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Pat Caputo: Michigan’s Victory Over Nebraska Signature Win For Surprisingly Quickly Rising Wolverines

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ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 19:  Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines runs for a second quarter touchdown while playing the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

ANN ARBOR, MI – NOVEMBER 19: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines runs for a second quarter touchdown while playing the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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There was little question, even before Saturday, Michigan had made significant progress in Brady Hoke’s first season as head football coach.

What was missing from the Wolverines’ resume was a signature victory in the Big Ten.

Not Purdue or Illinois or Minnesota or Northwestern. But a win over one of the conference’s big boys.

Michigan reeled in a big fish Saturday, routing Nebraska at Michigan Stadium, 45-17.

Now the Wolverines, 9-2 overall, are looking at a potential 10-win season that could border on special, given the circumstances of the football program entering 2011, if they beat Ohio State this coming Saturday.

Theoaklandpress.com for the complete story

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