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11Oct 2019
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Mini Preview: Michigan vs. Illinois

NOTE: This is a ridiculously busy week for me, and sometimes you just have to punt. I have a couple family members with medical issues, a bunch of stuff going on with football, and other stuff.

ROSTER NOTES

  • Illinois players recruited by Michigan include: OL Verdis Brown, RB Mike Epstein, TE Luke Ford, LB Dele’ Harding, WR Josh Imatorbhebhe, QB Brandon Peters, WR Trevon Sidney, LB Khalan Tolson, QB Isaiah Williams
  • Illinois QB Brandon Peters (questionable) transferred from Michigan
  • Illinois LB Dele’ Harding (56 tackles, 4.5 TFL, 2 INT, 1 TD) was committed to Michigan in the 2016 class
  • Michigan players from the State of Illinois include: LB Jordan Glasgow, RB Danny Hughes, OL Trevor Keegan, QB Michael Sessa, TE Will Sessa

LAST TIME THEY PLAYED

  • On October 22, 2016, Michigan beat Illinois, 41-8
  • Illinois QB Jeff George, Jr. completed 4/15 passes for 95 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
  • Karan Higdon ran 8 times for 106 yards and 1 TD
  • 14 different Michigan players ran the ball, and 11 different Michigan players registered at least one reception

PREDICTIONS

  • Joe Milton throws and runs for a TD
  • Josh Uche gets 2 sacks
  • Michigan 38, Illinois 13
10Oct 2019
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Michigan vs. Iowa Awards

Aidan Hutchinson and Kwity Paye (image via Wolverines Wire)

Let’s see more of this guy on offense . . . Tru Wilson. Wilson had 4 carries for 28 yards in a little bit of action on Saturday. One reason he has not played much so far this year is because of a broken hand he suffered in camp. Another reason is that freshman Zach Charbonnet has shown promise, but Charbonnet has some vision issues and hasn’t developed the patience required.

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