Jake Waters threw for 271 yards and connected with Tyler Lockett on three touchdowns, leading Kansas State to its first bowl victory in 11 years, 31-14 over Michigan in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on Saturday night.
Florida and Michigan will open the 2017 season in the Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas.
In short, Michigan looked average, and fans are not happy. Many want changes, but Hoke says that will not happen.
Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner needed to play one of the best games of his career for the Wolverines to have a chance, and he did.
“It’s such a great rivalry,” Hoke said. “I believe it to be the best rivalry in college sports.”
Ohio State and Michigan clash for the 110th time on Saturday, at Michigan Stadium.
For all the flak Michigan has taken this season, the team is still 7-3, and head coach Brady Hoke said the Wolverines are a pretty good team.
“You get those things because people love Michigan,” Hoke said. “The one thing is how do you have time in the day to write something like that?”
Michigan had hoped to close the regular season well enough to earn a shot at playing for the Big Ten title.
Six times in the first five minutes of his post-game press conference, Hoke pointed to himself as culpable.