BORGES STILL BELIEVES IN MICHIGAN OFFENSE

Things have been rough on Michigan’s fans this year, but blaming a DUI on the Wolverines’ performance at Michigan State is a little much. The driver posted a .24 on a Dearborn Police “breathalyzer” which placed the fan in the “super drunk” category. The Wolverines (6-3, 2-3) didn’t fare much...

KEY STATS AS MICHIGAN TRYS TO REBOUND

Heads in the sand or not, the Michigan (6-2, 2-2) football team will host the Nebraska Cornhuskers Saturday, with any hope of a Legends Division title tucked away in the past. Thanks to a (Doug Flutie-like) Hail Mary pass against Northwestern, Nebraska (6-2, 3-1) could still win the division with some luck...

KEY STATS AS MICHIGAN TRAVELS TO PENN STATE

–It’s easy to view Penn State’s (3-2, 0-1) first-ever loss to Indiana (3-2, 0-1) as a preview of things to come. The Lions, with only 61 scholarships to work with, were headed for more losses and even more punishment because of the Sandusky scandal. Beginning next season, The Lions’ roster would...

Brendan Gibbons: From a bench warmer to a gridiron hero

Back in 2010, Brendan Gibbons opened the season with hopes of a successful career ahead of him. Wrong. Then-coach Rich Rodriguez had enough of Gibbons after he missed both attempts in Michigan’s 28-24 win over Notre Dame. Expectedly,  Gibbons confidence suffered. “I had never really felt that before,”...

KEY PLAYS IN MICHIGAN’S 28-24 WIN OVER AKRON

Linebacker Brennen Beyer saved the day in Michigan’s 28-24 last-second win over 37-point underdog Akron. With fourth-and-three from the Michigan three-yard line and :05 on the clock, Akron was one successful play away from upsetting the Wolverines. But Beyer broke through the Akron line and pressured...

Key Stats As Michigan Prepares For Akron

Saturday’s meeting between U-M (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) and Akron (1-1, 0-0 MAC) will be the first ever between the two teams. Michigan holds a 32-1 record against current MAC teams, with its only defeat coming at the hands of Toledo, 13-10, in 2008. Terry Bowden, the son of former Florida State coach Bobby...

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