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Posted on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 : 4:23 p.m.

Pete Bigelow and Mike Rothstein preview Saturday's Michigan-Wisconsin game

By Rich Rezler sports reporters Pete Bigelow and Michael Rothstein break down -- and predict the winner of -- Saturday's football game between Michigan and Wisconsin.



Sat, Nov 20, 2010 : 11:27 a.m.

The end of the RR era begins today. A 40 point loss today and 28 point loss next week should seal the deal. If two more embarrassing loses don't get RR canned then this program is doomed!


Sat, Nov 20, 2010 : 10:48 a.m.

Jaxon5 David brandon would have been better off switching to Fried Chicken. David brandon took over Dominoes pizza from THE Tom Monahan and took dominoes from the premier pizza joint in the nation, and almost ran it into the ground. Have you seen the commercials where Dominoes is apologizing for their terrible Pizza, and is trying to convince the public that NOW they use toppings made of meat and actual "Cheese"? Thats what Brandon brings to the table. David brandon wouldn't know the difference if the Michigan Football team took the field in checkered shorts and knee high socks and started kicking a round ball back and forth, as long as the money kept rolling in he'd be just fine with it. David brandon may be a Michigan grad, and he may have had an impressive job, but hes no leader, and he wouldn't know bad business if it rang the doorbell and was handed to him in a disgusting greasy box. On topic: I will keep HOPE alive for a win, but ive not talked any crap at work this week as i am PREPARING for the loss. I just hope State looses, thatll take some of the sting out. Go Purdue!

Michael Rothstein

Sat, Nov 20, 2010 : 9:51 a.m.

81, I am not discounting Michigan's offensive line play. Schilling and Molk are NFL-caliber offensive linemen probably mid-round picks this year (Schilling) and next (Molk) and Lewan will grow into one. Not sold on Omameh yet. But J.J. Watt is a Top 10 pick and Michigan showed last week it struggled with Kerrigan. Watt is every bit as good.... It's not a blowout situation there, but I think Watt is going to be disruptive.


Sat, Nov 20, 2010 : 9:39 a.m.

Dave Brandon should realize Michigan's conversion to Big East-style play was a huge strategic error. Imagine if Domino's converted its pizza business to fried chicken. It would be a disaster. Three years of beat-downs in the Big 10 should make it clear that Michigan's conversion should never have happened. It was a huge strategic mistake. It will take another three years or more to clean it up.


Sat, Nov 20, 2010 : 6:56 a.m.

Michigan 37 - Wiscy 35.


Sat, Nov 20, 2010 : 1:45 a.m.

With Ohio State looming next week, and wisconsin posting 82 points against Indiana last week, i would expect Whisky to come into A2 with Both guns blazing. Coach Bullima (Or whatever it is) knows that they need to beat michigan by more points than Ohio State beats michigan, or Ohio state may well jump them in the Polls next week. Wisconsin coach kn ows whats going on (Although he wont admit it) Coach Tress knows whats going on (Although he wont admit it) Rodriguez needs to pull a defensive Geenie out of his pocket the next two weeks and hope neither game gets out of hand. Sure, Michigan has a chance to win both games, anyone who knows anything about the Big ten knows that, but realisticly i think both teams are going to have a stetment game against michigan


Fri, Nov 19, 2010 : 10:40 p.m.

I went to the Wisconsin website and their 'Remember the Alamo' theme all week has been to remember what happened in Ann Arbor in 2008 when Wisconsin blew a 19-0 lead en route to a 27-25 loss. They really want some payback in this one and, although they didn't specifically say it, I think they will blow out Michigan big if they have an opportunity to do so just to leave no doubt that they are the big dog on the block this year. Hopefully, U-M won't allow that to happen.


Fri, Nov 19, 2010 : 6:52 p.m.

Rothstein: Don't discount the talent of Michigan's offensive line vis a vis the NFL. Remember this is a young line and there's a lot of talent there. I can easily see Schilling, Molk, Lewan, and Omameh playing on Sundays.


Fri, Nov 19, 2010 : 6:38 p.m.

Michigan cannot hang with the middle to top Big 10 teams. It's been proven time and time again this season and unfortunately over the last three seasons. There is no hate involved. Just facts.


Fri, Nov 19, 2010 : 6:24 p.m.

I would like to thank Rich and friends for recruiting out players of a large size who would help to control the Wisky O-line.


Fri, Nov 19, 2010 : 6:02 p.m.

+1 Wisconsin is motivated to control its own destiny +1 Wisconsin scored 83 vs Indiana which has defense similar to Mich +1 Wisconsin beat OSU - something Mich has not done in...forever +1 Wisconsin rushing attack is best in the conference It all adds up to a big Wisconsin victory.


Fri, Nov 19, 2010 : 5:21 p.m.

Mike Rothstein, what are you talking about? Wisconsin's probably going to go to the rose bowl? Uh... Michigan State controls their own destiny right now. If MSU beats Purdue and Penn State then they go to the rose bowl... and Purdue and Penn State don't look too strong right now.


Fri, Nov 19, 2010 : 5:08 p.m.

come on guys! We are at home. Looked what happened to Iowa at Northwestern. PICK MICHIGAN!!