The Outback Bowl on New Year's Day was one of the worst collapses in recent memory.  But was it a surprise?  Fans that I talked to had more than the usual "doom & gloom" that Michigan fans have had lately before the game.  In fact, many don't see things getting better.

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But I think former Wolverine Amani Toomer said it best recently on a Detroit radio station: 'I'm a frustrated fan.  I think what Michigan signed up for was a Nick Saban or an Urban Meyer.  We signed up for somebody who was going to come in and change the culture.  I mean we had a great first year.  The first 2 years I was excited, but last year he had his best team and they lose to Ohio State.  That was a heart breaker.  and this year they lose to Ohio State embarrassingly.  they lose to Michigan State, another embarrassment.  I just think we deserve better than this.  To me, that's not a supermodel, that's Paris Hilton.  That's somebody who's given us nothing, but oh we're going to Rome.  Oh we wear Michael Jordan shoes.  I don't care.  I want to beat Michigan State.  I want to beat Ohio State.  That's the passion I have for the program.'



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