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Michigan 31, BYU 0: Wolverines Make Statement in Dominating Fashion

The Wolverines outclassed the Cougars in absolutely every phase of the game.

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The Michigan Wolverines (3-1) took out the BYU Cougars (2-2) in dominating fashion by a score of 31-0 in front of a crowd of over 108,000 at the Big House on Saturday afternoon.

BYU was not able to muster anything offensively, gaining only 101 yards of total offense and six first downs. The magic ran out for Tanner Mangum, who was only able to complete 12 of his 28 pass attempts for 51 yards.

The recipe for the Michigan offense was set a few weeks ago, and they executed it perfectly in the first half, jumping out to a 31-0 lead. The rushing attack tallied 254 yards, led by De'Veon Smith's 125 yards on 16 carries and a 60-yard touchdown. He left the game in the third quarter with a leg injury, but U-M says it was a precaution.

Jake Rudock was efficient, going 14-for-24 with 194 yards, one touchdown and no turnovers for the first time this season.

The Wolverines will next travel to Maryland next Saturday for a 8 p.m. kick on Big Ten Network.

This story is developing.