Rutgers vs. Michigan Live updates Score, results, highlights, for Saturday's NCAAF game
Live scores, highlights and updates from the Rutgers vs. Michigan football game
Michigan won against Penn St. last Saturday with 42 points, and Michigan decided to stick to that point total again on Saturday. Michigan were fully in charge, breezing past Rutgers 42-7. The contest was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point Michigan had established a 35-7 advantage.
Among those leading the charge for Michigan was Shea Patterson, who passed for 260 yards and 3 touchdowns. Patterson has been a consistent playmaker for Michigan as this was the fifth good game in a row from him. Nico Collins was in the mix, too, providing Michigan with two touchdowns. A silver lining for Rutgers was the play of Isaih Pacheco, who rushed for 142 yards and 1 touchdown on 16 carries. One of the most memorable plays of the match was Pacheco's 80-yard touchdown rush in the first quarter.
The victory was the ninth in a row for Michigan and raised their record to 9-1. Rutgers's loss makes it nine in a row and drags their record down to 1-9.
Next week Michigan will take on Indiana at 12:11 p.m. Michigan will have the chance to boost their scoring average against a Indiana defense that has allowed 30 points per game on average. Rutgers will stay at home against Penn St. at 12:11 p.m. Rutgers's defense better steel itself: Penn St. are averaging 35.7 points per game.
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