CURSES! I hope this does not happen, but we will see in the coming weeks…
"I know one thing for sure -- that we're going to play [Michigan] every year," Smith said. "We may end up playing the last game of the year, or not. I just don't know that yet."
Smith said his one unshakable objective at the start of the realignment discussion was to assure that Ohio State and Michigan would play every year. There is no danger of that being threatened. Beyond that, Smith said it's wise to let the process play out, step by step, without trying to insist on further requirements.
When asked if he were making the decision, would he put Michigan and Ohio State in the same conference division? Brandon paused then answered. "No."