Football

Safeties and special teams coordinator Chris Partridge is in his third season at Michigan.

Chris Partridge didn’t know Jim Harbaugh when he was hired.

Redshirt junior Jon Runyan Jr. had his first collegiate start against Notre Dame.

Jon Runyan Jr. was a household name among the Michigan offensive line.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh may rest some players if Saturday's game gets out of hand.

Here's what you should be watching for in a game most expect to be a rout:

Senior running back Karan Higdon passed the 1,000-yard mark against Rutgers.

With College Football Playoff hopes, the No. 4 Michigan football team (7-0 Big Ten, 9-1 overall) is looking for that top-four spot in the Cotton Bowl or Orange Bowl. Indiana (2-5, 5-5) needs a win just to be bowl eligible.

Defensive coordinator Don Brown said Rutgers' touchdown Saturday was a wake-up call.

Don Brown said Rutgers' touchdown Saturday was a wake-up call

Offensive line coach Ed Warinner says Michigan has exceeded his expectations.

Ed Warinner has been impressed with his offensive line and Michigan as a whole

The Michigan football team defeated Ohio State in a game later dubbed "The Snow Bowl," and thus moved on to the Rose Bowl.

The Associated Press called it the United States’, “worst weather-whipping in years.”

The Michigan Daily called it, “another chapter in the rags-to-riches tale.”

The Michigan football team called it a Big Ten Championship.

The Michigan football team went undefeated in Bennie Oosterbaan's first year at the helm, and though it missed out on the Rose Bowl in favor of Northwestern, it still earned a national championship.

In the spring of 1948, after leading the Michigan football team to a 10-0 record and its ninth National Championship, Fritz Crisler announced his retirement as head coach.

End Dick Rifenburg reaches for a pass in Michigan's 49-0 Rose Bowl win over USC to win a national championship.
The Michigan football team had easily made its way to the red zone, but the touchdown was eluding them. All it took was fullback Jack Weisenburger to push his way through for the one-yard score to give the Wolverines the lead.
Stan Fay helped Michigan to back-to-back national championships.

The era of football, the rulebook, the two teams playing — none of that matters. An average of 1.6 points per game is not a good stat.