Posted November 02, 2012 on michigan.scout.com
In Part Three of GoBlueWolverine's weekly football preview, Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz discuss the match-up with Minnesota, what to look for offensively, and how the defense plans to attack the Golden Gophers freshman signal caller Philip Nelson.
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