“Our guys need to come ready to play,” Dantonio said. “If there’s a message out of this press conference, that would be the message.”
Hoke dismissed concerns about the Big House not filling up for Saturday’s game against Miami (Ohio).
The final scheduled meeting between Notre Dame and Michigan was supposed to be what many recent games in the series have been: an instant classic.
The greatest challenge for Michigan and No. 16 Notre Dame on Saturday might be finding a fitting finale to an on-again, off-again rivalry that repeatedly has produced some finishes.
I admit it… I have been very critical of Michigan football for about 4 seasons now.
Simulating the size and mobility of Golson in practice has been a team effort for the Wolverines.
The Big Ten has been fighting a perception for the last few years that it has fallen a step behind the rest of the major college football world, and Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio was armed with a quick rebuttal when the question came up again Tuesday.
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.”
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says there is no change in the status of five players who were investigated by the university for possible cheating.
The game has featured exciting games, standout players and feuding coaches from schools 150 miles apart that are both coming off easy opening victories.