Michigan football reveals full revised schedule for 2021 season
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan football revealed the full revised version of its 2021 schedule, including four date changes in the Big Ten portion. LATEST: Michigan football winning another offseason title, but will that finally translate to the field? The trip to East Lansing will now come on Oct. 30, when Michigan was supposed to play at Nebraska. Even though the Ohio State game in Columbus was canceled last season, the 2021 meeting will still take place in Ann Arbor. The Big Ten’s rule against non-conference games last season resulted in the cancellation.
Michigan football’s season opener vs. Minnesota will kick off at night
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The 2020 Michigan football season will kick off with a top 25 matchup under the lights. 24 Minnesota will begin at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Minnesota is one of four ranked teams on Michigan’s eight-game regular season schedule. One week after the opener against Minnesota, Jim Harbaugh’s team will host in-state rival Michigan State on Halloween. More Michigan football storiesPredictions:Lists:Player profiles:
Game-by-game (including 9th matchup) predictions for new Michigan football schedule
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan football team have fought for a season since the moment the Big Ten announced football would be postponed. Michigan put a beating on Michigan State for the first time in a long time last year, dropping 44 points on the Spartans and running them out of Ann Arbor. Michigan outplayed Penn State on the road last season, a year after smacking the Nittany Lions by 35 points in Ann Arbor. Probably not a lot, but if Milton can be at least as good as Shea Patterson was last season, Michigan should be the favorite at home. Unless Milton emerges as a Heisman-level quarterback in his first season, Michigan probably won’t be competitive in this game.
Michigan football announces 10-game schedule for 2020 season
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan revealed its 10-game schedule for the 2020 season, including five high-profile matchups and an additional Big Ten game. Here’s the full schedule:Sept. 5: vs. PurdueSept. 12: at MinnesotaSept. 19: vs. Penn StateSept. 26: at RutgersOct. 3: vs. Michigan StateOct. 17: at IndianaOct. 24: at Ohio StateOct. 31: vs. WisconsinNov. 7: vs. MarylandNov. 21: at NorthwesternClick here to view Michigan State’s full 2020 football schedule. The Ohio State game, which is always reserved for the final week of the season, has been moved to the middle of October. Michigan was scheduled to play at Michigan State and home against Indiana this season, but those venues have been flipped. That could mean Michigan will now have one home game and one road game against main rivals Michigan State and Ohio State in future seasons, instead of having both at home or both on the road.
Ranking every game on Michigans 2020 football schedule from easiest to most difficult
But one thing that can never change: Michigan playing Indiana the week before the Ohio State game. Michigan StateIt feels strange to have Michigan State so low on this list, but the reality is Mel Tucker inherited a bit of a mess. Michigan state introduces Colorados Mel Tucker as head football coachEven more worrisome: Michigan State has ranked 36th, 31st, 33rd and 43rd in national recruiting the last four years, and currently sits at No. Last year was the first close game between Michigan and Penn State in five years. Michigans 2015 road win over Penn State wasnt particularly close, either, though the scoring margin wasnt as drastic as the others.