“If they’re truly fans, they’ll believe in these kids and what they’ve done,” Hoke said. “If they’re not, they won’t.”
Bosch played in Michigan’s season opener and got time in six games – three of which he started – as a freshman last season.
Simulating the size and mobility of Golson in practice has been a team effort for the Wolverines.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is sounding a bit this week like the prison warden in the 1967 film “Cool Hand Luke,” who famously said: “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.”
ESPN’s College Gameday had popular college coaches read mean tweets about themselves including Alabama’s Nick Saban, Florida’s Will Muschamp and Michigan’s own Brady Hoke.
Michigan might have a running attack again.
Gardner completed 13 of 14 passes for 173 yards, and Funchess snagged seven catches for 95 yards. The duo combined for three touchdowns.
“You’ve got really strong leadership there, but at the end of the day, I think you’ve got to earn it,” Hoke said.
The former five-star recruit who transferred from USC to be closer to his ill mother may have to sit out this season.
As would be expected, one of the key players for Michigan will be quarterback Devin Gardner.