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Stout defense leads No. 7 Michigan vs. Air Force

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Inexperience isn't an issue for the University of Michigan defense this season.

No one questioned the Wolverines' talent, but after Michigan lost all but one defensive starter, there figured to be some growing pains. Instead, the unit is simply inflicting pain on the opposition.

The No. 7 Wolverines have scored three defensive touchdowns, one more than they have given up, while defeating Florida and Cincinnati.

A 36-14 home win over the Bearcats last Saturday was keyed by their opportunistic defense.

"There was a lot of good," coach Jim Harbaugh said. "We dodged a couple of bullets and scored two touchdowns on defense.