ATLANTA – Although Michigan have lost at least the last two games in their third consecutive season, Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh said he expects no major changes to his program or coaching staff.
The Wolverines started 10-1 This season, however, rival Ohio State 62-39 entered the regular season finale – the highest points Michigan allowed in the stormy rivalry – and lost to the Chickfil on Saturday -A Peach Bowl.
"I think we will take what we have and reload and streamline a new season, and continue to work to outperform them," said Harbaugh.
Lamical Perine had a 5-yard scoring catch and a 53-yard touchdown on Saturday's 10th attack from Florida, which helps the Gators make their comeback season with a 41
The Gators and their offense buzz with it, while the Wolverines end their third consecutive season with losses against Oh State and an opponent in the bowl.
The Wolverines are in four seasons 38:14 under Harbaugh, the third-highest paid coach in college football with an annual salary of approximately $ 7.5 million. Only Alabama's Nick Saban ($ 8.3 million) and Clemson's Dabo Swinney ($ 7.6 million) are paid higher.
Harbaugh's teams are now 4-0 against Buckeyes, 2-2 against Michigan State and 1-3 in bowl games. His last three teams were 21-3 before 31 October, 7-8 thereafter.
"It was a very good season," said Harbaugh. "It would have been a great season if we had won this match, but we did not make it, my feeling for the team is that we are at the top of the league, but we have to beat it, especially in the big games at the end of the game The Wolverines played the Gators without four of their best players – the leading rusher Karan Higdon, the offensive duel against Juwann Bushell-Beatty, the defender Devin Bush Jr. and the defender Rashan Gary – who discarded the bowl to recover from injuries or to prepare for the NFL draft.
Harbaugh believed that his team was emotionally ready to play Florida.
"I thought they were emotionally ready, yes," he said.