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.
Michigan's first conference title since 1985-86 is even more impressive considering the depth and quality of the Big Ten, which is regarded as the nation's top conference.
Besides being 6-foot-9 forwards, there are a lot of similarities in the way Michigan's Evan Smotrycz and Northwestern's John Shurna play.
Wide receiver Jehu Chesson has become Michigan's 24th commitment for the 2012 class, choosing the Wolverines over Iowa and Northwestern.
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 has cracked the Top 10 in the coaches' poll for the first time since the 2007 preseason.
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.
Michigan ventures out of the Big House for the first time all season to take on Northwestern.
Al Borges and the Wolverines offense experimented with several new wrinkles, much of which worked against undermanned Minnesota.
Northwestern's offense is dangerous with Dan Persa at the helm, but its defense is suspect, particularly in the secondary.