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Where Does Michigan Football Go From Here?

RichrodI’ve heard from a lot of Michigan fans regarding Michigan football since their loss to Michigan State on Saturday.  The most common question is, where does Michigan finish?

I’m not a genius but I think I can see where this is heading, I think it is heading for a New Years Day bowl and a nice improvement over last years disaster.  My Michigan fanatic buddies are freaking out because Michigan lost to MSU, most think there are 2 wins max left on the schedule and I couldn’t disagree more.

Just because Denard was sub par against MSU doesn’t indicate a collapse of the Michigan offense.

Michigan can and will beat Iowa on Saturday, remember that Iowa gave up 34 points to ASU a couple of weeks ago, they have problems of their own and won’t contain Denard Robinson.

MNext is Penn State who is awful of...

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A guy who covered Rich Rod at Tulane weighs in on his Michigan experience.

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It was the morning Chris Scelfo was officially named the head football coach at Tulane University.

Green Wave offensive coordinator Rich Rodriguez was in his office, one floor and about 50 feet from where the press conference was taking place. Rodriguez was crying right in front of a reporter.

My opinion of Rodriguez was always high. That day, it was even higher. Rodriguez badly wanted to coach his players. And, when he knew he wasn’t going to get that chance, he didn’t stick to a canned script. With Rich, what you see is what you get.

On the afternoon that Tulane beat BYU to finish off a perfect season, Rodriguez did an on field interview with Harry McCulla for ABC 26. When he and McCulla finished, Rodriguez was carried off the field by several players.

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Open season on Rich Rodriguez!

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I just came across this scathing article by Jay Mariotti regarding “practice-gate” at The University of Michigan.  As I read the column I began asking questions.

Is Michigan really in “crisis?”  Uh, no.  While Rich Rod may have fractured a rule or two, I don’t see the NCAA blasting Michigan football for practicing too much.  It just isn’t sexy enough to throw the all-time winningest program in college football history under the bus.  It may be embarrassing for some but really, this isn’t about too much practice, it is about too little WINS!  Jesus, Ohio State didn’t even get sanctioned when Mo Cletus (Clarrett) got cars and money from boosters.

Why is Rich Rod hated by some MIchigan fans?  A 3-9 season aside, really, why is there so much contempt for Rich Rodriguez?...

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