Originally posted on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/24/12
Last week, the Michigan Wolverines debuted a new, exciting offensive scheme. Why didn't they use it against Ohio State? Against Iowa, Devin Gardner spent most of the game at quarterback, with Denard Robinson at his new superback slot. Robinson lined up at running back, slot receiver and took some direct snaps in the shotgun. Robinson was the focus of the Hawkeyes defense on every play, and that allowed Gardner to put six touchdowns on the board -- three running and three passing. Robinson didn't score, but he rushed for almost 100 yards as Michigan had their way with a baffled Iowa defense. This week? Even though a tweaked version of the system worked in the first half, giving Michigan a 21-20 lead, Brady Hoke and offensive coordinator Al Borges junked it in the second half. The results were disastrous. The Wolverines never crossed midfield in the last two quarters, and even though Michigan's defense valiantly held Ohio State to a pair of field goals, that was enough to beat ...
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