With rivalry week ramping up both north and south of the Ohio-Michigan border, Wolverines past and present seem to be feeling pretty confident.
“I've lost too many years of bets to Ohio State guys, Michigan State guys,” New England Patriots quarterback and proud Michigan alumnus Tom Brady told a Boston radio station Monday. “But this is our year, baby...
“(The Wolverines) have a great chance going to the Horseshoe. I think we're going to kick their butt.”
Tom Brady to @KirkAndCallahan (re: Michigan): "I've lost too many years of bets to Ohio State guys, Michigan State guys. But this is our year, baby...They have a great chance going to the Horseshoe. I think we're going to kick their butt. We got a great defense..."
“Yeah, I do. That’s how I feel,” Higdon said when asked if he would following in the footsteps of current Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who guaranteed (and delivered) a victory over Ohio State in 1986 when he was the quarterback for the Wolverines. “I believe firmly in my brothers and this team and this coaching staff, and as a captain, I’ll take that stand. Why not?”
At least one Buckeye — Michigan native Mike Weber — was not impressed with Higdon’s words.