No, a Jerseyguy did not drink the Kool Aid about the talents of Coach Jim Harbaugh. But there is no question that the guy with the khaki pants and championship attitude is a prime reason why a leap from 10 wins to 12 to 14 is possible.

The set up is easy. The schedule should not challenge the Wolverines greatly until the end of October when they must travel to Michigan State. In November they travel to Iowa and close the regular season at Ohio State.

The talent is there along the offensive and defensive lines. The talent is there at QB in transfer John O’Korn or whomever the head coach gives the keys to the offense.

No, there is  only one reason why Michigan can climb to the top of the rankings and make it all the way through the playoffs to the national championship game in Tampa next January.  The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here