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Borges still tinkering with offense

Coaching analysis: New offensive coordinator searches for mix of spread, pro style

Updated: October 23, 2011, 6:37 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- In the offseason, Michigan changed almost everything but conferences. The coaching staff that recruited many of the players integral to the Wolverines' offense is gone, replaced by a new head coach, new coordinator and new offensive philosophy.

The spread offense has partially disappeared, replaced by a hybrid of the spread and a pro-style sets with which coordinator Al Borges is familiar. And Borges, long known as one of the most innovative coordinators in college football, has made many good play calls this year -- and a couple of head-scratching ones.


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