In the post-Jim Harbaugh days of Michigan football, team 109 struggled with an identity. Were they a flashy, loose team, or a hard-driving brute? Jamie Morris straddled the middle. They didn't have a gunslinger of a quarterback, but Morris won them games. His final year on the team, he had 1703 rushing yards and a 234 yard day against Alabama in Michigan's bowl game after a disappointing Big Ten season.
There Are 109 Days to Michigan Football
Waiting for the opening Saturday of college football is agonizing. All we want is 13 weeks of Brent Musberger "pardner" one-liners, the buzz of Michigan Stadium in late November, and jokes about the Bowl Championship Series. Fear not, bleary-eyed traveler. This is a continuing series intended to get through the long, hot summer and back to the glory of football season.