Jim Harbaugh inspected as Michigan goes behind early against Rutgers
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Jim Harbaugh was under fire as his Michigan football team decreased 17-7 to Rutgers at halftime of their Huge 10 matchup Saturday.
Rutgers was up 17-0 at one point before the Wolverines made a change at quarterback and subbed Cade McNamara in for Joe Milton. McNamara led Michigan down the field to score their very first touchdown of the game in the second quarter.
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But it wasn’t enough to please a hungry Michigan fan base that has actually seen its team lose three of the first four video games of the season regardless of beginning the year ranked. #FireHarbaugh started to trend on social media with fans and alumni ripping the group.
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If that wasn’t enough, Rutgers just has one win versus Michigan in 6 all-time matches. The win came in their first-ever matchup in 2014. Because then, the Wolverines have owned the series winning the last 5 matchups.
Michigan beat Rutgers 52-0 last season and 42-7 in 2018. The Wolverines trounced Rutgers 78-0 in 2016. The Scarlet Knights hadn’t scored more than 16 points in a game against them since their first meeting. Rutgers has just scored 21 points in their last 3 conferences.
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If Rutgers pulls out the triumph, they will have connected their wins mark from last season. They currently have more Big 10 wins than the previous 2 seasons with one.