- 05/08/2007, 12:50AM ET
Nate P said 05/08, 12:50 AM
Michigan is the powerhouse of the Big Ten this year.
Just as they defeated the then #2 team in the land. Michigan, led by
Senior QB Chad Henne
Senior RB Mike Heart
Junior WR Mario Manningham
will again route the nd fighting irish.
IrishR#1 said 05/08, 04:11 PM
No way. The Irish have got a new defensive coordinator that has turned the defense into 3-4. Now they can match the speed of Michigan. You said that they would route them. I am not saying that Notre Dame will win, but they will not be blown out. Also, Notre Dame plays better at the Big House than they do at Notre Dame.
Nate P said 05/08, 10:10 PM
If Mich did it last year - has all their offense returning (as upperclassmen) and all the confidence in the world.. It'll surely happen again.
ND plays better at Mich than in S bend? Okay? You dont think UofM plays better at home than on the road? Bad argument.
Wanna talk defense.. Wolverines to end 2006 as #3 in total defense. and only 3 spots to fill going into 2007.
IrishR#1 said 05/09, 08:55 PM
OK. The last two times that Michigan was ranked top 5 in preseason, they lost to Notre Dame. Notre Dame likes to play the underdog role. They will thrive with all of the negativity.
Nate P said 05/10, 02:00 PM
Look at how they faired last year versus ranked opponents. The only win vs a ranked team was Penn State.
Other scores vs ranked opponents.
USC 44 - 24
LSU 41 - 14
You cant give up 40 points and expect to win..
I guess your banking on them being able to even compete with decent programs this year? All for sake of being the "underdog."
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