Nebraska doesn't play Wisconsin every year. Their protected game is PSU. If PSU craters because of the sanctions, then we're talking about a serious schedule imbalance within our own division. It's better to just dispense with the protected games altogether.
"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."