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Jim Harbaugh knows his defense has to show up to beat Penn State, but he also challenged all 11 players on the offense to improve.

Jim Harbaugh leans on Michigan’s defense; Penn State fans mock Flint water crisis

Tolly Taylor

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Michigan’s defense key vs. Penn State

All year, the Wolverines defense has been reliably great, and it will have to be once again if Michigan wants to beat No. 2 ranked Penn State Saturday. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh recognizes how well they have played: “We’re doing some really great things on defense.”

Penn State fans compare Flint water to Michigan QBs

Penn State fans used the outside of a building to drape signs that compared the water quality in Flint, Mich., to the Wolverines’ quarterback situation. The image received immediate backlash.

Jim Harbaugh challenges entire offense to improve

Jim Harbaugh refuses to single anyone out on offense; instead, he’s asking all 11 players to get better. The game Saturday against the Nittany Lions would be a good time to start.

Michigan prepares for Saquon Barkley

As the Wolverines prepare for Saturday, the defense knows what it’s up against in Penn State’s star running back, Saquon Barkley. Michigan defensive tackle Maurice Hurst said when Barkley was a freshman, he thought he would be a future NFL top-10 pick.

Uber driver Maurice Hurst

Speaking of Hurst: Michigan’s star DT revealed Monday he’s been driving for Uber for years. Hurst is obviously doing a good job; he has a 4.9 rating with 86 five-star reviews.

Why QB Brandon Peters isn’t starting

Land of 10’s Kevin Goheen breaks down why Wolverines quarterback Brandon Peters isn’t starting this week against Penn State.

Michigan tennis’ Chiara Lommer wins at ITA Regional

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