Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 3:46pm
Sophomore tight end Sean McKeon solidified himself as a reliable option in the Wolverine passing attack.

Michigan escaped Purdue with its first conference win of the season, and is now entering its bye week with Michigan State as the next team on the docket. The Daily breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly from Saturday’s game.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:15pm
Junior tight end Zach Gentry scored his first collegiate touchdown against Purdue at Ross-Ade Stadium on Saturday.

Zach Gentry put forth a breakout performance in a game that the Wolverines may have needed it more than ever, solidifying his journey from quarterback to tight end.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 9:16pm
Junior safety Tyree Kinnel and Michigan's secondary will be tested against Purdue's pass-heavy offense.

In short, what was once a rollover game is now a legitimate contest. Here’s what to watch for when Michigan opens its conference season Saturday:

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 8:41pm
Freshman receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones will be relied upon to fill the void left by the injured Tarik Black.

There is no question that Peoples-Jones has had his spotlight in the punt return game. Now, that spotlight is only getting brighter.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 10:24pm
Sophomore cornerback David Long credited Jourdan Lewis with helping him improve during his freshman year.

David Long said he still talks to Jourdan Lewis every day of the week — or at least three if he’s busy. And Long could arguably thank Lewis — who he dubbed as a role model — for his current starting role with the Wolverines.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 4:28pm
Sophomore wide receiver Keko Crawford is a member of Michigan's offensive unit that is still in search of its identity.

It’s not the discrepancies in production between Michigan’s offensive and defensive units that are the problem. More so, it’s that the defense knows what it is, while the offense is in search of an identity with less than a week until the Wolverines’ Big Ten opener.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 5:10pm
Redshirt junior defensive end Chase Winovich notched nine tackles (two for loss) and 1.5 sacks Saturday.

It’s no secret that the Wolverines’ defensive unit has been the highlight of what has been an oddly unconvincing three weeks of undefeated football. Against the Falcons, though, that same group took another step.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 8:03pm
Redshirt junior quarterback Wilton Speight has to be inaccurate downfield in order for Air Force to pull off the upset, according to Briggeman.

On Wednesday night, we spoke on the phone with Brent Briggeman — the Air Force beat writer for the Colorado Springs Gazette — to discuss the upcoming matchup between the Wolverines and Falcons.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:41pm
Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno teaches the Wolverines to fix their mistakes as soon as possible.

Michigan’s offensive coordinator was quick to emphasize that practice has been focused on the easily correctable mistakes that plagued the Wolverines against Cincinnati.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 5:20pm
Redshirt junior quarterback Wilton Speight has made uncharacteristic mistakes to open the season, but the starting job is still his, as it should be.

Speight isn’t a “rah-rah” guy, but he is a steadying force. That should be more than enough on a young team that will be prone to making mistakes — even if he is making them himself.

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