Michigan football junior captain Devin Bush Jr. made his rivalry thoughts clear.
He doesn’t like Ohio State. But he hates Michigan State.
Speaking with WXYT-FM (97.1)’s “Jame and Stoney Show,” in an interview that aired Friday, Bush was asked which of Michigan’s rivals he disliked more.
“I hate Michigan State, I don’t like Michigan State,” Bush said. “I don’t like Ohio State either, but I just don’t like Michigan State. I don’t even want to touch their green.
“I don’t like Michigan State.”
Bush is 1-1 at U-M against the Spartans, as the Wolverines’ scored a 32-23 win over MSU in East Lansing in 2016 before falling 14-10 last year in Ann Arbor.
Michigan and MSU will play at Spartan Stadium this season on Oct. 20.
Meantime, the Wolverines are off to a 1-1 start this season after an opening loss at Notre Dame and a follow-up win over Western Michigan last week. Michigan looks to get its second win Saturday against SMU (3:30 p.m, Saturday).
Earlier in the offseason, Bush explained how this season was beyond important for Michigan as he and the rest of his teammates viewed this as the group’s lone shot to make a run at a title.
No one knows who will be back next season, making 2018 very important.
“A lot of things change in college football as you guys can see. Coaches leave, players leave, people graduate, people go on to pursue their dreams in the NFL,” Bush said on the show. “Who knows what’s going to happen next year? Who knows what these coaches are going to do and what’s going to happen?
“We get one shot with this group. … There’s only one time you’re all going to be together.”
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