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SportsMonday Column: Devin Gardner, Mr. Congeniality

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BY ALEJANDRO ZúñIGA

Michigan’s coaches aren’t even sure Gardner is the top quarterback on his team. He seems to have regressed, and he talks about his improvements as a man instead of his improvements as a football player.

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With one last chance, Michigan falls short on final drive

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BY MAX COHEN

The Wolverines are 2-4. On the final drive, they were a few plays away from 3-3. The statistics get worse by the week.

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Alexa Dettelbach: This is Michigan football

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BY ALEXA DETTELBACH

It’s no secret this has been a long season for the Wolverines. With another loss, this one 26-24 to Rutgers on Saturday night, fans are once again wondering: is this rock bottom?

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Rutgers beats Michigan, 26-24, earns first Big Ten win

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BY ALEJANDRO ZúñIGA

After Michigan receiver Amara Darboh dropped a would-be first-down catch with 3:07 remaining, senior kicker Matt Wile’s 56-yard attempt was blocked. The Scarlet Knights ran out the clock to seal the result.

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Breakdown: Distractions loom large against evenly matched teams

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BY GREG GARNO

The Wolverines have never played Rutgers, but after they struggled in the month of September — most recently in a 30-14 loss to Minnesota last week — the expectations have changed.

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Two oldest FBS football programs to meet for first time

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BY MAX COHEN

Though the Scarlet Knights are new to the Big Ten, the program’s history is lengthy. Rutgers participated in the first-ever college football game, defeating Princeton, 6-4, on Nov. 6, 1869.

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Q&A with The Daily Targum writer Greg Johnson

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BY ALEJANDRO ZúñIGA

The Daily Targum writer Greg Johnson discusses the blackout, injuries, Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova and more.

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Behind Enemy Lines: Rutgers coach Kyle Flood

BY ALEXA DETTELBACH

The Rutgers football team has jumped out to a surprising 4-1 start with its only loss came three weeks ago at the hands of Penn State. Michigan coach Brady Hoke said Wednesday that Rutgers is a “well-coached football team” whose success begins with coach Kyle Flood.

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First on Michigan Daily

Dave Brandon speaks out on ‘mistake’ in Shane Morris controversy

Teresa Mathew/Daily

BY JEN CALFAS

Two days after a student protest called for Brandon’s termination, he sat down for an interview with The Michigan Daily Thursday to answer questions that have been on the minds of members of the Michigan community.

  • Data Analysis: Students are a minority of petition signatures
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    VIDEO: The Boardroom (Episode 3)

    BY SIMON KAUFMAN

    This week on The Boardroom we breakdown the Michigan football fiasco, talk about the response from coach Brady Hoke and Athletic Director Dave Brandon and discuss how students are reacting.

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