If Michigan wants to gain respect, they certainly need to do a better job than they did on Saturday versus Miami (OH). Michigan started slow, and only held a seven point lead at the half against a team that hasn’t won a game since 2012.
The offense was struggling to keep drives going, and stalled for much of the first half. With a 17-10 lead heading into the locker room, there was a sense of frustration throughout the stadium.
However, things stated to pick up for the offense late in the third quarter; Devin Gardner connected with Jake Butt on a twenty-nine yard strike to put the wolverines ahead 24-10 with 3:44 left in the quarter.
The run was a big part of the offense today, and sophomore running back Derrick Green rushed for a game-high 137 yards and added two touchdowns for the Wolverines.
Jourdan Lewis was the first Wolverine to have an interception, and the defense did a far better job than they did last weekend. It was a defensive battle, but Michigan did have the upper-hand in this category.
Michigan ultimately beat the RedHawks 34-10, but questions still linger. Michigan’s next opponent will be Utah on September 20, 2014.