Michigan Football will host Minnesota on Saturday at the Big House. Kick off is scheduled for 3:30pm and the game will be televised on ABC. For a complete game preview click here: Michigan vs Minnesota. For the extra points, read on.
This will be the 100th meeting between Michigan and Minnesota.
Michigan is 72-24-3 all-time vs the Golden Gophers.
This is the Big Ten opener for the Wolverines, who were on a bye last week.
Michigan has won 9 of their last 10 games following a bye week.
Michigan has won 31 of their last 32 Big Ten openers.
Brady Hoke has decided to re-tool the offensive line. Graham Glasgow will move over from left guard and start at center. Redshirt sophomore Chris Bryant will make his first career start at left guard.
Fitzgerald Toussaint ranks 23rd in Michigan history with 1,961 career rushing yards.Teamrankings.com projects Michigan will win 34-15. numberFire has the Wolverines winning 29-13.
Here are the staff predicitons for Michigan vs Minnesota.
During Devin Gardner’s nine starts at quarterback, Michigan has made 33 trips to the red zone and scored 27 touchdowns.
Jeremy Gallon has caught a pass in 30 consecutive games. That is the 4th longest streak in school history.
Michigan enters the game ranked 17th in the coaches poll and 19th in the AP.
Raymon Taylor leads the Wolverines with 25 tackles. He also has recorded one interception and 1.5 tackles for loss.
Michigan ranks 6th nationally in rushing defense.
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The Wolverines rank 6th in the Big Ten and 21st nationally in total defense.
Michigan has recorded 22 plays of 20 yards or more this season.
Michigan has turned the ball over 12 times this season, only Western Kentucky has turned it over more (15).
Michigan hasn’t lost at home since 11/20/2010 (Wisconsin).
Devin Gardner ranks 3rd in the Big Ten and 34th nationally in total offense (275 yards per game).
Taylor Lewan has played in 32 consecutive games, that is the longest streak on the team.
Michigan has rushed for 777 yards this season and held the opposition to 316 yards on the ground.
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