INDIANAPOLIS – Michigan’s Friday game on Saturday came with over a minute left in the Big Ten Championship game. Werewolves 2 don’t need it to win, or to prove their superiority over 13 Iowa, but when the pluses are calculated and the scores announced, it takes on a special meaning for many. people on the sidelines of UM.
“It’s 42 points when we all look up there,” Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters. “Describe that.”
“God works in mysterious ways,” said all-American defense chief Aidan Hutchinson after the 42-3 win, which delivered Michigan’s first Big Ten title in 17 years.
Hutchinson approached Harbaugh earlier in the week about dedicating the Werewolf effort at this game to Tate Myre, the football and wrestling star at Oxford High School in Michigan who was killed in a shooting at the school. his school on Tuesday.
He wore the number 42 on his shirt when he ran back to Oxford. During the Iowa game, the Michigan players wore a patch on their right shoulder that resembled the letter Oxford’s “O” and included the unified number and Myre initials.
Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel also arranged for Myre family members and his coach to serve as honorary captains for the game.
It is speculated that Myre died trying to disarm the shooter. People who know him Recommended for Detroit Free Press that might be why he was among the victims.
“When you read all the accounts – and I talked to coach (Zach) Line at Oxford High School – Tate was a fighter,” Harbaugh said. “The best athlete in the school could easily pass that school and be the first to get out. He just felt like he wasn’t going to run from that fire; he was rushing into it. He was a big brother. hero.”