Over the years, Michigan and Iowa played some Big Ten brawls. Not until Hayden Fry and Bo Schembechler were on opposite sidelines did it become a reliably nail-biting week on the season schedule. Thirty-one years ago the Hawkeyes came to Ann Arbor and both teams were in the top fifteen. A low-scoring affair, but Michigan had the ball last, and that's all it took. Game-winning 45-yard field goal to close it out.
There Are 31 Days to Michigan Football
Waiting for the opening Saturday of college football is agonizing. All we want is 13 weeks of Brent Musberger "pardner" one-liners, the buzz of Michigan Stadium in late November, and jokes about the Bowl Championship Series. Fear not, bleary-eyed traveler. This is a continuing series intended to get through the long, hot summer and back to the glory of football season.