University of Michigan center Jack Miller speaks after team's loss to Minnesota.


Ann Arbor — Michigan center Jack Miller acknowledged maybe it's time for the players to call a players-only meeting.

The Wolverines are 2-3 overall, 0-1 in the Big Ten after a 30-14 loss to Minnesota on Saturday.

"That's something we have to think about it," Miller said of a meeting. "What's going on right now is not acceptable, we all know that from Coach (Brady) Hoke, down. We need to do what we have to do to get it right."

This, however, is not an acknowledgment things are spiraling out of control, Miller said.

"No, I don't think so," he said. "People outside of Schembechler (Hall) have painted a certain picture, and it might not be that bad. We can't pay attention to that. All we can do is go to work every day and try to correct the things we're making mistakes on."

Hoke was asked if he heard the student section chanting, "Fire Brady."

"They were?" he said. "I didn't hear it. When you're in the moment, you really don't (hear anything). This is a big-boy business."

Hoke said he knows Michigan fans are frustrated.

"I would tell them No. 1, we know their frustration because we share their frustration," he said. "I would also tell them as a team we all take accountability for it, and we also are going to work together to rectify it."

Linebacker Joe Bolden said the Wolverines still have the goal of winning a Big Ten championship.

"We've made it harder on ourselves," Bolden said after the loss.

He was asked if he feels the pressure mounting on his coach.

"Ultimately, I keep going back to, it's lack of execution on our part," Bolden said. "We're not executing the game plan. It's our fault."

Hoke remains confident the team can turn things around.

"I think this team can still win the championship, I really do," Hoke said. "But we have to play much better and we have to support each other."