Does U-M fit criteria of a champion? 

June, 27, 2013
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- How close Michigan is to a potential national championship depends on how well you think the Wolverines’ offensive and defensive lines will play this season.

Using the metrics put forth in the criteria for the past seven national champions, the Wolverines could qualify in a lot of areas -- but likely will fall short in other spots due to their relative inexperience on the offensive line and questions at running back.

Here’s a look at how Michigan could fare this season.

WHERE MICHIGAN SHOULD SUCCEED


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