Links today, compositions tomorrow:
- Already it's starting. SI.com thinks Michigan will be the ninth-best team in the country by August while ESPN.com thinks that it will be the eleventh. I think that everyone needs to check the forecast: Michigan is in trouble. Period.
As for ESPN's Pat Forde, well, he kind of falls for it also:
In Forde's defense, though, he does say a lot while saying a little later on. Why might Michigan not be the eleventh-best team? Sayeth Pat: "When was the last time this program lived up to expectations?" Lloyd Carr, answers?
- My attitude usually falls somewhere between "stop talking," "stop grinning like an idiot," and "not a bad point" regarding Sports Illustrated's Seth Davis, but he got this one right today:
Of course, no one is helped by the fact that Michigan's starting center looks like Frederic Weis trying to score against Hakeem Olajuwon when UM plays most of the major-conference teams.