Originally posted on The Majors Ann Arbor  |  Last updated 9/6/13
Michigan head coach Brady Hoke has always been pretty good for a sound bite but what he said on The Dan Patrick Show today has the whole nation listening. During the interview Patrick posed a hypothetical question to Hoke asking him to finish the sentence, “If Johnny Manziel was your quarterback…” Hoke’s response was bold to say the least: If Johnny Manziel’s our quarterback, he’d probably be playing behind Devin Gardner. Devin Gardner, I’ve got a lot of faith in. …We try and educate the kids here. This has always been about the team, the team, the team. If they’re going to celebrate, and they’re going to express themselves, do it with your teammates. Do it with the other 10 guys on that field that helped you make whatever great play happen. Here’s an extended YouTube video of the interview. The Manziel/Garnder comments can be heard around the 7 minute mark. Now immediately one might label Hoke as being crazy or perhaps just a head coach supporting his own guy. But just how off base is
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