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Coach Catch Up: Michigan’s Tracy Smith Relishing Fresh Start


The best way to describe new Michigan head coach Tracy Smith is as an open book.

Smith is the genuine article. What you see is what you get, even if you don’t like a particular opinion — he has a lot of them — that he has.

Smith still has plenty of opinions and thoughts, only this time they come with a little Midwest and Michigan slant.

The 56-year-old head coach spent the first 18 seasons as a head coach in the Midwest. He earned his stripes in impressive fashion at his alma mater, Miami of Ohio, before heading to[…]