Sport Michigan moves past Alabama into third spot of USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank
Jim Harbaugh had serious wardrobe malfunction during Penn State game
Jim Harbaugh was so focused on leading his team to a win against Penn State on Saturday that he didn’t even notice his leg was on fire. © Matthew OHaren-USA TODAY Sports Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh Harbaugh had a frightening wardrobe malfunction during Michigan’s 21-17 win over the Nittany Lions. He got too close to a space heater on the sideline, and the heater melted a big hole in his pants. Fortunately, Harbaugh was wearing multiple layers. Jim Harbaugh's pants got burned by the space heater on the sidelines in the 1st half pic.twitter.
Michigan's win against Ohio State moves the Wolverines ahead of Alabama in the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Re-Rank 1-130.
The program'shas the Wolverines set to take on Iowa in Saturday's Big Ten championship game. Ohio State's second loss on the year drops the Buckeyes five spots to No. 8.
Alabama was on the ropes late in the fourth quarter against Auburn before being helped by the Tigers' poor clock management. The Crimson Tide scored the game-tying touchdown with under a minute left and.
Report: Florida, Virginia Tech eyeing same head coach candidate
The Florida Gators and Virginia Tech Hokies may be competing with each other for one head coaching candidate. © SCOTT CLAUSE/USA TODAY Network via Imagn Content Services, LLC Louisiana coach Billy Napier is poised to be a hot candidate for bigger schools as the coaching carousel heats up, and that already appears to be the case. Florida is interested in bringing him in to replace Dan Mullen, and is aware of interest from Virginia Tech as well, according to Bruce Feldman of The Athletic. Have heard Florida has genuine interest in Billy Napier and knows that Va. Tech does too.
Michigan was not able to leap past No. 2 Cincinnati, one of two unbeaten teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision. The other is Georgia, which is as no-doubt a No. 1 at this point in the season as any team in Re-Rank history.
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One of the memorable games in Bedlam history led to some changes in the Big 12., Oklahoma State moves up one spot to No. 5. The Sooners drop six to No. 14. The two rivals bookend No. 9 Baylor, which beat Texas Tech to reach the Big 12 championship game.
Cincinnati HC Luke Fickell reportedly not interested in USC job
Many have viewed Fickell as a natural candidate for USC. While Cincinnati is having an outstanding season and should receive College Football Playoff consideration, there is also the athletic director connection. USC AD Mike Bohn was the AD at Cincinnati when Fickell was hired as head coach there in 2017. USC boosters might be hoping Bohn can convince Fickell to take the job, but it doesn’t sound likely.Fickell is currently focused on stating the case for Cincinnati to be considered one of the four-best teams in the country.
The Top 25 is loaded with teams from the Group of Five. Coming in behind the Bearcats are No. 10 San Diego State, No. 16 Brigham Young, No. 19 Appalachian State, No. 20 Louisiana, No. 21 Houston and No. 22 Texas-San Antonio.
This week also marks a return to the Top 25 for No. 25 Clemson, which blanked South Carolina to secure a nine-win regular season. The Tigers nearly came back to win the ACC Atlantic but were eliminated after No. 15 Wake Forest beat Boston College.
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Michigan vs. Iowa live score, updates, highlights from 2021 Big Ten championship game .
Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 13 Iowa on Saturday. Follow for complete results from the 2021 Big Ten championship game. Follow below for complete coverage. MORE: Watch Michigan vs. Iowa on fuboTV (7-day free trial) Michigan vs. Iowa score Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 F Michigan 14 0 - - - Iowa 3 0 - - - Michigan vs. Iowa live updates, highlights from 2021 Big Ten championship 10:57 p.m.: The fourth quarter starts with a punt from Michigan's 13 and it goes 61 yards to the Iowa 23. That's where the Hawkeyes will take over.