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What People Are Saying About Northwestern vs. No. 6 Michigan

What is social media saying about the B1G matchup?

Sixth ranked Michigan is hosting the Northwestern Wildcats at home in a pivotal matchup for both teams. Northwestern is hoping to play spoiler for Michigan's perfect season. The Ringer's Rodger Sherman believes that Northwestern can pull the upset because you never know which Northwestern, or Michigan you'll get.

The teams will be playing for the George Jewett Trophy, honoring the first Black football player at both universities. Here is the inspiration behind the trophy, from Medill's own J.A. Adande:

Somehwere, Vince Lombardi is smiling at this game (via Jeff Eisenband)

At the end of the first quarter, we had a 0-0 game, otherwise known as N00M. The Sickos Committee approves.

N00M is dead. May it live on forever in our hearts, via 247 Sports' Zach Shaw.

The Northwestern offense has entered the chat (via Zach Shaw):

Michigan fumbled inside their own five yard line, making this tweet by Slate's Alex Kirshner even more of a chance at coming true.


Can't wait until basketball season, (via @kicknyrgios)

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The one thing Michigan's marching band and I have in common: dominating in pong (via ESPN's Tom VanHaaren):

I've always said Northwestern is what Michigan wants to be.

Northwestern alumni Lia Assimakopoulos has had it with field goals.

The one unifying thing for the Big Ten, other than hating Clemson:

John C. Borger says Michigan turned up the sliders in the second half:

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