The Michigan Wolverines moved to 9-2 on the season with a 39-14 win at Indiana on Saturday afternoon, avoiding a trap game scenario and continuing their ascent heading into a rivalry showdown next week with Ohio State.
Michigan players usually take 24 hours or so to soak in a victory, but they moved on quickly from this one, it seems. After the game, players seemed to be turning their attention to the aforementioned Buckeyes, who come to Ann Arbor for the regular season finale next Saturday.
Here were some of the best reactions from after the game:
Kirk Herbstreit sees a classic in the works for next week
Jim Harbaugh continues to have his team playing their best football at the right time. @UMichFootball up 39-14 near the end of the 3rd in Bloomington. Next week will be another epic chapter in AA.— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) November 23, 2019
Michigan is obliterating everything in its path right now
Total yards over the last five games:— Daniel Dash (@danieldash428) November 24, 2019
Those opponents? Penn State, Notre Dame, Maryland, Michigan State and Indiana.
This will do
No Michigan QB has ever thrown for 4+ touchdowns in consecutive games.— Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) November 23, 2019
Until today. @SheaPatterson_1 #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/M3VE9IsAyS
Another happy edition of The Victors
#HTTV 〽️ pic.twitter.com/sano6PCcEU— Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) November 24, 2019
Defensive end Aidan Hutchinson says the attention turned quickly to next week
Aidan Hutchinson “we were in the locker room and no one was even talking about the game this week”— Ashley Bastock (@AshleyBastock42) November 24, 2019
Hutchinson knows his team is confident
“We don’t see them as unbeatable. Every team can be beat” — Hutchinson on OSU pic.twitter.com/qjFOyqmscN— angelique (@chengelis) November 24, 2019
Quarterback Shea Patterson speaks on the Buckeyes
Shea Patterson on OSU pic.twitter.com/TpQFdpkOmA— angelique (@chengelis) November 24, 2019
Let’s Go Blue!!!! Y’all know what time is it. #LockedIn pic.twitter.com/0zYWOAwOG2— Roy Roundtree (@WRTreezy) November 24, 2019
Running backs coach Jay Harbaugh chimes in
It’s GREAT to be a Michigan Wolverine!! #GoBlue— Jay Harbaugh (@JayHarbaugh) November 24, 2019
Tight end Nick Eubanks has a short but sweet reaction
The Game..— | Banksera | Nick Eubanks (@banksera82) November 24, 2019
Wide receiver Tarik Black knows, too
One more big one ...— Tarik Black (@LetmeRockk_) November 24, 2019
Scott Bell closes us out tonight
Michigan beats Indiana, 39-14. It now heads back to Ann Arbor to host the morally-bankrupt-but-very-good-at-football Buckeyes of Ohio State.— Scott Bell (@sbell021) November 23, 2019
As an unbiased observer, I have no dog in this fight. But if Ohio St wins, I'll be devastated and if Michigan wins I'll gloat for months.
Next up for the Wolverines is a rivalry tilt with the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes next weekend at the Big House. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. ET and it will be broadcast via FOX.