The road to recovery took a turn in the right direction for the Michigan Wolverines last season.
After a much-improved 11-2 record, second place in the Legends Division in the Big Ten and a Sugar Bowl championship win against Virginia Tech, head coach Brady Hoke has plenty of reasons to smile for the future of Michigan.
Michigan must follow up its successful 2011-12 season with another positive step forward. It's not going to be an easy road for the Wolverines but they must continue to improve to return to their winning ways.
The roster has improved since Hoke took over last year, but Michigan definitely needs more pieces added to the puzzle.
Hoke has had a successful history as a recruiter, and that trend will have to continue. Here are five recruits Michigan must have on its radar for 2013.