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Showdown: Sam Webb Teases Epic Michigan vs. Alabama Rose Bowl Clash on The Paul Finebaum Show!



Sam Webb from The Michigan Insider joined The Paul Finebaum Show on Friday to analyze the upcoming Rose Bowl matchup between Michigan and Alabama. The discussion covered Alabama’s decision not to use iPads due to the sign gate allegations against Michigan, the struggles of Michigan’s offense in the latter part of the season, the quarterback matchup, and other aspects. To watch the complete interview, you can click the embedded video at the bottom of this article.

Earlier in the day, Michigan offensive coordinator Sherrone Moore shared his insights into the challenges posed by the Crimson Tide defense in Monday’s game.

Moore emphasized the physicality of the Alabama defense, highlighting their excellent fundamentals, technique, gap discipline, and overall athleticism. He acknowledged that every player on the Alabama defense is likely to be drafted and have a long NFL career. Moore sees a talented group that plays cohesively as a team, similar to Michigan’s defense. Despite recognizing Alabama as a formidable opponent, Moore expressed the team’s excitement to face them, aiming to match their physicality and dominance.

This challenge is particularly evident in the front line, where Alabama boasts an elite pass rush led by All-American defensive end Dallas Turner.

Describing the Alabama players as long, physical, fast, and high-effort, Moore noted instances of Turner’s impressive pursuit and tackles from long distances. He acknowledged the need for Michigan to play with immense strain and technique, emphasizing their preparedness and strategic plan to counter the edge rushers. Moore compared the upcoming clash to a heavyweight boxing match, emphasizing the mutual efforts of both teams to attack and make plays.

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