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Fans chime in on what would make a successful season for Michigan Football

They seem to have all the pieces and favorable schedule. Is this the year they make it to Indianapolis and beat Ohio State? Where are you as a Wolverine fan?

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The 2019 season is just days away and many questions are about to be answered over the next few months about this program. It’s a pivotal season and looks like this could be Jim Harbaugh’s best shot yet at winning the Big Ten. Everyone is intrigued to see this new offense with new offensive coordinator Josh Gattis getting the keys from Jim Harbaugh and how Don Brown can bounce back after a couple of embarrassing defensive performances to finish last season.

Where’s your head at as a Michigan fan?

This question is what goes through each fan no matter the team at the beginning of the season.

For those who lived through the glory days with Bo Schembechler or Lloyd Carr, you’ve seen the Wolverines win big games and championships. Since Carr left, it’s been a roller coaster that seems to be going up the hill again but not yet to the top. For the younger whipper snappers born after 2000, they’ve seen very little success in big games and a lack of wins against their rivals on a consistent basis. They have seen successful seasons with double digit wins, but also some gut wrenching losses. Brady Hoke going for two in 2013 to lose by a point to Ohio State, the punt heard round the world in 2015 against Michigan State and the 2016 J.T. Barrett play on forth down in overtime.

Yes, it’s hard to type and relive these moments but that’s all in the past.

I want to know where fans are and their expectations for this season. I took this question to Twitter and 59 percen who answered think this is the year they win the Big Ten Championship.

I know many would say beating their three big rivals at home (Ohio State, Michigan State and Notre Dame) would make it a successful season regardless of where that lands them in the final College Football Playoff rankings.

What must the Wolverines do to consider this a successful season? Sound off and we count down the days!


What must Michigan do in 2019 to call it a successful season?

This poll is closed

  • 8%
    Win at least 2 of the 3 rival games (Notre Dame, Michigan State, and Ohio State) at home and win a New Years Six bowl if left out of Big Ten Championship game
    (47 votes)
  • 9%
    Must beat all 3 rivals (Notre Dame, Michigan State, and Ohio State) and win the Big Ten East division to play in Championship game but lose in Indianapolis
    (55 votes)
  • 38%
    Simple, win the Big Ten Championship
    (221 votes)
  • 33%
    Win the Big Ten and make the College Football Playoff
    (194 votes)
  • 3%
    Win the Big Ten and one College Football Playoff
    (18 votes)
  • 7%
    Win it all and take out Alabama or Clemson
    (41 votes)
576 votes total Vote Now