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Wilton Speight shares extent of injury he played with in The Game at Ohio State in 2016

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The former Michigan signal-caller was a game-time decision prior to the contest.

Michigan v Ohio State Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images

ESPN replayed the Michigan Wolverines’ trip to Columbus to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in 2016 on Thursday night, a 30-27 double-overtime loss that still haunts us all to this very day.

The most discussed aspect of this game is the “JT Was Short” play that could have sealed the win for the Wolverines, but a lot of people forget that quarterback Wilton Speight was a game-time decision after suffering an injury a few weeks before at Iowa. John O’Korn had actually started the game against Indiana the week before, which is not something that gets talked about a lot.

With social media discussing the moment on Thursday, Speight revealed just how serious the injury was.

“never been a shoulda/coulda/woulda guy. all I know is The Game with a collarbone cracked in half wasn’t ideal,” Speight’s tweet from Thursday night read.

History is history, and Speight would finish the game 23-for-36 for 219 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions, one of which was a pick-six to the Buckeyes while throwing out of Michigan’s own endzone.