A quick scan of the AP votes in the initial poll yielded one notion: the 2007 Wolverines little love from the national guys. I really don’t care at this point and it all comes out in the wash but…of the Gameday set, Herbstreit has Michigan #10, Fowler #7. Craig James of ABC has the Blue slotted #7 as well, and SI.com “guru” Stewart Mandel slots M sixth.
The Ann Arbor News’ John Heuser started the Wolverines at #4 while David Birkett of the Oakland Press thinks all is good in Ann Arbor with a #2 vote.
Speaking of Herbstreit, I heard Mike Hart speaking on Herby’s show on
1640 1460AM in Columbus on today, taped during the Big Ten kick-off. Hart likened Michigan’s defense in 2007 to the Buckeyes’ D last year, and as expected pumped up his defensive brethren. Michigan Mike also acknowledged that the individual goals do matter to him, but not before winning.