The hype has rarely been higher in recent years for Michigan football than for 2016. With the bulk of their key contributors returning this season as well as a shot in the arm via the freshman class, this could be one of the more talented teams in the history of the program, all things considered.
Some pundits have them as a top-three team heading into the season and a possible College Football Playoff participant, but what do you think? The schedule sets up nicely, but their three toughest games will be on the road, so if they win the Big Ten, it will be earned.
Fans are used to the off-season hype that follows the program, but it has sometimes failed to translate into wins in recent memory. Jim Harbaugh and company have their work cut out for them, but they have the pieces in place it appears.
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