games in East Lansing are pretty tight. Not saying UM can't or won't win, but rarely does UM have an easy game in East Lansing.
"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."