ANN ARBOR, Mich. – In a game where Ohio State’s offense seemed unstoppable, Michigan’s offense needed to be just as good.
And for a half, U-M hung right there with the Buckeyes, outgaining their rivals 226-189 at the half, with 14 first downs to the Buckeyes nine. However, OSU led 14-10 at the break.
Then, well, the second half started. And the Buckeyes offense took off, scoring four straight touchdown drives, outscoring the Wolverines 28-3, as they would go on to win 42-13.
Offensively, U-M quarterback Jake Rudock was a bright spot for the Wolverines. He would throw for 263 yards, completing 19-of-32 passes and one touchdown, before leaving in the fourth quarter with left shoulder injury.
Jehu Chesson would finish with eight catches for 111 yards and one touchdown. Amara Darboh would add 68 yards, with Jake Butt adding 54 yards receiving.
On the ground, Michigan struggled once again, totaling 57 total yards rushing.
In fact, Jabrill Peppers led U-M in rushing with 29 yards on seven carries. De’Veon Smith would add 23 yards on the ground.
Michigan finished with 364 total yards.