As Saturday’s 42-13 blowout loss demonstrated, the Wolverines are not in the same league as No. 2 Penn State. And they never were.
The Daily breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly from Saturday’s 42-13 blowout in State College.
All week, Michigan’s vaunted defense was billed as a potential roadblock for one of the nation’s most electric players. Saquon Barkley stomped all over that notion on the second play from scrimmage.
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley carved up the nation’s No. 1 defense in the Nittany Lions’ 42-13 win, validating his case as the best player in college football.
For the first time since 2011, the Michigan field hockey team is the outright regular season Big Ten champion.
The Wolverines, who haven’t lost since Sept. 8, wasted no time showing the fans at the Marshall Center which of the two postseason-bound squads was the superior one.
Michigan finished as the highest-ranked Big Ten team, setting the tone for conference play early as they seek to carry momentum into a crucial winter training period.
Pearson knows the task of replacing a legend presents a challenge unlike any he has ever faced. He knows he isn’t the next Red Berenson, and he’s not trying to be.
What matters to Pearson, though, is that he’s at home.
The Daily takes an in-depth look at the Wolverine roster by position, deciphering which goaltender will be named starter, which veterans are primed to perform to potential and which freshmen could claim instant stardom.
Michigan coach John Beilein addressed his point guard competition, the impact of veterans and the Michigan State rivalry at Big Ten Media Day.