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Urban Meyer Reacts To What He Saw From Michigan On Saturday

Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talk on the field prior to their game.

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 26: (R-L) Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes and Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talk on the field prior to their game at Ohio Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

One of the biggest question marks for Michigan entering this season was at quarterback. After seeing how he performed this past weekend, Joe Milton might just be the real deal.

Milton completed 15-of-22 pass attempts for 225 yards and a touchdown. He also had 52 yards and a score on the ground.

On Monday, former Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer shared his thoughts on Michigan's performance during a brief appearance on the Big Ten Network. It's evident that Meyer liked what he saw from Wolverines offensive coordinator Josh Gattis.

“I went back and re-watched it and I thought [Josh] Gattis did a heck of a job,” Meyer said. “That is a legitimate spread offense, and he has options. [Milton] wasn’t really an aggressive runner, but a really good runner. I think he is just going to get better. He is a giant athlete now."

Meyer also applauded Gattis for his RPO offense, which clearly plays to Milton's strengths.

The fact that Meyer is giving some praise to the Wolverines puts into perspective how dominant they were against the Golden Gophers on Saturday. Gattis' offense should have even more success this weekend when it takes on a Michigan State team that struggled to stop Rutgers in its season opener. Another strong performance from Gattis and Milton would certainly quiet any doubt that still remains.

We asked @CoachUrbanMeyer for his Week 1 B1G takes.

From Joe Milton and Michigan to the Penn State-Indiana finish, it's all ⬇️. pic.twitter.com/BDeQJx5T5v

— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) October 27, 2020

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