Brandon looks forward to 2012 opener

Athletic director espouses benefits of playing Alabama, partnering with Pac-12

Updated: January 15, 2012, 6:57 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Michigan football team is coming off an 11-2 season, its first BCS bowl win in over a decade, and the first year with a coach who is attempting to restore the Wolverines' program to its previous luster.

WolverineNation sat down with Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon for a wide-ranging half-hour interview that covered multiple topics. One of those, obviously, was football, football scheduling and the future of conferences.

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