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Michigan Punter Blake O'Neill Speaks For First Time Since Loss To Michigan State

A general view of Michigan's football stadium.

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 10: General view of the fans filling University of Michigan Stadium prior to the start of the game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on September 10, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Michigan punter Blake O'Neill spoke with the media for the first time since the broken play that led to a last-second Michigan State victory inside the Big House Saturday afternoon. 

Most would assume O'Neill climbed into a hole and hid after the botched play, especially after the disgusting backlash be received on social media, but that wasn't the case. He seemed in good spirits and ready to move forward, and was smart enough to avoid social media, according to MLive's Nick Baumgardner.

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O'Neill's family has been in town, which has likely helped keep his mind off it. Never a bad thing to have a good support system.

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It's always good to see a player with such a level head, and it's hard not to root for him.