Defensive Recap: Michigan Downs Florida, 41-7

The Michigan Insider's Josh Newkirk and Sam Webb recap the defense in the 41-7 dismantling of Florida in the Citrus Bowl.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It was a Citrus Bowl to remember for Michigan on both sides of the ball as the Wolverines easily dispatch of Florida 41-7.

The Michigan Insider recaps a dominant performance by the U-M defense.

Harbaugh on team: "We always thought Michigan -- the foundation has been well placed at Michigan, so I wouldn't -- but they, I'm sure, you know, all guys that -- all people that like Michigan are really proud of the fellas and the way they played all year and they acquitted themselves well and they were on the Michigan man list because of the way they played.  And we're not saying this is the greatest year in the history of Michigan football.  Michigan football now has been around for a long, long time.  But this team, this team acquitted themselves very well."

- Redzone control: Michigan held Florida to 1-3 in the redzone and two interceptions.

- Second half dominance: Defensive line caused constant pressure on Treon Harris, Harris threw the ball away due to pressure on several occasions.

- Defensive control: Michigan held the Florida passing offense to 155 yards and 118 rushing yards.


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