Michigan, mighty Michigan, is hosting FCS program Delaware State in football this October.
We expect this sort of thing from the Texas Techs of the world, programs that typically take the paths of least resistance in non-conference scheduling. But Michigan, proud Michigan?
This is on top of playing Western Michigan (no pushover) and Eastern Michigan (uh, pushover). The Wolverines host the Hornets of Delaware State (5-6 last season) the week after they play at Iowa.
Thanks for that 12th game, NCAA. The power schools are really using it for some quality matchups.
The Detroit Free Press’ story on this dubious piece of scheduling: