Peering Into The Future: Michigan Wolverines Make Strides In 2009

Posted by Adam Bouton on August-26-2009 Add Comments

2008 marked a new era in Michigan football. Lloyd Carr was absent from the campus of Ann Arbor and a new brand of football, under Rich Rodriguez's guidance, swept through the locker room and playing fields.

To say 2008 was a transition year is a serious understatement.

The Wolverines' 3-9 record marked the worst record by a Maize and Blue team since the 1962 season under Bump Elliot. It was also the first season since 1975 that Michigan failed to qualify for a postseason bowl game. The 243 points scored was the lowest total in 25 years and the team allowed the most points by its opponents in school history.

Thank goodness Rodriguez had a "get out of jail free" card handy. He received the free pass because a complete ...

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