The Michigan Wolverines got back on track offensively against the Badgers en route to their 38-17 victory in Madison. After a second half against Rutgers that left most fans in a panicked state about the direction of the offense, McNamara and friends got back on track in a big way against a solid Wisconsin defense that loomed large heading into the afternoon match-up in Camp Randall.
Questions about the pass game were inevitably put to rest, as Cade McNamara put together 17 completions on 28 attempts and just under 200 yards with a pair of touchdown tosses to Cornelius Johnson. While the run game averaged less than three yards per carry for 112 yards, it was effective enough to create opportunities for the offense, overall. This was a Wisconsin defense that held Notre Dame to three TOTAL rushing yards and Penn State to 50 yards in their close match-up, so getting past the century mark is something.
What went right and how did the Wolverines get out of Madison with their first victory since 2001? Let’s turn to the film. As always, leave a comment with your own thoughts on any of the plays shown here.