Michigan Wolverines quarterback Devin Gardner has the offense running consistently well, as he took another step in his development and heightened the question about who should be the starting quarterback.
Michigan senior quarterback Denard Robinson will not start for the second straight game due to a ulnar nerve injury in his right elbow.
Michael Rothstein writes in his Front Four keys to the game that Michigan's offensive gameplan will change dramatically depending on who starts at quarterback.
Michigan got the victory in its first trip to enemy territory, but tougher trip to Michigan State looms next week.
Michigan continued its second-half dominance, outscoring Northwestern 28-0 in the final two quarters to stay undefeated.
Northwestern's offense is dangerous with Dan Persa at the helm, but its defense is suspect, particularly in the secondary.