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November 20, 1998 - Image 16

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All roads lead to ... Columbus? With
Michigan struggling early and Ohio State
demolishing opponents, the two teams
appeared headed In opposite directions.
Now, they meet once again with a Big Ten
title hanging In the balance.
The season recaps...,
MICHIGAN (74,8-2)

Game 1: Notre Dame 36,
Michigan 20
With versatile quarterback
Jarious Jackson leading the
charge, the Irish rolled
past the Wolverines to the
tune of 475 total yards.
Jackson threw for two
touchdowns, and Autry
Denson ran for 162 yards.

Game 8: Michigan 15,
Minnesota 10
The Wolverines overcame
turnovers and a minus-23-
yard rushing performance
to eke out a victory i the
Metrodome. The defense
recorded its third safety of
the season, tying a team


Game 2: Syracuse 38,
Michigan 28
Behind Donovan
McNabb's potent option
attack, the Wolverines
yielded 430 yards of total
offense. McNabb
completed 21 of 27
passing attempts.
Game 3: Michigan 59,
Eastern Michigan 20
Anthony Thomas stormed for
three touchdowns and 117
yards rushing en route to a
thrashing pf the overmatched
Eagles. The Wolverines picked
off four passes in the game.

Game 7: Michigan 21,
Indiana 10
The dreaded option
offense, which plagued
Michigan all season, was
inally solved against
Indiana and elusive
quarterback Antwaan
Randle El.
Game 6: Michigan 12,
Northwestern 6
In torrential rains and high
winds, the Wolverines won
for the second straight
week in adverse
conditions. Tai Streets
caught a 30-yard pass for
the lone touchdown in the

Game 9: Michigan 27, Penn State 0
Behind a stifling defense, the W ernes recorded
their first shutout of the season. The Nittany Lions
were held scoreless for the first time in 11 years. Safety
Marcus Ray returned for his rst game since the
Syracuse game.
Game 10: Michigan 27, Wisconsin 10
The Wolverines rushed for 257 yards against the nation's
No.1 rushin defense. Clarence Williams rushed for 121
yards and Anthony Thomas added 102.

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Game 4: Michigan 29,
Michigan State 17
Behind 414 yards of total
offense, the Wolverines
thwarted a Michigan State
team that demolished
Notre Dame a week
earlier. Anthony Thomas
scampered for a career
long 69-yard touchdown.

Game 5: Michigan 12,
Iowa 9
In muddy Kinnick
Stadium, a safety of lowa's
dangerous punt returner
Kahlil Hill secured a
Michigan victory. The
defense put the clamp
down, only allowing three
field goals.

Michigan photos by MARGARET MYRS WARREN ZINN/Daly
Ohio State photos by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Game 1: Ohio State 34,
West Virginia 17
The top-ranked Buckeyes
didn't disappoint,
demolishing the 11th-
ranked Mountaineers. The
Ohio State defense limited
Amos Zereoue and the
West Virginia running
game to 78 yards.
Game 2: Ohio State 49,
Toledo 0
Michael Wiley rushed for
151 yards including a 76-
yard touchdown run.
Toledo completed only
three of eight passes for
seven yards.

Game 10: Ohio State 45,
Iowa 14
The Buckeyes bounced
back from teir only loss
by scorin at least 40
points for the fourth time
this season. The Ohio
State defense recorded a
school-record 11 sacks
in the contest.
Game 8: Ohio State 38,
Indiana 7
Boston caught two
touchdown passes and-
returned a punt 70 yards
for another, and Germaine
was 31-of45 for 351 yards
and three touchdowns -
with no pass going for
more than 33 yards.


Game 9: Michigan State 28, OStatetate 24
Germaine 16-of-34, 239 yards) struggled under the intense
pressure of the S artans' defensive line, and Wiley's 100 yards
weren't enough to overcome e Michigan State defense.
Renaldo Hill intercepte r a Germaine pass in the end zone to put a
stop to-the final Ohio State rally.

Game 3: Ohio State 35,
Missouri 14
Ohio State amassed 531
yards, including a career-
high 209 yards rushing by
Wiley. The Buckeyes
overcame an early 14-13
deficit en route to a

Game 5: Ohio State 41,
illinois 0
In the first of a string of
four 300-yard passing
games, Joe Germaine
spread the wealth - six
receivers had at least 29
yards receiving. Na'il
Diggs returned a fumble
47 yards for a touchdown.

Game 7: Ohio State 36,
Northwestern 10
Second-team tailback and
fan favorite Joe
Montgomery ran for 100
yards on 17 carries and
Boston had 171 yards
receiving. Germaine was
average: 342 yards and
three touchdowns.

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