I've been a Michigan fan my entire 35 years on this planet. I'll be a fan until I leave this earth and I'm sure even in the afterlife I'll be rooting my Wolverines to victory over Ohio State.
But the reason I'm writing today is to temper expectations because I'm 99 percent certain that Michigan will have a worse record than last season.
As I've seen in various articles on Bleacher Report in the comments section, many fans believe (not to mention my friends as well) that the Wolverines will duplicate, if not exceed, last season's win totals.
I couldn't disagree more with them.
The following reasons are why Michigan will fall short of 2011's win total.