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Big Ten Football Game Highlights: Northwestern at No. 6 Michigan

Here are the biggest plays from Saturday's Week 8 contest between Pat Fitzgerald and his Wildcats and Jim Harbaugh and his Wolverines in Ann Arbor.

ANN ARBOR, Mich — The Northwestern Wildcats are at the Big House Saturday afternoon for a Week 8 contest against the undefeated Michigan Wolverines on Saturday.

The Wildcats (3-3, 1-2 Big Ten) are facing their most challenging opponent on their season slate. Michigan is 6-0 and 3-0 in the Big Ten. Jim Harbaugh and his Wolverines began the season unranked but cracked the AP Top 25 at No. 25 in Week 3. The Wolverines continued to climb the ranks, jumping an additional two spots since last week. Michigan and Michigan State (7-0) are the only Big Ten teams that remain undefeated.


Fourth Quarter

14:46 — Michigan RB Hassan Haskins rushes for 5 yards and secures his second touchdown. Michigan leads Northwestern 33-7. 

Third Quarter

0:33 — Michigan DB DJ Turner intercepts pass by Northwestern QB Ryan Hilinski intended for WR JJ Jefferson, returns 23 yards to the NU 15-yard line. 

6:01 — Michigan RB Hassan Haskins rushes for 13 yards, the team's third touchdown. Michigan leads 24-7. 

14:50 — Michigan RB Blake Corum rushes for 5 yards, his second touchdown of the day. Michigan leads 17-7.

Second Quarter

2:16 — Northwestern DB Coco Azema recovers Michigan WR Mike Sainristil's fumble at the Northwestern 2-yard line. Northwestern QB Ryan Hilinski takes a knee to end the half. 

2:33 — Northwestern RB Evan Hull rushes for a 75 yard touchdown. Michigan leads 10-7.

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12:49 — Michigan RB Blake Corum rushes for 1 yard for the first score of the day. Michigan leads 7-0.

First Quarter

7:30 — Michigan RB Hassan Haskins pulls off a spin move for a 14 yard run.

13:10 — Northwestern S Brandon Joseph sacks Cade McNamara for a loss of 10 yards. 


Northwestern and Michigan present the George Jewett Trophy, honoring the first Black player for both programs.

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