Michigan's 78-0 Beatdown of Rutgers Is Your Box Score of the Week

(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Michigan's 78-0 Beatdown of Rutgers Is Your Box Score of the Week

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Michigan's 78-0 Beatdown of Rutgers Is Your Box Score of the Week

Michigan played its first road game at Rutgers. It got ugly for the Scarlet Knights and stayed ugly, in a 78-0 Wolverines win. This was Michigan’s largest margin of victory since beating Chicago 85-0 in 1939.

Here are some highlights from the box score.

  • Michigan out-gained Rutgers 600-39
  • Rutgers gained 39 total yards on 54 plays, an average of 0.72 yards/play
  • Rutgers had 2 first downs the entire game, which came when it was well out of hand. The Scarlet Knights went 0-17 on third down conversions. They punted 16 times.
  • The Wolverines ran for 481 yards on 56 carries. They scored nine rushing touchdowns.
  • Jabrill Peppers had 74 yards and 2 touchdowns on three offensive touches. He also had a punt return for a touchdown that was called back for a penalty.

Your move, Urban.

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