WolverineNation roundtable 

August, 30, 2012
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Eddie LacyAP Photo/Butch DillStopping Eddie Lacy and the Tide's potent run game will be a major priority on Saturday night.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan finally plays a football game on Saturday, opening the season in a long-awaited matchup against defending national champion Alabama.

Our staff focused on the Michigan-Alabama game this week, taking on three questions -- including who wins -- in the WolverineNation roundtable.

1. Michigan, despite how its feels publicly, is a clear underdog to Alabama. What is the biggest key for the Wolverines to have a chance at winning?
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