Commentary

Special teams doing fine in coverage

Position analysis: Return game and punt team, though, have been well below average

Updated: October 22, 2011, 1:32 PM ET
By Chantel Jennings | WolverineNation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Last season, the Michigan football team made four field goals in 13 games -- dead last in the nation. Whenever field goal kickers Brendan Gibbons or Seth Broekhuizen took the field, there was a general consensus the Wolverines instead should be going for it on fourth down, no matter what the situation.

Fourth-and-15 at the 25-yard line? Sure, keep the offense out there. There's a better chance that Denard runs for a touchdown than Michigan makes a 42-yard field goal.


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