Scout has CFN's unit ratings. Michigan's offense does pretty well; for example, running backs, offensive line and overall offense are all rated in the 20's. The defense on the other hand is rated 53 overall. Thus, if you believe CFN,if the defense performs, this could be a very satisfying season.
"He makes it really easy on you as a coach because he has tremendous football instincts," Michigan tight ends coach Jay Harbaugh said. "Things come really naturally to him. He doesn't have to see things too many times. He has a good sense for how things should look and feel, and he's a tough, physical guy."