When the final BCS results came out, the No. 13 Michigan Wolverines should have considered themselves lucky getting into the Allstate Sugar Bowl to take on the No. 11 Virginia Tech Hokies.
For one, they should feel lucky that they even made an at-large bowl game. The other reason is that they are pitted against the Hokies, who are by the far the easiest opponent among all the BCS teams.
The Wolverines still have a lot to prove to the nation going into this game, despite going 10-2. This season, they dropped games against the Iowa Hawkeyes and Michigan State Spartans, whose loss to the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten title game put them below Michigan.
Whether or not the Wolverines deserve to be here, they have been given a great opportunity to make a name for themselves to finish out the 2011 season.
All one can say is that Michigan got lucky. Here is why...