There are high hopes for a rebound in the backfield in Ann Arbor after the Wolverines were one of the Big Ten's worst rushing teams last season.
Brady Hoke might not be playing for national championships — which many still view as the expectation at Michigan — but does that put him on the hot seat?
Perhaps no freshman is entering the Big Ten this season with as much hype as Jabrill Peppers.
Michigan State is the defending Big Ten champion. And there's a nearby team that's none too pleased about it.
Supposedly, Michigan has a sign hanging in its weight room to that effect:
With camp right around the corner, Michigan still doesn't know whether it will have Ty Isaac on the field this season. And they might have to wait even longer.