Justin Jackson has risen to the occasion in each of his first three seasons at Northwestern; 2017 could see him rise to the biggest occasion in Indianapolis.
Northwestern obviously didn't read our Film Focus columns before trying to beat Michigan and Jabrill Peppers on the edge with speed options. That and more tidbits from Michigan's stellar defensive performance against Northwestern.
In the first five weeks, no Wolverine had earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors. In Week 6 alone, three of them did.
Michigan looks to get back on track after a thumping in Columbus when the 10-7 Northwestern Wildcats, fresh off of a loss of their own, visit Ann Arbor. For Michigan, a loss just about puts an end to any discussion of an NCAA tournament berth.
Michigan wins thanks to its defense and little else.
The Michigan Wolverines head to Evanston, looking to cut their wins needed for bowl eligibility in half against the struggling Northwestern Wildcats. If the last two matchups are any indication, this year's tilt should be another close one.