"The amount of professionalism that he has ... there's probably not another guy in the country that would have handled it the same way," Durkin said. "He's not only one of the best coaches in the country, he's one of the best people. He absolutely has the respect of everyone -- coaches and players, alike."
"This is a special place from the academics to the history and traditions of Michigan football. All of the great men who have worn the winged helmet- for all of us - it’s where we’ve always wanted to be. It’s great working with these kids."