Football

Redshirt freshman kicker Quinn Nordin has struggled as of late, missing a field goal and extra point against Minnesota.

The Daily breaks down the good, the bad and the ugly from Saturday night’s rain-delayed thrashing of Minnesota.

Junior running back Karan Higdon headlined Michigan's rushing attack with a game-high 200 yards.

In contrast to whatever Michigan was running earlier this season — an ineffective potpourri of gap-blocking and inside zone schemes — the Wolverines have found what they’re good at.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh opted for a run-heavy approach against Minnesota on Saturday night.

The Wolverines may have lost the Paul Bunyan Trophy, but they retained the Little Brown Jug. And in doing so, Michigan demonstrated that the story of its season hasn’t been fully written.

In the end, Michigan’s ground game exploded to the tune of 371 yards — helping Michigan claim a 33-10 victory over Minnesota and maintain possession of the Little Brown Jug.

Sophomore VIPER Khaleke Hudson finished with 13 tackles and forced a fumble against Minnesota.

Khaleke Hudson used to look up to Jabrill Peppers. Saturday night, he played even better than him.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and his team will be eager to keep the Little Brown Jug in Ann Arbor.

Michigan (3-2 Big Ten, 6-2 overall) will be facing off against Minnesota (1-4, 4-4) for the Little Brown Jug. Here’s how the two teams match up Saturday night.

The Minnesota football team will be led into Saturday’s game against Michigan by first-year coach P.J. Fleck.

The Daily spoke with Richardson about the coaching transition, everyday conversations with Fleck and his impressions of Jim Harbaugh.

Redshirt freshman quarterback Brandon Peters will have to prove himself again in order to earn the starting job.

The Golden Gophers have pieces in place to threaten to reclaim the Little Brown Jug. Here’s what to watch for when Michigan faces Minnesota and its first-year head coach P.J. Fleck.

Junior running back Karan Higdon used football as a way to get out of Sarasota, Fla.

Karan Higdon plays for his family, his former coaches and Riverview teammates, all of the people that haven’t made it out of the system and all the kids back in Sarasota who someday hope to be just like him.

True freshman quarterback Dylan McCaffrey has made an early impression on his coaches and teammates.

But in order for the defense to push itself to compete at a high level, the scout team has to prepare for the particular offense of the upcoming opponent. That is where McCaffrey has proven to be most valuable.

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