The Michigan Wolverines won their season opener against East Carolina 30-3. Here’s the game recap.
— After a three and out their first possession, the offense got cooking on drive No. 2. McCarthy would find Roman Wilson in the back of the end zone for a 14-yard touchdown.
— Michigan kept the scoring rolling on drive No. 3 and Blake Corum scored his first touchdown since his knee injury late last season. Corum’s touchdown received a major applause from Michigan fans.
— J.J. McCarthy’s great first half continue with passes of 16 yards to Cornelius Johnson, 24 and 15 yards to Colston Loveland, and a 10-yard touchdown pass to Roman Wilson. New kicker James Turner missed the extra point.
— Kicker James turner had a chance to redeem himself at the end of the half after missing an extra point on the previous possession. With time expiring in the first half, Turner nailed a 50-yard field goal.
JAMES TURNER FROM 50 YARDS TO CASH THE 1H SPREAD!— DraftKings Sportsbook (@DKSportsbook) September 2, 2023
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— It’s clear that J.J. and Roman Wilson have an electric connection. McCarthy found Wilson for a 15-yard touchdown score with this being the most impressive of the three. McCarthy had to throw into double coverage and Wilson had great body positioning to bring in the catch.
— ECU decided to attempt a 30-yard field goal with time expiring. They made it and ruined Michigan’s shutout.