Nov 30, 2013; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Michigan Wolverines tight end Devin Funchess (87) celebrates after catching a pass in the touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan Football: Tidbits from CoachBT -- The Bowl Game

Posted at 4:00pm — 12/13/2013

Michigan Football: Tidbits from CoachBT — The Bowl Game

Michigan has basically five weeks to prep for Kansas State. (IMO) last week might be the most important. Michigan staff had a full week to reevaluate the team and its strengths and weaknesses. They have 15 practices to install and rep a new package that focuses on what this team does best.

One thing I would like to see on offense is what I call a specialty package that takes advantage of Funchess size and speed. Lets try and isolate him on a linebacker and make some mismatches. Move him around and use him like Michigan used Aaron Shea, line him up in the backfield and let him run the 3 level flood route. Put him in motion out of the backfield or from the slot. Throw the screen to him out of backfield. It opens up a lot of options.

One thing I would love to see on defense is on passing downs, nickle package move Frank Clark down to the 3-tech DT and try to get a push and some inside pressure and penetration.

1...GBMWolverine...M...AvatarAnd finally after getting pushed around by Ohio State, I want Michigan come out and be nasty and physical. If Kansas State quarterback runs, knock his D@MN Head Off.

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