Michigan vs Nebraska : Nebraska is still in search of their first win under first-year head coach Scott Frost after a disappointing loss to Troy last week that dropped the Cornhuskers to 0-2 for the first time since 1957. Things might get worse before they get better for Frost and Nebraska, however, as they travel to the Big House to take on the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines who are heavy favorites.
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Michigan has gotten somewhat on track in recent weeks after losing their opener to Notre Dame when the offense struggled to get anything going with quarterback Shea Patterson having a ton of expectations and pressure on his shoulders.
Nebraska takes to the road for the first time in 2018, traveling to Michigan for the Big Ten opener. The matchup between two of college football’s iconic programs will kick off at Noon ET (11 a.m. CT) on Saturday at Michigan Stadium.
SMU will travel to No. 19 Michigan on Saturday for an afternoon game in Ann Arbor.
The Wolverines are 1-1 on the season after falling to Notre Dame in their season opener. They rebounded with a 49–3 win against Western Michigan last weekend.
Mustangs are 0–2 under new head coach Sonny Dykes. SMU lost its season opener to North Texas, 46-23, before getting handled 42-12 by TCU last week.
Michigan is reportedly a 35-point favorite going into Saturday’s game.
Nebraska and Michigan both rank among the top five all-time in college football in victories and have combined to win 88 conference championships and play in 99 bowl games. Both schools have a history of national championships, most recently sharing the 1997 national title.
Nebraska will head to Ann Arbor looking for its first victory of 2018, following a second close home loss in a 24-19 setback against Troy. The Huskers controlled the stat sheet for a second straight win, but had three costly turnovers in dropping to 0-2.
Michigan will enter Saturday’s game with a 2-1 record following a 45-20 victory over SMU on Saturday in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines dropped their opener at No. 8 Notre Dame, but have rolled to wins the past two weeks, outscoring the opposition 94-23. Michigan has made a statement in the running game, churning out 308 and 237 yards on the ground the past two weeks.