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Michigan Football will host Notre Dame on Saturday night at the Big House. Kick off is set for 8:12pm and the game will be televised on ESPN. For a complete game preview click here: Michigan vs Notre Dame. For the extra points, read on.
Devin Gardner has at least two touchdowns in six consecutive games.
Last week, Jake Butt became just the 14th true freshman to catch a pass in a season opening game for the Wolverines.
Teamrankings.com projects Michigan to win the game 27-24. NumberFire has the Wolverines winning 25-24.
Michigan leads the all-time series against Notre Dame with a 23-16-1 record.
Michigan has won 6 of the last 7 home games against the Irish.
On Sunday, Brian Kelly said this: I really haven’t seen it as one of those historic, traditional Notre Dame rivalries.
On Tuesday, Brian Kelly said this: Notre Dame vs Michigan is a great and historic rivalry.
During a pre-game ceremony, Michigan will honor 1940 Heisman Trophy winner Tom Harmon with the Michigan Football legend distinction. His #98 jersey will be issued to a current Michigan player.
Brady Hoke has yet to lose a home game (15-0).
Six Michigan Football players made their first collegiate start last week; Josh Furman, Graham Glasgow, Keith Heitzman, Kyle Kalis, Jack Miller and Jarrod Wilson.
27 Wolverines, including 11 true freshmen, made their collegiate debuts last week.
Jeremy Gallon has caught a pass in 27 consecutive games. That is the 5th longest streak in school history.
Gallon ranks 24th in Michigan history with 1,378 career receiving yards.
Brendan Gibbons tied the school record last week when he converted his 14th straight field goal attempt.
Michael Schofield leads the team with 40 games played in his career.
Devin Gardner’s 52 rushing yards last week were a career high.
Michigan is 8-1 all-time in overtime games, including 4-0 at home.
Last week, Michigan had three players rush for over 50 yards and four players compile over 40 yards receiving.
The 59 points Michigan scored last week, were the most they have scored in a season opening game since 1905.
Desmond Morgan led the Wolverines with seven tackles last week.
Here’s what our Notre Dame correspondent had to say about the game: Notre Dame vs Michigan.
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Michigan has unretired Tom Harmon's No. 98 jersey and allowed quarterback Devin Gardner to wear it.
Gardner wore No. 98 - with a Michigan Football Legend patch - Saturday night for the 17th-ranked Wolverines against No. 14 Notre Dame.
Harmon became Michigan's first Heisman Trophy winner in 1940. He ran for 2,134 yards, connected on 100 passes for 1,304 yards and 16 touchdowns...
Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner will be switching numbers ahead of the big matchup tonight against Notre Dame. Gardner will be donning No. 98 to honor the newest Michigan Football “legend” Tom Harmon, whose son, Mark, of NCIS fame, was on hand to celebrate the occasion.
Devin Gardner will now wear No. 98 in honor of Tom Harmon, “Michigan Football Legend”: pic.twitter...
Looking to protect a then 14 lead in the fourth quarter, Michigan QB Devin Gardner made a huge blunder running into his own end zone. But not only did he run into his own end zone he ended up throwing the ball away to Notre Dame defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt who made a diving catch […]
Devin Gardner threw four touchdown passes, including a
victory-sealing connection to Drew Dileo with 4:18 left, and the
dual-threat quarterback wearing No. 98 to honor Tom Harmon ran for
a score to lead No. 17 Michigan to a 41-30 win over No. 14 Notre
Dame on Saturday night in front of an NCAA-record crowd of
Led by quarterback Devin Gardner, Michigan carved up Notre Dame's touted defense in 41-30 track meet.
Is Michigan-Notre Dame a historic rivalry?
That odd question became the focus of the buildup to this year's game, not that the teams will be playing for the final time at Michigan Stadium -- in just the Big House's second night game -- or that Devin Gardner gets his first shot at the Irish.
Instead, Brian Kelly's comment that Michigan-Notre Dame isn't that big a...
Tommy Rees took it on himself. He couldn't outplay Devin Gardner, and the Notre Dame defense couldn't stop the Michigan quarterback.
Gardner, wearing No. 98 to honor Michigan great Tom Harmon, threw four touchdown passes and ran for a score to lead No. 17 Michigan to a 41-30 win over No. 14 Notre Dame in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109.
Rees threw the first of...
VIDEO: Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner and wide receiver Jeremy Gallon take to the podium to discuss the Wolverines win over Notre Dame Saturday night. Gardner also talks about wearing Tom Harmon's No. 98.
Say what you want about Johnny Manziel, but the kid can ball.
There is a long list of college football coaches that would give their starter and a car to have Manziel throwing passes for them.
Michigan’s Brady Hoke is not one of them. During an appearance on The Dan Patrick Show this morning, Hoke was asked to finish a sentence that began with “If Johnny Manziel’s your...
Michigan coach Brady Hoke apparently isn’t a fan of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel – though we’re not sure if it’s because of his on-the-field play or his off-the-fields actions. Hoke went on Dan Patrick’s radio show this morning and told listeners that Manziel would be sitting behind current Wolverines signal-caller Devin Gardner.
Michigan head coach Brady Hoke has always been pretty good for a sound bite but what he said on The Dan Patrick Show today has the whole nation listening.
During the interview Patrick posed a hypothetical question to Hoke asking him to finish the sentence, “If Johnny Manziel was your quarterback…”
Hoke’s response was bold to say the least:
If Johnny Manziel’s our quarterback...
GoBlueWolverine's Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz take to the mic to offer their final thoughts on Michigan's win over Central Michigan, what we learned about the Wolverines in week one, Derrick Green's debut, Devin Gardner's excitement, production out of the SAM spot, and more.
There's something wonderful and comforting in having the feeling of "hate." On a cold night, hate keeps you warm. When your stomach is growling in hunger, hate satisfies your belly. When you feel lost and empty inside, hate helps you find your way and fills your soul with purpose.
That's what we get this week; hate. I love it. Regardless of your view on the...
Michigan is off to a hot start at the Big House. The Wolverines have taken a 10-0 lead after Devin Gardner connected with wideout Jeremy Gallon for a 61-yard touchdown late in the first quarter. Numerous Notre Dame defenders had chances to wrap him up, but Gallon put a nifty spin move on and took it to the house.
In a thrilling back-and-forth affair at the Big House in Ann Arbor, the Michigan Wolverines prevailed, 41-30, handing Notre Dame its first regular season loss in the past two seasons. Notre Dame, trailing by 11 late in the fourth quarter, had a chance to get back within one score before Tommy Rees threw a terribly unlucky interception on the team’s final drive.
Crisis averted, Devin Gardner.