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08:15 AM ET 10.23 | Decoy wrinkle or a sign of things to come? Rivalry games often bring out new looks, but Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson on the kickoff return team was not one anyone expected. Robinson was on the level just in front of the deep returner when U-M received the second-half kickoff against Michigan State -- the first MSU kickoff of the game. ... Despite repeated inquiries Monday, Hoke didn't give a strategy or rationale. "Maybe return a kickoff," Hoke said. Whether it was to have Robinson return the kick, block or simply draw attention, Hoke wasn't saying. As for the injury factor, that wasn't an issue, either. "I'm concerned you can walk down the street and fall off the curb," Hoke said.

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October 23, 2012  08:37 AM ET

Sounds like the perferct plan to get you

October 23, 2012  08:38 AM ET
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Sounds like the perferct plan to get you

Sounds like the perferct plan to get your QB killed. Go for it.

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October 23, 2012  08:41 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Sounds like the perferct plan to get you

False start Hoggie?

More coffee.

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October 23, 2012  08:49 AM ET
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Michigan. HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA HA HA HA HA HA

Wasn't the comment, "Stop it. You are embarrassing yourself"?

October 23, 2012  08:52 AM ET
QUOTE(#5):

False start Hoggie? More coffee.

On my 2nd jumbo diet coke and nothing yet......

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October 23, 2012  08:57 AM ET
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Helen and the leghumpers suck

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October 23, 2012  09:02 AM ET
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Yes sir. And it certainly applies here since Michigan is definitely doing just that.

...and they are not alone.

October 23, 2012  09:06 AM ET

Leave it up to TSUN to get there QB killed, go for it......tell the backup QB he needs to start taking more reps in practice.

October 23, 2012  09:12 AM ET

That is just stupid!!!! Yes lets put our QB on kick returns and let some third team linebacker with an axe to grind take him out while sprinter 40 yards..... brilliant, just brilliant

October 23, 2012  09:21 AM ET
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That is just stupid!!!! Yes lets put our QB on kick returns and let some third team linebacker with an axe to grind take him out while sprinter 40 yards..... brilliant, just brilliant

If they do that he better keep his head on a swivel, some C.O.C players will be looking to knock his jock off. And since he is 78 % of their offense that would not be good for the Wolverines.

October 23, 2012  09:27 AM ET
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False start Hoggie? More coffee.

Pre-mature submitulation.

October 23, 2012  09:36 AM ET

He's training for his role in the NFL.

 
October 23, 2012  09:40 AM ET
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He's training for his role in the NFL.

This. In the open field, DR is a dangerous runner. At the next level, he has return man written all over him.

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