In what may kindly be deemed a defensive struggle — and not so kindly, a downright ugly game — the twenty-third ranked Wolverines improved to 17-5 overall and 6-3 in Big Ten play with a 62-47 win over Rutgers.
In the latest — and certainly not last — rotation of the Michigan football coaching carousel, Scott Turner has accepted a job as the quarterbacks coach for the Carolina Panthers, according to an ESPN report.
Turner, formerly the Wolverines’ senior offensive analyst, leaves Harbaugh’s staff less than a year after he was hired. Word of Turner’s hiring comes just hours after his father and long-time NFL coach, Norv, was named Carolina’s offensive coordinator.
Just four weeks ago — on the road against Ohio State — Michigan coughed up a 20-point first half lead, scored just 18 second half points and left Columbus winless and with an identity crisis to repair.