It is a make or break year for Rich Rodriguez and the Michigan Wolverines.
The University of Michigan, arguably the most storied program in college football, has fallen to the basement of the Big Ten after only winning three conference games in the past two seasons.
Old-school Michigan alumni can't stand Rich Rod's spread offense and weak defense, two characteristics that completely contradict traditional Big Ten teams.
Rodriguez has strung together three solid recruiting classes, filling holes in the defense and adding a wealth of talent to the skill positions on offense. With all of this talent, youth, and inexperience, most of the positions are up for grabs.
Here are the five positions in battles that are most important to the success of the Michigan Wolverines and the job security of Rich Rodriguez.