Originally posted on isportsweb.com  |  Last updated 9/20/13
Michigan Football (3-0) will play at UConn (0-2) on Saturday night. Kick off is scheduled for 8pm and the game will be televised on ABC. For a complete game preview click here: Michigan at UConn. For the extra points, read on. Jeremy Gallon has caught a pass in 29 straight games which is the 5th longest streak in school history. If he catches a pass at UConn he will move into 4th place on the all-time list. Desmond Morgan has at least 5 tackles in 18 straight regular season games. Morgan leads Michigan with 20 tackles this season. Teamrankings.com projects Michigan will win 36-16. numberFire has the Wolverines winning 30-15. The themes around Schembechler Hall this week were; focus, preparation and fundamentals. Devin Gardner has recorded at least two touchdowns in eight consecutive games. Gardner leads the Big Ten and ranks 23rd nationally averaging 313.7 yards of total offense per game. Blake Countess has three interceptions which ties him for the most in the country. Fitzgerald Toussaint ranks 25th in school history with 1,841 career rushing yards. He needs 36 yards to pass Chris Howard and move into 24th place. Michigan ranks 12th nationally in rushing defense. Michigan’s defense has recorded just five sacks this season. Freshman cornerback Jourdan Lewis has 7 tackles on the season, all solo stops. Michigan ranks 99th nationally in turnover margin. Devin Gardner has accounted for 7 of Michigan’s 8 turnovers this season. Michigan is 3-6 on the road during the Brady Hoke era. From ESPN: In the span since Devin Gardner took over as Michigan’s quarterback, only one QB, Johnny Manziel, has more touchdowns. However, no other QB has thrown more interceptions than Gardner in that same time frame. Taylor Lewan has started 31 consecutive games which is the longest active streak on the team. Jehu Chesson (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Last week, redshirt freshman Jehu Chesson caught his first career pass and it was good for a 33 yard touchdown. The correct way to pronounce Jehu Chesson is JAY-YOU CHESS-uhn Sophomore tight end Devin Funchess now has 6 touchdown receptions in 16 career games. Connecticut ranks 101st nationally in total defense and 103rd nationally in total offense. Brendan Gibbons ranks 5th in school history with 33 career made field goals. Michigan will be on a bye next week and then open Big Ten play at home against Minnesota. Michigan has 21 offensive plays of 20+ yards. The longest play of the season was a 61 yard touchdown pass from Devin Gardner to Jeremy Gallon against Notre Dame. Follow @isportsRob If you would like to receive an email notification each time a Michigan Football and/or Basketball story is posted you can fill out the Email Notification Form.
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