Sport Michigan football wilts against Ohio State, 56-27: Here's how Wolverines lost the big one
Michigan St. suffers worst loss to Michigan under Dantonio, 44-10
If the largest margin of defeat of Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio’s tenure against Michigan wasn’t bad enough, things turned from bad into worse. More chippiness: U-M, MSU flagged for several unsportsmanlike penalties in rivalryHis players unraveled unlike they have in his previous 12 rivalry games against U-M, a reversion to the lack of discipline the Spartans showed under previous regimes. Physically, mentally and emotionally.On the first play of the fourth quarter, trailing 27-10, Dantonio decided to go for it on fourth-and-1. He substituted junior A.J.
That's the state of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh's program after the Wolverines wereat Michigan Stadium.
It was Michigan's eighth straight loss to the Buckeyes, and it made Harbaugh 0-for-5 against his program's biggest rival.
Here's how the loss happened:
Michigan 6, Ohio State 0: Giles Jackson capped a strong opening drive with a 22-yard touchdown run on a nifty misdirection play, setting the tone and grabbing the early momentum. Quinn Nordin missed the extra point. The drive: 7 plays, 75 yards, 3:17.
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GILES JACKSON!!! 〽️〽️— Abdul Memon (@abdulamemon)
Ohio State 7, Michigan 6: It was the J.K. Dobbins show on the Buckeyes' opening drive. Dobbins accounted for 79 yards in the 75-yard drive, including a 34-yard run (in which he fumbled and the ball bounced straight back to him in stride) and a 28-yard reception on third-and-14. He capped it with a 5-yard run. The drive: 9 plays, 75 yards, 2:53.
Was feeling nervous until this happened then I realized J.K. Dobbins is on a mission— THE Bunch of Nuts Podcast (@bunch_nuts)
J.K. Dobbins sets it up...— Bucknuts (@Bucknuts247)
Ohio State answers with a 5-yard rushing touchdown by J.K. Dobbins.
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Ohio State 14, Michigan 6: The Wolverines blew a coverage and Justin Fields made them pay, connecting with a wide-open Chris Olave for a 57-yard TD with 1:27 remaining in the quarter. Fields was 3-for-9 for 43 yards before that pass. The drive: 6 plays, 81 yards, 2:27.
Justin Fields hits Chris Olave in stride!— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) takes a 14-6 lead over Michigan.
Ohio State 14, Michigan 13: Cue the track meet. Michigan needed three plays to respond to OSU's score: a 9-yard pass to Hassan Haskins, a 41-yard pass to Sean McKeon and a 25-yard TD pass to a wide-open Donovan Peoples-Jones with 19 seconds remaining. Nordin made the kick. The drive: 3 plays, 75 yards, 1:08.
IT’S A SHOOTOUT IN THE BIG HOUSE????
Donovan Peoples-Jones finds paydirt and Michigan trails by 1️⃣
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Ohio State 21, Michigan 13: An error in technique put Ohio State in position to score. Michigan's Ambry Thomas and Khaleke Hudson bumped each other off their pursuit on defense, leaving Garrett Wilson wide open for a 41-yard catch-and-run on a dreaded crossing route. J.K. Dobbins found the end zone on a 6-yard run at 10:12. The drive: 9 plays, 75 yards, 5:07.
Welcome to “The Game” Garrett Wilson— THE Bunch of Nuts Podcast (@bunch_nuts)
That cutback from J.K. Dobbins though...— Bucknuts (@Bucknuts247)
Ohio State 28, Michigan 13: Self-inflicted wounds led to a 10- or 14-point swing for Ohio State. First, Shea Patterson fumbled the ball away in the red zone at the Ohio State 16. Michigan responded by forcing the Buckeyes into a punting situation, but Khaleke Hudson and Jordan Glasgow jumped offside on the punt, giving the Buckeyes a new set of downs. Justin Fields immediately connected with Garrett Wilson on a 47-yard pass, and J.K. Dobbins punched it in from 5 yards for his third TD of the day, at 3:15. The drive: 9 plays, 84 yards, 3:17.
