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Michigan Opens as a Touchdown Favorite over Michigan State

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In the preseason, Michigan was considered a double-digit underdog to Michigan State. However, both teams have been trending in the opposite directions. Now, just six days away from when the two in-state rivals meet, the Wolverines are a seven-point favorite over the Spartans at Vegas Insider.

Who could have predicted this?

Michigan Remains at No. 3 in New S&P+ Rankings

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In the new S&P+ rankings, which are derived from play-by-play data and adjust for opponents, Michigan remains at No. 3, while Clemson surges ahead to the No. 1 spot. Michigan's defense is now No. 1 in the S&P+.

Michigan's next opponent, Michigan State: No. 40 overall.

Michigan's Defense in Top Three Nationally in Each Key Statistic

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Michigan needs to improve that run defense. Shame.

ESPN to Televise Michigan-Michigan State on October 17th

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Set your DVR for 3:30 p.m. E.T. on ESPN next Saturday.

And don't forget to set it for GameDay either.

ESPN's College GameDay Heading to Ann Arbor for U-M/MSU

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There it is. ESPN's College GameDay will be in Ann Arbor next Saturday for Michigan vs. Michigan State at the Big House.

The last time GameDay was in town was the 2013 game against Notre Dame.

Jim Harbaugh Says Michigan's Development Reminds Him of a Callus

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"I think we came out good. Good and healthy. That’s a good sign when you can…that you’re building a good callus. When you can play physical and not get beat up yourself. That’s a good gauge…probably the best gauge I think. Our team is…that callus is hardening. It’s not…it's like a callus on a foot. You know, it’s not soft and pusy. It’s hardening. (Laughs)

Jim Harbaugh on the development of Michigan so far this season

Jabrill Peppers Believes Michigan's Defense Can Be Even Better

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"There’s still room for improvement. We just come in time in and time out with a great gameplan and it’s just up to us to execute. We have a lot of talented guys who take pride in what they do. When you have a group of eleven guys that are all doing their job and are hungry to do their job, then the sky is the limit for us. We’re not gonna pat ourselves on the back and all that other stuff, but it’s time to go now. We are getting in to the gut of our schedule and we still have to improve on a lot. So that’s how we look at it. Just get in the film room tomorrow and try to correct the mistakes and take it one game at a time."

Redshirt freshman safety Jabrill Peppers following Michigan's 38-0 win over Northwestern, the team's third-straight shutout

HIGHLIGHT: Jourdan Lewis Earns a Magnificent Pick-Six vs. Northwestern

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I still don't know how Jourdan Lewis intercepted that.

HIGHLIGHT: Jehu Chesson Takes the Opening Kickoff for a Touchdown vs. NU

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Michigan's first kickoff return for a touchdown since Darryl Stonum's vs. Notre Dame in 2009. Nice timing, Jehu.

Former Wolverine Dylan Larkin Scores First Career NHL Goal

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Former Michigan Wolverine hockey star Dylan Larkin made his NHL debut tonight with his hometown Detroit Red Wings and notched his first career goal early in the second period.

Larkin started the game on the first line with Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader. He also has an assist on the night.