Robinson ran 18 times for 108 yards in Sunday’s 27-13 loss to Miami, becoming the team’s first player to top the century mark in consecutive weeks since Maurice Jones-Drew in 2011.
Robinson couldn’t help himself. He dropped “little brother” not once but multiple times as he was talking about the Spartans.
“Are you okay that Devin Gardner is going to be your absolute starter for the rest of this season and next season?,” Valenti challenged Michigan fans on Friday.
He ranked the rivalries in order of importance, saying: “Ohio’s the biggest one, and Notre Dame and Michigan State’s our little brothers.”
Gardner’s first game as the bonafide starter – last year he started games at the end of the season, but only because Denard Robinson was injured – yielded mixed results.
With the start of Michigan football just two weeks away, offensive coordinator Al Borges is apparently quite happy with how starting quarterback Devin Gardner has progressed.
The Michigan offense adjusted several years ago to accommodate quarterback Denard Robinson, running a read option, and now the Wolverines will change it up again to best use the strengths of Devin Gardner.
Dominated by linemen and defensive players, the draft lacked the name recognition and flair that skill position players bring. That doesn’t mean this year’s rookie quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, and tight ends won’t make an impact.
The NCAA has made the decision not to enter a new contract for the license of its name and logo for the EA Sports NCAA Football video game.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed fifth-round draft pick Denard Robinson to a contract.