Want a reason the Gophers turned in an eight-win season last year?
Here's a good one:
KeiVarae Russell lined up across from Rutgers wide receiver Brandon Coleman, who had burned Bennett Jackson three times early on in December's Pinstripe Bowl.
The news Thursday was that Michigan tight end Jake Butt is out indefinitely after tearing his ACL.
Shane Morris' first start as the quarterback at the University of Michigan comes on a pretty big stage: the Wolverines' bowl game.