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I say this not out of spite, but out of thoughtful observation.
Brady Hoke has done a fantastic job in the short amount of time he has been in Ann Arbor. The defense is playing well, he has put together an impressive recruiting class and has rekindled one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports.
However, to say that his Wolverines can put together another 11 win season is wishful thinking.
The Wolverines open the season against the defending national champions at a neutral site (need I say more). They must somehow reverse their trend of losing to their in-state rivals in East Lansing, and must take on a rising Buckeyes team in Columbus. Tall order right?
On top of that, there are still questions revolving around Denard Robinson's passing ability. It also doesn't help that his favorite wide receivers depart for the NFL draft in a few months, as does an All American offensive lineman.
Michigan is back to being competitive, but lets not get carried away.