Football

The Michigan Daily’s football beat drove 10 hours to Piscataway for Michigan’s game against Rutgers on Saturday.

The Daily’s sports section takes road trips. It’s oddly part of our identity.

Rutgers coach Chris Ash said his team made mistakes that allowed Michigan to win by 35 points.

Two programs walked down the tunnel at the same time, diverting into polar opposite paths.

Junior defensive end Rashan Gary returned to New Jersey again on Saturday in Michigan's win over Rutgers.

Rashan Gary

Senior running back Karan Higdon crossed the 1,000-yard mark for the season Saturday.

PISCATAWAY — Karan Higdon knew how close he was to the 1,000-yard mark for the season.

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Michigan eventually settled in and cruised to a 42-7 win over Rutgers.

Freshman quarterback Joe Milton may get some playing time in what figures to be a lopsided game against Rutgers.

Here are four things we think you should watch for Saturday.

Defensive line coach Greg Mattison has spent the past 47 years coaching.

With 47 years of coaching experience under his belt, Mattison can say that with sincerity and credibility. It conveys the sheer volume of top-tier talent Michigan’s defenses have consistently produced.

Junior kicker Quinn Nordin had a blocked field goal on Saturday and has only converted three of his past seven kicks.

There is plenty to be said about the Rutgers football team, but poor kickoff coverage is not one of them.

Fifth-year senior tackle Juwann Bushell-Beatty says he has grown more confident since his freshman season.

Juwann Bushell-Beatty says he has grown in patience since his freshman season.

Junior defensive end Rashan Gary accumulated two tackles against Penn State.

Rashan Gary says he got chills when he got back on the field against Penn State.