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Brady Hoke, coach of the Michigan Wolverines, congratulates Devin Gardner #98 after a touchdown in the second half against the Connecticut Huskies at Rentschler Field on September 21, 2013 in East Hartford, Connecticut.   (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Brady Hoke Talks With 97.1 The Ticket About Bye, Gardner, Offensive Line

After uncomfortably close wins over Akron and Connecticut in back-to-back weeks, Michigan appreciated its recent bye week.

CBS Detroit–10/03/2013

EAST HARTFORD, CT - SEPTEMBER 21: Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines runs by Ty-Meer Brown #15 of the Connecticut Huskies in the second half at Rentschler Field on September 21, 2013 in East Hartford, Connecticut.   (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

No. 18 Michigan Has Work To Do During Its Bye Week

Michigan has slipped in The Associated Press college football poll the past two week despite staying undefeated.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 07: (L-R) Keith Heitzman #92, Taylor Lewan #77 and Courtney Avery #11 of the Michigan Wolverines run onto the field prior to the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Michigan Stadium on September 7, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

UM’s Taylor Lewan Calls Out Seniors For ‘Embarrassing’ Near-Loss

Fifth-year senior left tackle Taylor Lewan did not pass on the NFL draft to play on a team that played like the Wolverines did Saturday.

CBS Detroit–09/16/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 14: Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines scrabbles away for the tackle of Nick Rossi #44 of the Akron Zips during the fourth quarter at Michigan Stadium on September 14, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan on the game 28-24. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan QB Devin Gardner Looks To Bounce Back

Devin Gardner came crashing down against Akron after riding a high with five touchdowns against Notre Dame.

97.1 The Ticket–09/16/2013

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers throws out Dayan Viciedo of the Chicago White Sox in the 7th inning at U.S. Cellular Field on September 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Dennis Fithian: #Trending Detroit Sports

Trending is a poll which ranks who is getting talked about the most on the Detroit sports scene.

97.1 The Ticket–09/12/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 07: Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines gets loose for a long second quarter run while playing the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Michigan Stadium on September 7, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Stoney Weekend Six Pack

Devin Gardner has been compared to Randall Cunningham by many observers, but he reminds me more of Vince Young because of his stride.

97.1 The Ticket–09/09/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 07: Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a second quarter touchdown while playing the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Michigan Stadium on September 7, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan Offense Makes Irish Defense Look Ordinary

Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner did what Denard Robinson and just about every opponent outside of Alabama failed to do last season: make the Notre Dame defense look ordinary.

97.1 The Ticket–09/09/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 07: Devin Gardner #12 of the Michigan Wolverines escapes the rush of cornerback Bennett Jackson #2 the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the second quarter at Michigan Stadium on September 7, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Devin Gardner Prevails Under Pressure As Offensive Line Holds Its Own

Gardner had shown flashes of impressive play before, but with the Irish as such a meaningful opponent, with ESPN College GameDay in attendance, it was a big step toward showing that Gardner is the real deal.

CBS Detroit–09/08/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 17: Devin Gardner #12 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a first quarter touchdown with Mike Kwiatkowski #81 and Michael Schofield #75 of the Michigan Wolverines while playing the Iowa Hawkeyes at Michigan Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Young Michigan Offensive Line Gets Good Reviews

Entering Saturday’s game, much was unknown about the Michigan offensive line.

CBS Detroit–09/01/2013

TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 1:  Quarterback Devin Gardner #12 of the Michigan Wolverines passes in the fourth quarter against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the Outback Bowl January 1, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  South Carolina won 33 - 28. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Gardner Throws Two Picks, Shows Off Ability To Scramble In Season Opener

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.

CBS Detroit–09/01/2013

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