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(106) 1989 Florida State - 27
(151) 1987 LSU - 22
LSU should have spent as much time on the practice field as their band did. Star wideout Wendell Davis was bottled up by FSU cornerback LeRoy Butler and RB Harvey Williams only had 46 rushing yards in the LSU loss.

(234) 1985 Air Force - 13
(23) 1997 Michigan - 21
Bart Weiss and the Air Force Academy actually hung in there for most of this game. Scott Thomas picked off a Brian Griese pass and returned it for a touchdown to give the Falcons a 7-0 lead in the second quarter. But Michigan's mighty defense held the Air Force offense out of the end zone for the full 60 minutes.


(106) 1989 Florida State - 20
(23) 1997 Michigan - 21
After compiling a 30-1 record in the first round as a school, it looked like Michigan might be a major factor in this tournament. Therefore it has to be at least a little surprising that there isn't a single Michigan team among the group of 37 that have played their way into the Bracket of Champions so far.

But the 1997 team finally got their chance here in the Bracket 23 Final.

Michigan's defense held opponents to fewer than 10 points per game during the 1997 season, and they were more than up to the task against Peter Tom Willis and the Seminoles. Charles Woodson (predictably) blanketed Lawrence Dawsey, holding the go-to wideout to just two catches.

FSU managed to manufacture a couple first half touchdowns by winning the field position battle and riding running backs Dexter Carter and Amp Lee.

Trailing 17-14 in the third quarter, Charles Woodson finally got loose. As he did in just about every game in '97, he made a huge play to break the game open. On the stage that is The Greatest Tournament of All Time, he stepped up his play even higher by returning a punt 78 yards for a touchdown.

The referees might as well have called the game off then because the Michigan defense dominated from then on out, only allowing 46 yards to the potent Seminoles offense in the fourth quarter.

1997 Michigan (#23 overall seed) advances to the Bracket of Champions. The Wolverines will face the winner of Bracket 42 in the first round.

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