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Stephen Spanellis has, as Harbaugh called it, football smarts — and as his performance Saturday showed, he’s still able to be effective, especially when working with Michael Onwenu.
Harbaugh at no point definitively said that either Peters or O’Korn would start, but it does seem more probable than not that Peters will be the one to step out on the field with the Wolverines’ starting offense.
Michigan fans asked to see the future. Harbaugh, in part, granted their wish.
The Daily breaks down Michigan’s win in this week’s edition of the good, the bad and the ugly.
The Wolverines targeted 10 different receivers in an effort to jumpstart its struggling passing game. Evans was the only one who came away with a touchdown.
After a dismal performance in State College, the offensive line established that it is capable of protecting its quarterback and sparking the ground game against Rutgers.
That was the biggest difference between Peters and his new backup. He did all the simple tasks that were asked of him.
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.
While the Wolverines might be tempted to overlook them, this isn’t the same Scarlet Knights team as 2016. Here’s what to watch for when they face off Saturday.