Jim Hackett, who as Michigan’s interim athletic director is in the process of finding a new coach, thanked Hoke and said the team and school owes him a debt of gratitude.
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Even though the most important college football bowl games had already been announced, the Central Michigan Chippewas celebrated their bowl bid like they were going to the National Championship.
After holding off challenges from Toledo and Western Michigan within the division, Northern Illinois had little trouble in its long-awaited rematch with the Falcons.
The Blazers became bowl eligible with a win Saturday against Southern Miss.
Several Spartans and Wolverines were named All-Big 10 by the media, joining national standouts Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett.
Gardner showed an admirable display of support for rival Buckeye quarterback J.T. Barrett when Barrett went down in the fourth quarter with a season-ending ankle injury on Saturday.
Connor Cook threw a 10-yard TD pass and Langford chipped in with a 3-yard score in the third quarter to methodically put it away.
With no postseason, the only thing left to be decided for Michigan is the future of coach Brady Hoke. Interim AD Jim Hackett will make the call on whether the coach stays or goes.
Mark Dantonio is calling Saturday’s game at Penn State a “program game” because No. 10 Michigan State has the opportunity to win at least 10 games for the fourth time in five years.
Michigan loses and its season ends. Ohio State loses and it still will play for the Big Ten title a week later in Indianapolis against the Minnesota-Wisconsin winner.