Football

D.J. Durkin's unit has played its best in the biggest situations this year.

Michigan’s key to success isn’t turnovers, sacks or defensive touchdowns. It’s the ability to make stops in any situation.

Jedd Fisch has been impressed by quarterback John O'Korn so far.

The junior quarterback from Houston, has a different role than the rest of the signal callers.

The Indiana football team isn’t known as a powerhouse, but its quarterback is one of its few bright spots. Senior Nate Sudfeld, a fringe NFL Draft prospect, is third in the Big Ten with 2,229 passing yards and 15 touchdowns, and he leads the conference with 8.5 yards per passing attempt.

Sione Houma played some tailback for Michigan against Rutgers.

Sione Houma is sometimes a man of few words, but he’s not a man of few talents.

Maurice Hurst and the defensive line are looking to play mean.

Michigan’s defensive line has been tenacious this season, accounting for 19.5 sacks and 40.5 tackles for loss.

Junior defensive end Taco Charlton anticipated Monday a possible path for Michigan to get to the Big Ten Championship.

Now, if Michigan and Ohio State both win their next two games, the Nov. 28 installment of “The Game” will have more on the line than bragging rights.

Jim Harbaugh voiced disappointment at the officiating during Saturday’s game.

Harbaugh insisted after Saturday’s game that the Wolverines were not trying to deceive Rutgers.

Charles Woodson with his Heisman Trophy.

Solomon Woodson attends every Michigan home game, and says he has ever since Charles’ college career began.

Jake Butt surpassed his career high in receiving yards Saturday.

Behind a career performance from fifth-year senior quarterback Jake Rudock, the Michigan football team improved to 7-2 on the season with a 49-16 win over Rutgers on Saturday. 

Jake Rudock enjoyed a career day Saturday.

Michigan was most efficient on offense, in both the running and passing games, but the defense showed bright spots, too.