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Reason #1 to have more than one sportsbook--line shopping and no not Black Friday---The UConn-Louisville line varies from -10.5 to -12 this morning---being able to get what you want makes a difference.
Wolverines Wide Outs thrive with the QB Change-- Jeremy Gallon has 16 receptions for 299 yards since Gardner took over three games ago; he had 18 receptions for 318 yards in the Wolverines' first eight games. The same holds true for Roy Roundtree (12 receptions for 286 yards in the past three games to 13 receptions for 175 yards pre-Gardner).
The Wolverines will throw a new-look offense at the Buckeyes. Quarterback Devin Gardner took over when Denard Robinson went down with nerve damage in his throwing elbow and stayed at QB when Robinson returned last week. With Robinson serving as wide receiver, running back and option quarterback, Michigan rolled up 513 total yards in a 42-17 victory. Gardner threw for three touchdowns and rushed for three more. Hoke has suggested that Robinson may be able to throw some passes this week, though Gardner will likely start under center.
The obvious shortcoming in Michigan's offense leading into next weekend will be the loss of running back Fitzgerald Toussaint, who hasn't done a lot this season but gashed Ohio State's defense for 120 yards last year. Instead, Meyer and his staff will need to rely on game-planning against the Wolverines' run game while using limited film of sophomore Thomas Rawls and virtually none of redshirt freshman Justice Hayes.