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Stunning turn of events in Michigan college football!

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What a difference 2 weeks makes, huh?

Just a couple of weeks ago The University of Michigan football team was imploding and MSU was talking about 9 wins, back to back wins over Michigan and a New Years day Bowl.  Well, well, well, it looks more like the same old, same old in college football in the great State of Michigan.  Some thoughts from Saturday’s games.

  •  It is time for the Sparty media and apologists to take stock of their program and realize that one win over a rebuilding Michigan team doesn’t represent a shift of power in the state.  The litany of pro Dantonio recruiting columns in the Freep and News can give it a rest now...
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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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