Football

Junior quarterback Shea Patterson has improved Michigan’s quarterback game this season, throwing for 18 touchdowns.

When Shea Patterson announced his transfer to Michigan last December, he did it in the way any college student makes announcements: on Twitter.

Junior defensive end Rashan Gary had 1.5 sacks last week in the Wolverines’ 31-20 win over Indiana in Ann Arbor.

Tuesday afternoon, Rashan Gary faced reporters with a measured edge. Asked about his brief recruitment with Ohio State, Gary provided terse answers.

Senior running back Karan Higdon guaranteed a Michigan win against Ohio State on Monday.

Though the high-stakes game is fast-approaching, the expectations of provocative speech should no longer exist for this point of the season.

Safeties and special teams coordinator Chris Partridge is in his third season at Michigan.

Chris Partridge didn’t know Jim Harbaugh when he was hired.

Redshirt junior Jon Runyan Jr. had his first collegiate start against Notre Dame.

Jon Runyan Jr. was a household name among the Michigan offensive line.

Senior running back Karan Higdon passed the 1,000-yard mark against Rutgers.

With College Football Playoff hopes, the No. 4 Michigan football team (7-0 Big Ten, 9-1 overall) is looking for that top-four spot in the Cotton Bowl or Orange Bowl. Indiana (2-5, 5-5) needs a win just to be bowl eligible.

The Michigan football team went undefeated in Bennie Oosterbaan's first year at the helm, and though it missed out on the Rose Bowl in favor of Northwestern, it still earned a national championship.

In the spring of 1948, after leading the Michigan football team to a 10-0 record and its ninth National Championship, Fritz Crisler announced his retirement as head coach.

End Dick Rifenburg reaches for a pass in Michigan's 49-0 Rose Bowl win over USC to win a national championship.
The Michigan football team had easily made its way to the red zone, but the touchdown was eluding them. All it took was fullback Jack Weisenburger to push his way through for the one-yard score to give the Wolverines the lead.
Stan Fay helped Michigan to back-to-back national championships.

The era of football, the rulebook, the two teams playing — none of that matters. An average of 1.6 points per game is not a good stat.

The Michigan football team defeated Ohio Wesleyan in the first game at Michigan Stadium.

The 1927 season of Michigan football brought a new coach in Elton Wieman, following the retirement of Fielding Yost. It saw Bennie Oosterbaan become a first-team All-American for the third straight year. The Wolverines also graduated All-American quarterback and halfback Bennie Friedman.