As college football’s regular season heads into its stretch run, plenty of intriguing plotlines are developing each week.
Barring a November collapse, the winner emerges as the likely division winner for a berth in the league championship game in Indianapolis in December.
November is finally here which means it’s the final month of the college football regular season and there are several key questions about our B1G teams that I will answer before revealing this week’s power rankings (as well as the new BCS Standings).
Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash. But no matter what happens, November will always find a way to set the stage for a championship race like no other month can.
Devin Gardner threw for two touchdowns and Drake Johnson ran for two, helping Michigan to a 34-10 victory over Indiana on Saturday in the aftermath of athletic director Dave Brandon’s resignation.
Last week was kind of a weird week in the B1G.
Two things are apparent in the Big Ten as November approaches.
Michigan (3-5, 1-3 Big Ten) enters the stretch on Saturday with a homecoming game against Indiana and needing to win three of four to become bowl-eligible.
While lineman Jack Miller said the Wolverines meant no disrespect to the Spartans, he was not surprised they were offended at the gesture.
The Wolverines did score a touchdown this time — the first time they’d managed that against the Spartans since 2011 — but it came late in the fourth quarter.