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Redshirt sophomore quarterback Wilton Speight had one of his best games of the season, going 16-for-23 for 253 yards and two touchdowns.

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Jim Harbaugh's team rolled early to a 41-8 win against Illinois at Michigan Stadium on Saturday.
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Jim Harbaugh didn’t hesitate to use three quarterbacks, play a defensive player at two positions and even roll out the now-famous “train” formation on the first series.

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Pat Stansik started making “Pre-Gaming with Pat” videos after he transferred from Bucknell, where he played for the varsity lacrosse team.
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Now, the videos serve as a sort of time capsule for everyone at Michigan in 2011 and 2012.

Wilton Speight threw just 13 passes in his last game, leaving at halftime of a blowout win.
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Michigan is coming off a bye week and, before that, a 78-0 road thrashing of Rutgers in which the starters played only the first half.

Drake Johnson could see his first action of the 2016 season on Saturday after suffering months of hard luck with injuries.
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Here are some reasons to stay tuned into this game, even if things get out of hand like they did two weeks ago.

Lovie Smith is 2-4 in his first year of a rebuilding project at Illinois.
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The 12-year NFL head coach turned a lot of heads when he accepted the Fighting Illini’s head coaching job in March.

More than three long years after she first pledged her allegiance to the Wolverines, Akienreh Johnson is finally starting her first season for the Michigan women’s basketball team.

Redshirt sophomore Jabrill Peppers (#5) has seen his name thrown into discussion for this year’s Heisman Trophy.
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Charles Woodson does not have many peers in Michigan football history when it comes to the impact he made on games from 1995 to 1997. But as Peppers stars on defense, dabbles on offense, flips the field on special teams and vaults his name into Heisman consideration, the comparisons become harder and harder to ignore.

The Michigan women's volleyball team squeaked out a win over Maryland on Wednesday.
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Michigan staved off two late match points to outlast the reeling Terrapins, 3-2.

Sophomore guard Nicole Munger enjoys taking time off and breaking from campus for both physical and mental health.
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Many members of the team stay in Ann Arbor through the spring and summer terms, which makes going home for an extended period of time a welcome reprieve.

Drew Sharp covered countless games in Ann Arbor, first for The Michigan Daily and then for the Detroit Free Press.
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What would Drew Sharp have written about today’s game?

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Senior safety Dymonte Thomas intercepts a pass at Michigan Stadium on Saturday.
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The Wolverines did not allow Illinois to complete a pass in the first half in their latest dominant performance.

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It was more of the same for the Michigan hockey team on Saturday. After losing the possession battle and being outshot 45-18, the Wolverines came roaring back on Michigan Tech, but ultimately had to settle for a tie, 3-3.

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Junior Forward Tony Calderone (17) in a game against Michigan Tech on Friday. Michigan won 4-3.
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Will Lockwood slapped in a pass from Max Shuart with only a minute remaining to give Michigan the win.

Michigan returns to the Big House on Saturday to play Illinois on Homecoming.
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Jim Harbaugh and Lovie Smith’s paths will cross again this Saturday at Michigan Stadium, when they become the first former Super Bowl coaches to face off at the college level.

Spike Albrecht’s Michigan career ended last year with a season-ending injury, but he has a chance to write one last chapter as a graduate transfer at Purdue.
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Albrecht was granted a release from Michigan in late March and transferred to Purdue, where he will play this season.

The Michigan Ultras have delivered unwavering support of the Michigan soccer teams since 2010.
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The group of supporters was started in 2010 with the intention of unifying students at Michigan who love the Wolverines’ soccer program.

Michigan has already started each of its three goaltenders this season.
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Three games into the season, all three Wolverine goaltenders have had the chance to start, but the situation still isn’t any clearer.

Chris Partridge (pictured) and Jay Harbaugh compete against each other in practice.
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This culture of learning spawns from a competition-rules-all culture in Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh’s staff.