Or will they? They probably will. But...
The Huskies lost to FCS Montana on Saturday night by a score of 13-7.
We’ll dive more into the Huskies’ performance on Sunday upon review of what went wrong, but on the first glace turnovers were a major factor. Starting quarterback Dylan Morris had three interceptions, while former Michigan wideout Giles Jackson dropped a fourth-down pass late in the contest.
Washington led 7-3 going into the fourth quarter, but 10 unanswered from the Grizzlies sealed one of the more shocking upsets of the weekend.
It’s pretty easy for Michigan fans to get lured into a false sense of security heading into next weekend. It looks like the film from this one will be ugly to watch. But one would expect them to still be on high alert.
The Wolverines walked into a similar situation last year after running wild in Week 1. Michigan State had an embarrassing loss to Rutgers, then came into the Big House and grabbed a victory. Here’s to hoping history does not repeat itself.
We will do a deeper dive on Washington leading up to the week, but it feels like a game you absolutely have to have now. You win, you were supported to and it gets called unimpressive. You lose, and you become the team that Montana has a transitive win over.
Who cares? Just win.
Time to go back to work and take care of business.
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