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.
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.
Down 24-14 at the break, Michigan made adjustments on both sides of the ball and outscored Northwestern 28-0 in the second half.
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.
The season started slowly for junior wide receiver Roy Roundtree. But last year's leading receiver came up big in the second half against Northwestern.
In his keys to the game, Michael Rothstein writes of the dangers of Michigan's first road game and of facing Northwestern QB Dan Persa.
Northwestern's offense is dangerous with Dan Persa at the helm, but its defense is suspect, particularly in the secondary.