Is the Fiesta Bowl a battle of two Big Ten type schools? An early Michigan preview

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Dononvan Edwards has stepped in for the injured Blake Corum in the Michigan backfield (The Associated Press/Michael Conroy).



By David Beaudin
Frogs Today staff writer 


After the announcement that TCU will take on Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl, Frogs Today will turn its attention to breaking down the Wolverines and what to expect from the team up north.

(Sorry, Ohio State, we are going to borrow your tagline for the month of December.) 

As the College Football Playoff grows near, we are going to continue to peel back layers of the Frogs’ opponent and what to expect 3 p.m. New Year’s Eve in Glendale, Ariz.

Yes, a wolverine is a muscular carnivore, a solitary animal and, of course, is the largest land-dwelling member of the Mustelidae family — all as you suspected.

Michigan fans, if you are checking in, make sure your mascot search is under lizards in order to understand more about horned frogs. Right, not the amphibious creatures you most likely imagined. 

Clear as mud?

Now that we have gotten the Wikipedia notes out in the open, let’s take a deeper look at what to expect from the No. 2 Wolverines on the football field and how they matchup against No. 3 TCU in this semifinal playoff game. 

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