Found April 09, 2013 on FatManWriting:
It is not a good day for the Michigan Wolverines. With their basketball team suffering a close, hard-fought loss in Monday night's national championship the Wolverine Faithful could sure use something to make them smile. Something from one of its stars to make them feel proud to be a member of the Wolverine Nation would hit the spot; possibly provide some light on an otherwise dark day. Just don't look to former football stud Denard Robinson to provide it. The former Wolverine gridiron standout will likely get drafted in the later rounds due to his athletic ability alone. He's been smart enough not to tie himself down to quarterback; he wasn't a great one and would have probably gone undrafted had he insisted on staying behind center. With the right coaching though he could turn into a heck of a wide receiver or return man even. Today Denard was in Detroit to throw out the opening pitch for the Tigers/Blue Jays game. You would not know that he was one of...
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