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Kirk Herbstreit Has Brutally Honest Reaction To Michigan's Struggles

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SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 05: Kirk Herbstreit of ESPN attends the Party At The Playoff at The GlassHouse on January 5, 2019 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for ESPN)

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit weighed in on Michigan's struggles at Wisconsin during this morning's College GameDay show.

The noted ESPN analyst didn't hold back.

"I've never seen a good Michigan team look that bad and get that out-coached," Herbstreit said of Michigan's 35-14 loss at Wisconsin.

Herbstreit added that he's not giving up on the Wolverines, but they need to get better in several areas, especially the line of scrimmage.

"They've got to win the line of scrimmage," Herbstreit said. "When was the last time Michigan had a running back that struck fear in your hearts?"

Michigan totaled just 40 rushing yards on 19 carries against the Badgers. The Wolverines have a talented group of wide receivers, but it's tough to get anything going in the passing game when no one fears your running game.

This was just one loss for the Wolverines, though, and Herbstreit isn't giving up on them.

"I'm not giving up on this team at all, but that was as bad as it's ever been last week," he said.

Michigan has a great chance to get back in the win column today. The Wolverines host Rutgers in Ann Arrbor.