With Brandon Peters finally in at quarterback, Michigan's offense surged, the passing game connected and the Wolverines defeated Rutgers in a comfortable 35-14 win.
It took a season and a half, but redshirt freshman Brandon Peters finally played a legitimate series at quarterback for the Michigan football team.
After fifth-year senior quarterback John O’Korn threw for just 13 yards with an interception, Michigan made the switch to Peters on its fifth drive of the game, who threw for 69 yards and a touchdown.
Peters dropped a lofted pass to sophomore running back Chris Evans late in the first half for his first-ever touchdown pass.
The Daily spoke with Ryan Dunleavy, a Rutgers beat reporter for NJ.com, to talk about the Scarlet Knights’ season and what Michigan fans can expect to see this weekend.
The Daily breaks down what you can expect when Michigan faces Rutgers for its homecoming weekend.
Each team’s passing game is practically non-existent, so both have been relying on the ground game to carry the offense.
Juwann Bushell-Beatty has earned a starting job on the offensive line, bringing seasoned leadership to the struggling unit.
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley carved up the nation’s No. 1 defense in the Nittany Lions’ 42-13 win, validating his case as the best player in college football.
Michigan scarcely beat Indiana last week and now faces a superior opponent in No. 2 Penn State (3-0, 6-0). Here’s what to watch for when the Wolverines, nine-point underdogs, take on Penn State this weekend.
A loss to No. 2 Penn State removes the Wolverines from the College Football Playoff discussion, but a win keeps those hopes alive.
Saquon Barkley’s presence pits an elite offense against an elite defense. And if Michigan wants to pull off the upset, stopping him is the first step.