Michigan has only played Rutgers eight times throughout history and has a 7-1 record against the Scarlet Knights. They first played in 2014. Here you can reminisce about the ten longest plays against Rutgers.
Giles Jackson 95-yard kickoff return TD (2020)
Jabrill Peppers 63-yard TD run (2016)
Chris Evans 61-yard TD run (2018)
Jake Rudock 56-yard pass to Jake Butt (2015)
Chris Evans 56-yard run (2016)
Cade McNamara 51-yard pass to Mike Sainristil (2021)
Karan Higdon 49-yard run (2017)
Shea Patterson 48-yard pass to Nico Collins (2019)
Cade McNamara 46-yard TD pass to Cornelius Johnson (2020)
Donovan Edwards 46-yard run (2022)
Hit the jump for videos of Jackson, Peppers, and Evans.
NOTE: I thought I posted this in the middle of last week, but turns out I forgot to make it live. So now you get it on the morning of Week 2.
Detroit Lions defensive end Hutchinson made 3 tackles in a 21-20 win over the Chiefs, but he was constantly double-teamed. And in the NFL season debut on TV, the broadcasters constantly talked about how the Chiefs were “cheating” via false starts and illegal alignments to prevent Hutchinson from getting to Patrick Mahomes.
LB Devin Bush, Jr. (Seattle Seahawks): Bush made 1 tackle in a 30-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. This was Bush’s debut with Seattle after being drafted by the Steelers.
DE Frank Clark (Denver Broncos): Clark made 2 tackles in a 17-16 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders. Clark is in his first season with the Broncos after coming over from the Kansas City Chiefs.
WR Nico Collins (Houston Texans): Collins made 6 catches for 80 yards and 1 touchdown in a 25-9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
DE Mike Danna (Kansas City Chiefs): Danna made 6 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 pass breakup in a 21-20 loss to the mighty Detroit Lions.
RB Chris Evans (Cincinnati Bengals): Evans had 2 carries for 12 yards in a 24-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns.
S Daxton Hill (Cincinnati Bengals): Hill made 6 tackles and his first career interception in a 24-3 loss to the Browns.
S Josh Metellus (Minnesota Vikings): Metellus made 6 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 20-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Metellus recently signed a 2-year, $13 million contract extension and is a captain for the Vikings.
K Jake Moody (San Francisco 49ers): Moody was 3/3 on extra points and 3/3 on field goals, including a long of 41 yards, in a 30-7 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
DT Mike Morris (Seattle Seahawks): Morris made 2 tackles in his NFL debut, a 30-13 loss to the Rams.
DE David Ojabo (Baltimore Ravens): Ojabo made 3 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 forced fumble on former Ohio State quarterback Marcus Stroud in a 25-9 win over the Texans.
Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker/defensive end Brandon Graham had an outstanding day on Sunday when he made 6 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and 1 pass breakup in a 24-8 win over the Washington Commanders. He was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady completed 31/42 passes for 271 yards, 1 touchdown, and 0 interceptions in a 14-12 loss to the Green Bay Packers
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Devin Bush, Jr. made 11 tackles in a 29-27 loss to the Cleveland Browns
Kansas City Chiefs DE Frank Clark made 3 tackles and 1 sack in a 20-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts
Packers OLB Rashan Gary made 3 tackles and 1 sack in a 14-12 win over the Bucs
Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 7 tackles in a 23-16 win over the New York Giants
Minnesota Vikings S Josh Metellus made 11 tackles and 1 huge interception in a 28-24 win over the Detroit Lions
New England Patriots S Jabrill Peppers made 7 tackles and 1 fumble recovery in a 37-26 loss to the Baltimore Ravens
Steelers DT Chris Wormley made 5 tackles in a 29-27 defeat at the hands of the Browns
The Cleveland Browns’ Donovan Peoples-Jones had an outstanding game on Sunday, catching 4 passes for 101 yards and 2 touchdowns. The two scores were a short catch-and-run and a 57-yard Hail Mary at the end of the first half.