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5. Michigan Wolverines

Does Lloyd Carr develop passers better than anyone?

Updated: August 20, 2003, 8:47 AM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN The Magazine
LAST SEASON: 10-3 (6-2 Big Ten)

Lloyd Carr is a creature of habit, which may explain why he dusts off his mountain-climbing metaphors every other preseason. This year's: "There are a lot of mountains out there to climb. We want to climb the highest one." That peak would be the Superdome in New Orleans, which happens to sit below sea level. But you get his point: keep the national championship in the (Big Ten) family.

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