The Michigan Wolverines entered Saturday needing a big day from their offense to keep up with the high-scoring Indiana Hoosiers. In a record-setting performance, quarterback Devin Gardner and wide receiver Jeremy Gallon answered the challenge.
Every Saturday night during the Big Ten football season, BTN.com posts its “U.S. Marine Corps: Leaders of the Week.” The feature is designed to honor some of the top individual Big Ten performances. Check out our Week 7 stars in this post.
Looking for Week 8 highlights, stats and game stories? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Catch up on all the day’s best highlights and get caught up on all the stats and action from a wild Saturday in this post.
Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby is the second Big Ten player, and the second Big Ten player in as many weeks, to be ejected for targeting. Roby was booted after a jarring first-quarter hit on Iowa tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz in Saturday’s 34-24 victory. A week ago, Nebraska cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste was tossed for the same rule.
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Michigan wide receiver Jeremy Gallon had a career day in Saturday’s wild 63-47 victory vs. Indiana. Devin Gardner’s favorite target went for a Big Ten-record 369 receiving yards and hauled in a pair of scoring strikes. The 369 yards were just 93 short of Gallon’s season total (462) entering the game. Watch a few of Gallon’s highlights in this post.
At halftime of the Purdue-Michigan State on Saturday afternoon, the Boilermakers’ marching band put on a performance that caught our attention. Motorcycle enthusiasts will find it interesting, too. Yes, the band formed a motorcycle, and it even included “exhaust” for when it moved across the field. It was really cool, and you can watch it below.