Entering a new phase of football, Michigan will continuously learn about itself each week.
Most importantly, it'll carry those lessons into Week 2, one of the most important transition points of the fall.
In a resounding 59-9 victory Saturday over Central Michigan at The Big House, the Wolverines flexed their muscle, showing the rest of the Big Ten that they indeed have firepower on offense, with or without Denard Robinson.
Devin Gardner made his sixth collegiate start at quarterback. He channeled his inner Shoelace during a few plays; he had two interceptions, but he also made incredible things happen while on his feet.
In this slideshow, the most important takeaways from Week 1 will be examined and evaluated.