Football

Blake O'Neill is recovering from the failed punt play that ended Saturday's game.

O’Neill met with the media Tuesday at Michigan’s Schembechler Hall, choosing to face the sudden burst of attention coming his way, not run from it.

The Daily looks back on the good, the bad and the ugly from Michigan’s 27-23 loss Saturday.

Jourdan Lewis battled with Aaron Burbridge all afternoon.

Before the final play, the Wolverines and their in-state rivals were more even than they had been in three years.

The ending to Saturday's Michigan-Michigan State game left everyone in attendance stunned.

You weren’t supposed to be standing in Michigan Stadium, your mouth open and your eyes wide. You weren’t supposed to be paralyzed at your seat, unable to move a muscle for 15 minutes. It was inexplicable, unfathomable. It all was.

Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett walks onto the field before the game against Michigan State Saturday.

An open letter from Jim Hackett, the University’s interim athletic director.

Students look on in shock after Michigan's last-second loss to Michigan State.

Michigan was 10 seconds away from exorcising its demons against the Spartans, 10 seconds away from proving its legitimacy for another week.

Redshirt junior defensive tackle Willie Henry is pulled down by Michigan State offensive lineman Kodi Kieler.

Some Wolverines lay on the field, bodies frozen, after their stunning last-second defeat. Others sprinted into the tunnel as quickly as they could.

Michigan State players carry the Paul Bunyan trophy into the locker room following their 27-23 win over Michigan.

As Michigan and Michigan State lined up for the play that changed one game, and potentially two seasons, Connor Cook had only a sliver of hope.

Michigan State tight end Paul Lang celebrates with the Paul Bunyan trophy.

A nightmare finish prevented the Wolverines, up by two with 10 seconds to play, from finishing off a win against their in-state rivals.

Michigan's radio broadcasters still hold an esteemed position within the program.

For 68 years, the voice of Michigan football belonged to just two people.