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There Are 108 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.

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Many stars filled Michigan's roster in the 1980s. Team 108 had John Kolesar and Jim Harbaugh to give Ohio State fits in 1986. Kolesar helped put Michigan on top in The Game that year when both teams were ranked in the top ten. That same season Harbaugh was the first Michigan quarterback to have for 300 yards in a game, against Wisconsin and then Indiana a few games later.