If Michigan needed another incentive to beat Michigan State, it looks like the players got one.
Wolverines defensive back Dymonte Thomas said the players will get miniature Paul Bunyan trophies if Michigan beats Michigan State on Saturday.
It’s a similar situation to last year, when Michigan got miniature Little Brown Jugs after the win against Minnesota.
Thomas also said if Michigan wins, the Wolverines will get mini Paul Bunyan trophies. Got mini Brown Jug after win at Minnesota last year.
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Considering Michigan has lost seven of its past eight games in the rivalry, Michigan doesn’t seem to be taking any chances when it comes to firing up the players.
No. 2 Michigan visits Michigan State for a noon ET kickoff Saturday on ESPN.
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi contributed to this report.