Even with their fate out of their own hands, the Wolverines say Ohio State’s loss won’t lower the stakes on Saturday’s game.
During his weekly press conference Monday, Harbaugh held true to form. He made no guarantees, predictions or broad statements about the importance of the upcoming rivalry game.
Carr was initially diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma in September 2014.
It took Jim Harbaugh 21 seconds to reference Bo Schembechler at his introductory press conference last December. He walked up to the podium and apologized for his hoarse voice.
For the second straight week, Michigan went on the road, played in an emotionally charged atmosphere and took care of its business.
They don’t call it Happy Valley for nothing, and the Michigan football team was all smiles as it left State College on Saturday.
STATE COLLEGE — At first, it looked like it was going to be another long day for the Michigan defensive line.
The Wolverines, when it mattered most, made some of the game’s routine plays count.
The Wolverines beat Penn State by 12 points. Three times, they held the Nittany Lions to three instead of seven. There’s your ballgame.
Michigan overcame a slew of untimely penalties, a poor run game and a hostile Penn State crowd to not only win, but also stay in the conference title race.