October 30th, 2004: The night Braylon Edwards crushed Spartan Nation

The night was young. The unranked Michigan State Spartans had surprised college football and jumped ahead on the #11 Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor 27-10 with 8:43 left in the fourth quarter. And then, as this rival has so many times before, reality set in for the Spartan faithful.

Michigan came roaring back on the shoulders of Braylon Edwards as the Wolverines fought back to beat the Spartans 45-37 in triple overtime. Edwards racked in a ridiculous 189 receiving yards on 11 receptions with three touchdowns, including two TDs that showed his prowess as a receiver. The Spartan defensive backfield and all of Spartan Nation watched in shock as Edwards and star QB Chad Henne diced the Spartan secondary for arguably the best comeback victory in Paul Bunyan Trophy history.

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Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes leaves in 3rd quarter after possible concussion

The words that Kansas City Chiefs fans everywhere were terrified to hear have come to pass – MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes is injured and will not be returning to today’s divisional round playoff game against the Cleveland Browns. #Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes (concussion) will NOT return to today's game. Will be Chad Henne the rest … Read more

Game of the Day: Wolverines survive Spartans rally to win 2005 matchup in OT (VIDEO)

There are few games better during the college football season than seeing the two in-state rivals from the great state of Michigan go head to head! The Michigan Wolverines were able to survive a comeback from the Michigan State Spartans and get the job in in overtime at Spartan Stadium during the 2005 edition of … Read more

Hey Spartans, it’s time to stop acting like “Lil Brother”

Chris Frey is the latest example in a string of Lil Brother-like comments (Author’s note, I am and always will be a Spartan. Was born Green and White thanks to two wonderful Michigan State alums for parents) The date is November 4th, 2007. Michigan and Michigan State duke it out at Spartan Stadium in a … Read more

10 Michigan/Michigan State games… From a fans point of view (Part One)

Welcome to Men on Football… I’ve got Paul Rochon and Dylan Bair to give their opinions on 10 recent UofM/MSU football games… from a male’s point of view. Editor’s disclaimer: Paul is, and I quote, the “best couch General Manager alive. More Michigan than Bo. Never wrong, often misunderstood.” Second editor’s disclaimer: Dylan is, again … Read more

Top 10 Michigan Football players this century

NCAA Football: Orange Bowl-Michigan vs Florida State

With Michigan’s real 2017 roster coming out, the hype has been building so we take a look at the best Wolverines since the year 2000. This list was a challenge to assemble. Several players that I left off have strong arguments in their favor. It’s worth a reminder that this is based solely on individual accomplishments, not … Read more

Top 5 Michigan quarterbacks in program history

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The Michigan Wolverines are arguably one of the most successful teams in college football. That doesn’t come by accident, and in fact comes by leadership. The quarterback position is the biggest leadership position there is in football. Throughout Michigan’s rich history, they have had many great leaders at quarterback, they were All-Americans, Big Ten Champions, and even National Champions. These are the Top 5 University of Michigan quarterbacks.

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