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SEPTEMBER 22: Desmond Howard #21 of the Michigan Wolverines runs the ball against UCLA Bruins on September 22, 1990. Wolverines won 38 -15. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Desmond Howard Ranks Michigan Rivals, Puts MSU Last

“No disrespect to Michigan State, but they don’t have the national appeal that Notre Dame has,” Howard said. “I don’t think anybody’s fooled by that, right?”

CBS Detroit–09/06/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 17: Devin Gardner #12 of the Michigan Wolverines throws a third quarter pass while playing the Iowa Hawkeyes at Michigan Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 42-17. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Battle Of The Big Men Expected To Decide Outcome For Michigan-Notre Dame

Saturday’s glamorous Top 25 showdown at the Big House will come down to the most unheralded, overlooked men on the field – the offensive and defensive linemen.

CBS Detroit–09/06/2013

File photo of Desmond Howard striking the Heisman Trophy pose in 1991. (credit: Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Desmond Howard Gets Chills Back In The Big House, But Don’t Ask Him For Heisman Pose

Running the stairs of an empty Big House on Thursday, just like he used to do during his years at the University of Michigan, Howard recalled the workouts of former longtime Michigan strength and conditioning coach Mike Gittleson.

CBS Detroit–09/06/2013

TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 26:  ESPN College GameDay announcers (l to r) Chris Fowler, Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit comment during the NCAA football game between Notre Dame and Florida State at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 26, 2002 in Tallahassee, Florida.  The Notre Dame Fighting Irish defeated the Florida State Seminoles 34-24.  (Photo by Craig Jones/Getty Images)

College GameDay’s Herbstreit Says Brady Hoke’s Taking Michigan To ‘Top Five Type Of Program’

Regional or national rivalry, Michigan-Notre Dame is a matchup worth watching, at least according to the ESPN College GameDay crew, who sets out to cover the most exciting game every weekend.

CBS Detroit–09/06/2013

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Jeff Riger: The Michigan-Notre Dame Game Will Be Missed

For as long as I can remember the Michigan-Notre Dame game has been special.

97.1 The Ticket–09/06/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 17: Denard Robinson #16 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a 42-17 victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes with fans at Michigan Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Oh, Snap! Denard Robinson Calls MSU ‘Our Little Brothers’

He ranked the rivalries in order of importance, saying: “Ohio’s the biggest one, and Notre Dame and Michigan State’s our little brothers.”

CBS Detroit–09/05/2013

Brady Hoke.

Is Michigan-Notre Dame Rivalry Regional? Hoke Thinks Not, Uses Answer To Mock Weight

“Everybody has an opinion,” Hoke said. “I told Brandstatter last night, some people think him and I are thin, and that is really far from the truth, but everybody’s got their own opinion.”

CBS Detroit–09/05/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - AUGUST 31: Head coach Brady Hoke looks on during the third quarter while playing the Central Michigan Chippewas at Michigan Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the 59-9. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hoke Responds To Kelly’s Downplaying Of Michigan-Notre Dame Rivalry

As No. 14 Notre Dame and No. 17 Michigan prepare to meet at the Big House in Ann Arbor this weekend, Irish coach Brian Kelly seems to think the matchup is no big deal.

CBS Detroit–09/03/2013

ANN ARBOR, MI - AUGUST 31: Taylor Lewan #77 and Cameron Gordon #4 of the Michigan Wolverines leave the field after a 59-9 win over the Central Michigan Chippewas at Michigan Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michigan’s Newlook Line Faces Real Test Vs ND

Michigan’s new-look offensive line passed its first test. The next one is going to be much tougher.

97.1 The Ticket–09/03/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 07: Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish tries to make a play on the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rookie Linebacker Manti Te’o Hopes To Jump Start A Dull Chargers Defense

Finally in the NFL, Manti Te’o is looking to give football fans everywhere reasons to forget about his fake girlfriend scandal. His performance with the San Diego Chargers may be just the thing to jolt his name back to football relevance.