader and still made his fair share of big plays.
The recruitment of Denard Robinson came down to local favorite UCF, in-state power Florida and Michigan, where Rich Rodriguez was serious about playing the prospect at quarterback.
Through ups and downs, through record-setting and head-scratching performances, Denard Robinson has emerged with a fitting legacy: He's a Michigan Man.
Jeremy Gallon, the first member of his family to attend college, gives a lot of credit for his success to position coach Jeff Hecklinski.
Senior running back Vincent Smith wants to take the art in which he found so much joy and inspiration and spread it to the youths in his Florida community.
Michigan sophomore linebacker Jake Ryan has combined being a bit of a daredevil with his football lineague to become a breakout star this season.
WolverineNation continues its reviews of each position after the nonconference schedule. The wide receivers have shown promise despite their youth.
Denard Robinson's passing numbers under center are shockingly efficient. It's a small sample size, but rating actually is better than Andrew Luck's at Stanford last season.
The Alabama defense and Michigan's own play calling combined to take away Denard Robinson's most effective weapon -- his ability to run the ball.
Be it playing passively with a spy or playing aggressively and blitzing frequently, there is no surefire way to stop Denard Robinson.
Michigan's seniors survived the Rich Rodriguez era and have put the Wolverines back on a path to glory.