Originally posted on Maize & Blue Nation  |  Last updated 10/1/11
 We're getting into a nice little habit of doing these "first half thought" posts. What do you think? • Michigan's helmets were adorned with the same numbers they used for the "legacy" jerseys for the Notre Dame game. According to Michigan radio prior to the game, this was a coaches decision and they will keep them for the rest of the season. The players love them. • Anytime you can get the ball first and drive down in score, especially 80 yards in 7 plays, it's always a plus. Couple that with a nice defensive 3-and-out, no better way to start a game. The only thing that can top that is doing it two times in a row...which is what Michigan did in this game. • Al Borges mixed it up very nicely in the start with some great pass plays and Devin Gardner lining up under center while Denard was in the backfield. The first play out of this look, a double handoff didn't work so great. But the second, a fake handoff and toss to Fitz Toussaint on the weak side was brilliant. How do yo...
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