Denard Robinson will forever be a heroic figure to Michigan football fans.
But this week, he probably should have kept his mouth shut and focused on his NFL career.
Robinson appeared on the Big Ten Network on Wednesday to talk about this weekend's Michigan-Notre Dame game -- a rivalry that helped make his legend with last-minute victories in 2010 and 2011. In the process of his TV appearance, he opened an old wound that isn't going to help the Wolverines.
When asked about Michigan's biggest rivalries, Robinson couldn't resist taking a shot at Michigan State.
"Of course, we've got to say that Ohio is the biggest one," he said, following Brady Hoke's rule of never referring to Ohio State by its full name. "(Then) Notre Dame and (third) Michigan State, our little brothers."
Really, Denard? Are you sure you think that's a good idea?
At least when Mike Hart coined that nickname, it was at the end of a career where he went 4-0 against the Spartans.
The Wolverines went 1-3 when you ...