Michigan is 2-2 and enduring one of the most disheartening starts, for Wolverine fans, in recent memory.
Meanwhile, Rich Rodriguez, the Wolverines' former coach, is off to a 4-0 start in Arizona that includes a stunning 49-45 win over California on Saturday night. The Wildcats scored 36 points in the fourth quarter and won the game on a 47-yard Hail Mary pass from quarterback Anu Solomon to receiver Austin Hill.
The win sets up what Rodriguez calls, in his postgame speech to his players in the video below, a "national showcase" game against undefeated and No. 2-ranked Oregon. That game is Thursday Oct. 2 at 10:30 p.m. on ESPN.