Senior running back De'Veon Smith celebrates after a touchdown against Penn State on Saturday.
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Five sacks and stifling defense, especially on third down, have given the fourth-ranked Wolverines a 28-0 halftime lead.

Sophomore running back Karan Higdon runs the ball to help Michigan defeat Penn State 49-10 on Saturday.
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Higdon played the best game of his career with nine carries for 81 yards and two touchdowns.

Shane Morris says attending Michigan has been a dream come true, despite his fate on the field.
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Shane Morris was expected to resurrect a program by finding the end zone. Instead, he has found himself.

Taco Charlton has been out since the first week with an ankle injury but should return Saturday.
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Penn State ranks 118th in the country on third down, converting 27.3 percent of its chances, while Michigan leads the country in third-down defense, allowing a 10.5 percent conversion rate.

Bo Schembechler was once carried off the field by Mark Donahue, who will join Michigan's Hall of Honor this weekend.
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Mark Donahue will return to Michigan this weekend to join the Hall of Honor and find a program very similar to the one he played for under Bo Schembechler.

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Aaron Baumgarten (right) was Michigan's top finisher at the Roy Griak Invitational.
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The Wolverines finished fourth with a total of 157 points, almost one hundred points behind the top finisher, Portland, with 69 points.

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Sophomore defender Maggie Bettez said Penn State's speed caught Michigan's defense off-guard.
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Unfortunately for Michigan's defense, it was not well-adjusted to the Nittany Lions’ speed.

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Jourdan Lewis provided a boost to Michigan by returning from injury Saturday.
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Michigan dominated every facet of the game on Saturday, outgaining Penn State by over 300 total yards and emerging as 39-point victors.

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Michigan Head Coach Jim Harbaugh argues a call in a game against Penn State on Saturday. Michigan won 49-10.
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The Michigan football team did that thing again, where it steamrolls an opponent so thoroughly that it feels like Marshawn Lynch is calling the shots.

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Senior safety Dymonte Thomas goes for a tackle against Penn State on Saturday.
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Other than perhaps quarterback Trace McSorley, Barkley was the player with the biggest target on his back for the Michigan defense all afternoon.

Jourdan Lewis is expected back Saturday after missing the first three games with various injuries.
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The Michigan football team opens up conference play on Saturday against Penn State (2-1), a team desperate to prove its worth after finishing last season 4-4 in Big Ten play.

Jabrill Peppers ran his first punt back for a touchdown last week and could give Penn State similar headaches this weekend.
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The two storied programs will open their respective conference schedules at Michigan Stadium on Saturday.

Sophomore forward Emma Way scored a late goal against Penn State on Friday, but it wasn't enough.
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The Wolverines defeated Ohio State 1-0 on Friday night, but fell to No. 4 Penn State 3-1 on Sunday afternoon.

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Erin Finn ran a 21:01 6K race to finish second in Minneapolis on Saturday.
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Erin Finn and the No. 10 Michigan women’s cross country team traveled with the men’s program to Minneapolis this weekend for the Roy Griak Invitational on Saturday.

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