Recap: After U-M Loss, Retention Unlikely?

Michigan made some costly second half mistakes as the offense sputtered in a 23-16 home loss to Maryland Saturday. What's next for the Michigan program and how much of a chance do the Wolverines have at Ohio State next week?

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan (5-6) wanted a win for many reasons Saturday.

12 seniors took the field at Michigan Stadium for the final time but all left the tunnel with a 23-16 loss to Maryland (7-4).

Senior quarterback Devin Gardner was as healthy as he's been since early in the season showing nice wheels as he rushed for 82-yards and a touchdown. The problem for Gardner was the passing game.

Dealing with drops and under pressure most of the day, Gardner completed 13-of-24 passes for just 106-yards, including an interception.

The lone bright spot offensively was sophomore running back Drake Johnson, carrying the ball 14 times for 94-yards, including a long of 17.

In the end, a block in the back took a touchdown away from Dennis Norfleet while a roughing the kicker penalty gave Maryland four more points in the fourth quarter, too much for Michigan to overcome.

Sam Webb and Kyle Bogenschutz take a closer look at Michigan's loss to Maryland, what the future could look like with the current Wolverines' coaching staff, and a quick peek at next week's match-up at Ohio State.

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