Football

The Michigan defense sacked Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson five times in the second half.

Michigan's defense, under the direction of Don Brown, stepped up to dominate Northwestern in the second half.

Michigan in a game against Northwestern at Ryan Field Saturday.

Michigan mounted a 17-point comeback to save itself from loss to unranked Northwestern.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will lead the Wolverines into their first road game since losing to Notre Dame.

The Daily spoke to Ella Brockway, a football beat reporter for The Daily Northwestern, who broke down what you should know about Northwestern ahead of Saturday’s matchup in Evanston

Redshirt junior tight end Zach Gentry had the second-most receiving yards of any Michigan player last season with 303.

First-year tight ends coach Sherrone Moore is working with a wide variety of players in his first season at Michigan.

Freshman defensive end Aidan Hutchinson has seen game action in all four of Michigan's matchups so far this season.

Four games into Hutchinson’s Michigan career, the hype is deafening. Hutchinson — barely 18 years old — has publicly tempered expectations.

In Michigan's loss of Maurice Hurst, fifth-year senior defensive tackle Lawrence Marshall saw an opportunity.

Briefly a four-star Ohio State recruit before committing to Brady Hoke’s staff in 2013, Marshall had just 11 career tackles at the end of last season. And after undergoing a move from defensive end to the interior, his future at Michigan seemed murky. But in the loss of Maurice Hurst, Marshall saw an opportunity.

Redshirt freshman quarterback Dylan McCaffrey has 126 yards and two touchdowns in three appearances.

Dylan McCaffrey is the newest member of the Michigan football team to learn the maxim.

Junior defensive end Rashan Gary had two tackles for loss against Nebraska.

Rashan Gary has become somebody that Jim Harbaugh can look to as an example of hard work.

Sophomore wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones had his second-career punt-return touchdown on Saturday.

The Daily breaks down what you missed when you left at halftime.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and his team have been dominant over the past three games.

The Daily breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly from Michigan's third-straight win.