Kaepernick started a conversation about the intrinsic link between race and sports. After the President’s pointed remarks, that conversation has reached a tipping point, and two clear sides have emerged.
Michigan escaped Purdue with its first conference win of the season, and is now entering its bye week with Michigan State as the next team on the docket. The Daily breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly from Saturday’s game.
Wilton Speight left the game with an injury in the first quarter, but his replacement John O'Korn excelled and brought No. 8 Michigan (4-0) a 28-10 win to open the Big Ten season.
Zach Gentry put forth a breakout performance in a game that the Wolverines may have needed it more than ever, solidifying his journey from quarterback to tight end.
But on Sunday at U-M Soccer Stadium, things broke more in No. 22 Michigan’s favor – as they have for much of this season.
Against the Buckeyes, junior forward Emma Way managed to connect despite Michigan’s offensive struggles throughout the match.
This weekend, the Wolverines dealt with the challenge of launching a new campaign after their unprecedented season.
Thursday night’s contest was in many ways lopsided, and if all opportunities were equal, the Golden Gophers could rightfully say they dominated the match.
While No. 8 Michigan’s recent offensive struggles may have boosted Purdue’s chances at an upset, the Boilermakers may also be a far more worthy opponent than people originally thought.
There is no question that Peoples-Jones has had his spotlight in the punt return game. Now, that spotlight is only getting brighter.