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Stop, drop and option

Rothstein's Front Four: Wolverines must stop option and crank up their own

Updated: November 18, 2011, 12:40 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation
BurkheadAP Photo/Dave WeaverTaylor Martinez and Rex Burhkead can be a lethal combination running the option for Nebraska.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan will see an unfamiliar opponent in November for the first time in a long time Saturday, when the Wolverines play host to Big Ten newcomer Nebraska.

And the two are still in the hunt, sort of, for the Big Ten Legends Division title. A loss in this game eliminates either team. The winner is still alive but needs help from Michigan State's opponents.

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