University of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Students: 42,716 (Undergrads 27,407)
2012 Record: 8-4 overall, 6-2 Big 10
Head Coach: Brady Hoke (2nd season as head coach 19-6 record)
All-time record vs. USC: 1-1 with last meeting in 1985
Outback Bowl record: 3-1, first trip since 2003 (Michigan 38 Florida 30)
For the second year in a row, USC will take on a Big 10 team on New Year's Day. Last year, the Gamecocks had plenty of success against Nebraska in Orlando and this year, the Gamecocks will look to do the same against Michigan in Tampa. If the Gamecocks can pull off the victory they will make history by having back-to-back 11 win seasons.
This will be the third time in school history that the Gamecocks and Wolverines will meet on the football field but this is the first time in a bowl game. Michigan has the most all-time wins in NCAA BCS division with 903 victories.
Michigan Offense: Denard Robinson is Michigan's offense, an...