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QB Justin Fields connects with WR Garrett Wilson for 47-yards. Wilson has two 40+ yard receptions today.
On the next play, JK Dobbins scored his 3rd TD of the game and eclipsed 100 rushing yards.— Steve Frederick (@_SteveFrederick)
Jk Dobbins with his THIRD touchdown ????— Barstool OSU (@BarstoolOSU)
Ohio State 28, Michigan 16: The Wolverines marched down the field after the Ohio State score but couldn't finish. Donovan Peoples-Jones couldn't hold on to a would-be touchdown catch, and Quinn Nordin connected on a 23-yard field goal. The drive: 9 plays, 70 yards, 2:56.
Old Tappan Legend Jordan Fuller rocks Donovan Peoples-Jones forces him to drop an easy TD— Rique (@WallStRique)
Ohio State 35, Michigan 16: Well, Michigan had to have a stop to open the second half. And Ohio State was just better. Justin Fields' 6-yard pass to K.J. Hill might been the nail in the coffin. The drive: 6 plays, 75 yards, 3:42.
BOOOOOM! Justin Fields 5-yard TD pass to K.J. Hill to open the 2nd half.— The Buckeye Nut (@TheBuckeyeNut) up 35-16
Ohio State 42, Michigan 16: Justin Fields left the field with an apparent left leg injury but was not down and out. He was replaced by backup Chris Chugunov for seven plays. But when he returned, he picked up where he left off, firing a 30-yard strike to Garrett Wilson to extend an insurmountable lead. The drive: 10 plays, 80 yards, 4:52.
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Justin Fields walked off the field under his own power after suffering an apparent leg injury— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX)
Justin Fields returns with a knee brace and immediately throws a TD ????
(via— SI College Football (@si_ncaafb) )
Ohio State 42, Michigan 19: Ohio State muffed a punt but Michigan settled for Quinn Nordin's 45-yard field goal after a Nico Collins drop. The drive: 4 plays, minus-1 yard.
Ohio State 42, Michigan 27: The Wolverines showed signs of life by scoring to open the final quarter. Hassan Haskins scored on a 2-yard TD run, then found the end zone on the ensuing 2-point conversion. The drive: 7 plays, 60 yards, 1:39.
RB Hassan Haskins en formation Wildcat réduit l'écart à 15 points (conversion à 2 pts réussie). Les Wolverines ne sont pas encore morts mais ça sent quand même le sapin...
Michigan 27, Ohio State 42— TBP College Football (@thebluepennant)
Ohio State 49, Michigan 27: Ohio State took over at the Michigan 28 after the Wolverines' failed to convert on fourth-and-1. Four plays later, Justin Fields connected with Austin Mack for a 16-yard TD to regain momentum and make it a three-score game with 10:11 remaining. The drive: 4 plays, 28 yards, 2:06.
Follow 74 for a touchdown. Instead the back does whatever the hell he wants and the OL get blamed for it— Geoff Schwartz (@geoffschwartz)
Return of the Mack (h/t)
Michigan basketball vs. Louisville: Scouting report, prediction for top-5 clash
No. 4 Michigan basketball will play No. 1 Louisville on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. It looks to be the Wolverines' toughest test yet.Just four days after winning the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament on neutral ground in the Bahamas, the fourth-ranked Wolverines will face No. 1 Louisville on the road at the KFC Yum! Center (7:30 p.m., ESPN).
Ohio State is up 49-27 with the Austin Mack touchdown, and OSU has now scored 111 points against TTUN in the last two seasons.— Land-Grant Holy Land (@Landgrant33)
Ohio State 56, Michigan 27: J.K. Dobbins scampered 33 yards off misdirection for his fourth touchdown, officially squashing the Wolverines' comeback attempt with 6:30 remaining. He's the first player to ever rush for four touchdowns against a ranked Michigan team at the Big House. The drive: 4 play, 47 yards, 2:18.
J.K. Dobbins (— Joe Dempsey (@joedempsey44) ) scores his 41st career touchdown for Ohio State, tying him with Carlos Hyde ( ) for sixth in school history.
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