Play in the trenches key in intrastate rivalry
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The quarterbacks, Tom Brady and Bill Burke, have impressive numbers. Still, when Michigan and Michigan State meet, it's usually the running game that decides the outcome.
That could be the case Saturday when No. 3 Michigan (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) faces the 11th-ranked Spartans (5-0, 2-0).
"From the film we've seen, they have a great offensive line,"
Michigan nose guard Rob Renes said. "They sustain their blocks,
and they're big. This will be the toughest ...
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