ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- One of the reasons that Michigan started the season as a top-10 team and a favorite for the Big Ten championship game is the number of weapons they had on offense.
So far, much of that weaponry has been missing in action.
Thanks to Denard Robinson and some unexpected receivers, it hasn't hurt Michigan's record.
Top-ranked Alabama was always going to be too tough, and Robinson's 200200 game let the Wolverines hold off Air Force. It also shouldn't be a problem this week against hapless Massachusetts, which has been routed by Connecticut and Indiana in its first two FBS games.
After that, though, comes Notre Dame and the Big Ten season. That's when Brady Hoke and Al Borges are going to need to find a way to get some production from the running backs and wide receivers that were supposed to be a huge part of the offense.
When the running game struggled against Alabama, no one blinked an eye. Starting tailback Toussaint Fitzgerald was suspended, and the Crimson ...