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January 2016

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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BEST AND WORST VS. OSU Dear The Wolverine: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." The best — I'll take a 9-3 record as a significant improvement over 2014's 5-7. This season Michigan won the games it should have won. The worst — there is a talent gap which is quite evident when Michi- gan plays a good team; too many penalties, no running game, porous defensive line, etc. The future — being embarrassed in a bowl game will hurt recruiting (Kansas State anyone?). Let's hope the injuries heal, especially to Jake Rudock, and Michigan is selected to play not too powerful a team in the bowl matchups. If Michigan gets a top-10 recruiting class, I think the corner to competitiveness will have been turned. If not — I don't even want to think about it! Richard H. Chamberlin Hickory Corners, Mich. The corner has been turned, in our opinion, Richard. It starts at the top, and this train is gaining momentum. ON THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Dear The Wolverine: Yes, it's true, the Ohio school has a good football team. It is a large, financially sound university and while it is not a bad school aca- demically, it pales by comparison to   FROM OUR READERS SEND YOUR LETTERS TO: Wolverine Letters • P.O. Box 1304 Ann Arbor, MI 48106 Or e-mail: Letters may be edited for clarity or length. Michigan redshirt junior defensive tackle Willie Henry stuffs Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott at the line of scrimmage, but the Buckeyes prevailed this year in Ann Arbor, 42-13. PHOTO BY LON HORWEDEL

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