Michigan Wolverines offensive coordinator Al Borges revealed that he has poured over countless hours of game tape in order to pinpoint the main reason for the Maize and Blue’s difficulties away from Ann Arbor.
The Wolverines are 13-4 under coach Brady Hoke but all four losses have come on the road and Borges admitted that they must start winning on a consistent basis away from Michigan Stadium to be considered an elite team.
“What I did over the last two weeks is I took every game we played on the road and went over every tape and looked at how I went about calling the offense on the road as opposed to how I went about calling the offense at home and took every single play we ran and evaluated it,” he said during a press conference on Monday.
“It’s harder to play on the road. It’s always an issue, but you can’t always use that as an excuse because good teams win on the road.”
Borges went on to say that the sky is not falling on the Wolverines and believes they can top the Legends Division.
“I feel like we can win the Big Ten. If we are playing like we are capable of playing then we can win the Big Ten.”
Michigan kicks off the Big Ten portion of its schedule against the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday in West Lafayette.
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