Commentary

Meyer means intrigue for rivalry

Analysis: New coach, new schemes will breathe new life into Michigan-Ohio State

Updated: November 28, 2011, 11:30 AM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- His one-year hiatus from coaching is over, and now Urban Meyer is back -- both in his home state and in the Big Ten.

And this is not good news for Michigan.

Other than Woody Hayes himself coming back from the grave, this is the best-case scenario for Ohio State. Even with the possibility of NCAA sanctions looming, the hiring of Meyer in Columbus means this: Michigan-Ohio State is about to get really, really interesting.

Michael Rothstein | email

ESPN Detroit Lions reporter

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