I am starting to think Navy controls their own destiny for the access bowl. Only two spots behind Western Michigan and Navy has an extra game to play. With us still being ranked, it boosts their resume. Throw in the politics involved and there very well could be a lot of upset fans in Michigan.
We’ll get some votes in the preseason, but I’d be surprised if we’re ranked. A lot will depend on if Kyle Allen is our starter and who we hire as coach. If we bring in Holgorsen and Allen is the starter with all our returnees and Ed Oliver, I could see us in the 20’s.
For all the talk about how we get no national respect, to see us ranked 24 after losing 3 conference games makes me feel like the tides are turning a bit. This has been the weirdest year ever. Beat two top 5 teams, but lose to SMU and Memphis? I’m so ready to put this year behind us.