Redshirt sophomore quarterback Wilton Speight had one of his best games of the season, going 16-for-23 for 253 yards and two touchdowns.
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.
Now, the videos serve as a sort of time capsule for everyone at Michigan in 2011 and 2012.
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.
Here are some reasons to stay tuned into this game, even if things get out of hand like they did two weeks ago.
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.
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.
Michigan staved off two late match points to outlast the reeling Terrapins, 3-2.
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.