Michigan has a 10-7 over the Ohio State Buckeyes at halftime in Columbus. Here are a few takeaways from the first half:
Speight is absolutely locked in. Aside from a bad pick-six that has accounted for OSU’s only touchdown, he has had a lot of zip on his throws and his response to the turnover at the end of the half says everything about him.
We will see if they decide to take any shots down the field, but almost everything they want is open right now. The offensive line has to block better, but he has look great this afternoon.
Defensive Line Domination
Michigan is winning the trenches in this game on defense and Taco Charlton, Chris Wormley, Ryan Glasgow and company have all showed up. That needs to keep being a thing in the second half.
Special Teams are Special
Kenny Allen has played a great game as both a kicker and punter and Jabrill Peppers had the team’s biggest momentum play of the day with the big return right before the touchdown drive to end the half.
Both coaches will switch some things up coming out of the locker room and the way this game has gone, it would not be a huge surprise to see things open up a bit offensively for both teams.
This feels like a game that comes down to a turnover later. We will see who steps up and makes it.