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The Michigan Wolverines took the field at Michigan Stadium on Saturday for their annual spring game. 25,000 faithful fans of the Maize and Blue braved the bleak weather forecast to get a glimpse of their beloved team. Springs game are usually pretty vanilla and this year’s edition fell into that category. The coaching staff doesn’t want to give away any secrets and the team itself is still a work in progress.
Here are some quick hitter thoughts from the game:
Denard Robinson played out the first series of downs and wasn’t seen again, aside from being a decoy receiver late in the scrimmage. The electric senior QB completed 2 of 3 passes for 13 yards.
Fitz Toussaint (RS Jr) looked to be in mid-season form with 39 yards on 5 carries.
Devin Gardner struggled with his passing and threw an interception when Blake Countess jumped the receivers route. Gardner was just as unremarkable running the ball and didn’t break for longer yardage until late in the game.
Running back Thomas Rawls (So)...
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