Midweek Roundup: Bacon is Good For You Edition, 9/9/09

*Angel discusses focusing following a marquis victory.  From Brandon Graham...

"This is just step one," Graham said. "We've got to get ready for Notre Dame."

*Rittenburg discusses Michigan moving past the drama.  From Obi...
"We worked hard over the summer, and this is the outcome," Ezeh said. "You don't need to hear it from us. You don't need to ask any more questions. Just watch the game."

*In former Sparty news, the Lions have sued Charles Rogers for $6.1 million

 in signing bonuses now that he will forever be known as the second biggest bust in NFL draft history behind Ryan Leaf.

*Manny Harris has been named to Fox's All-American second team according to AnnArbor.com.

*If KFC's double down sandwich is not enough for you, you should try the quadruple down sandwich.

*You too can play Michigan Football.  Rich Rodriguez is holding open tryouts on Sept 16th.

*More poetic ramblings from RBUAS.

*The Wall Street Journal discusses the predictable unpredictability of the Michigan-Notre Dame matchup.

It's so unpredictable it's actually predictable: Expect the favorite to struggle. Over the last 20 matchups, the favorite in the Notre Dame-Michigan game is 8-11-1. Against the point spread, the favorite is 3-17, meaning it failed to win by the margin set by Las Vegas oddsmakers almost every time.

*A Sporting News preview of Michigan - Notre Dame.
Michigan leads the series 20-15-1 and has an 11-7 edge in Ann Arbor, including 38-0 victories in 2003 and 2007. The Irish have lost nine of their last 12 road openers.