Season analysis: Linebackers
December, 4, 2012
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN Insider
After seeing how much Michigan’s linebackers improved this season and how every one of them maximized his abilities, he might be the best overall position coach on a staff that includes a future coaching star in Jerry Montgomery.
While defensive coordinator Greg Mattison has often worked with the Wolverines’ emerging star, Jake Ryan, a look at the growth of the entire unit should earn Smith a lot of praise once the season ends.
Week 1: Take Your Pick
BIG TEN SCOREBOARD
Final Eastern Illinois 20 Minnesota 42 Final Rutgers 41 Washington State 38
15:00 1st Qtr Penn State 0 UCF 0 12:00 PM ET Youngstown State Illinois 12:00 PM ET Indiana State Indiana 12:00 PM ET Northern Iowa Iowa 12:00 PM ET Appalachian State Michigan 12:00 PM ET 5 Ohio State Navy 12:00 PM ET Western Michigan Purdue 3:30 PM ET Florida Atlantic 22 Nebraska 3:30 PM ET California Northwestern 3:30 PM ET James Madison Maryland 9:00 PM ET 14 Wisconsin 13 LSU