"Obviously you can't give the ball away, and right now we've got a major league problem ... We've gotta fix it. because that's not gonna win ya any championships."
Head coach Brady Hoke's message was pretty clear following his teams squeaky win at UConn on Saturday.
Turnovers are an issue for the Wolverines, for sure. With 14 in just four games, only one FBS team has more turnovers so far this season.
Who's to blame? Devon Gardner is taking a lot of heat from fans, with five interceptions in the past two games alone against "lesser" teams
Perhaps in keeping his real postgame thoughts pretty close to the vest, the only words of advice that Hoke said he would offer Gardner were, "Don't overthink things."
Are these problems fixable? Hoke thinks so, adding that his players "realize the things that they need to do better, and we've give them the tools to do those things better."
As for the defense and their pass rush, Hoke said that after a weeks full of work on fundamentals and technique, they "still have a long way to go."
So much was made about the team's lack of focus before the first near-sudden disaster against
For their efforts, the Wolverines dropped three spots to number 18 in the latest AP college football poll.
Some good news -- Desmond Morgan named Athlon Sports Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week.