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Michigan Vs. Western Michigan: Brady Hoke Era Officially Begins On Saturday

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Another eventful Michigan offseason is finally about to come to an end. In turn, the Brady Hoke era of Michigan football is set to begin. Hoke took the job in January, and on Saturday he will get to run out of the tunnel for a game for the first time as head coach of the Wolverines.

Below is a rundown of the pertinent information for Michigan's season opener against Western Michigan. This is the second time in the last three years that Western Michigan will help Michigan open the season. In 2009, Michigan beat Western Michigan, 31-7.

  • Date: Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011
  • Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
  • TV: ABC
  • Radio: Michigan Sports Network
  • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Stadium: Michigan Stadium

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