Michigan’s Draft Success - Yet Another Letdown

The unfortunate events of September 1st are seven months and 27 days ago. But the University of Michigan’s defeat at the hands of Division 1-AA Appalachian State still stings. This weekend’s NFL draft only helped to make that pain even more vivid.

Appalachian State 34-32

You see, Michigan’s 2007 season wasn’t supposed to be so bad. After the surprisingly awesome 2006 season, hopes were high in Ann Arbor. Offensive studs Chad Henne, Mike Hart, and Jake Long were coming back to school, just to win a championship. Along with standout receivers Mario Manningham and Adrian Arrington, the Wolverines were ranked as high as #5 in the preseason. Then It happened. Read more…