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@pcallihan and Clint @Clint_Derringer preview the game vs Ohio State – SP+ analysis, commentary, and prediction. With RB Blake Corum, QB J.J. McCarthy, OL Trevor Keegan, OL Zak Zinter, LB Michael Barrett, DL Kris Jenkins, and Jim Harbaugh.
Apple Podcasts | YouTube | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | Stitcher | Email | RSS | Podcast Archive Podcast Summary Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State Buckeyes game. 0:00 Michigan Wolverines prepare for season-defining game against Ohio State Buckeyes. Clint Derringer and Phil Callihan are excited for the Michigan-Ohio State game, with both teams undefeated and a lot on the line. The game is special for both teams, with Michigan having won the last two and Ohio State struggling in recent years. Zak Zinter and Mike Sainristil reflect on their team’s 2021 loss to Ohio State and their determination to prove themselves in 2022. Clint Derringer predicts a more balanced offensive game plan for Michigan in 2023, building on the success of 2021 while avoiding the long runs of 2022. Ohio State Buckeyes’ impressive season and upcoming matchup with Michigan Wolverines. 7:53 Michigan is favored in the upcoming game against Ohio State by 6.1 points, with a 64% win probability. Michigan’s defense is strong, but they’ll need to contain Ohio State’s superstar offense. Michigan-Ohio State rivalry and allegations of program misconduct. 12:13 Michigan and Ohio State’s obsession with each other’s distractions is mutual, despite Jim Harbaugh’s absence. Clint Derringer suggests that Ohio State is involved in leaking information to the media to create a PR firestorm, despite being right in the middle of it themselves. Ryan Day’s job security is at risk if he loses to Michigan for the third time in three years, with a significant portion of the Buckeyes fan base ready to move on from him. Ohio State-Michigan rivalry and coach Ryan Day’s pressure. 17:08 Michigan players tend to perform better under pressure than Ohio State players. Phil Callihan observes that Ohio State coach Ryan Day is under pressure to perform against Michigan, particularly after his team’s close win over Notre Dame. Callihan notes that Day’s emotional response to the win was unexpected, given his reputation as a great coach, and suggests that he should act more confident and composed in big moments. Phil Callihan expresses frustration with Ryan Day’s perceived whining and lack of accountability as Michigan’s coach. Callihan predicts that Day will face pressure from the media and fans if Michigan wins on Saturday. Ohio State-Michigan football game with analysis of players and strategies. 24:19 Clint Derringer believes Michigan’s defense will be able to contain Ohio State’s Marvin Harrison Jr. but may struggle with stopping Blake Corum. Derringer thinks JJ McCarthy is more likely to make positive plays than Kyle McCord, and Donovan Edwards provides a versatile weapon for Michigan’s offense. Clint Derringer highlights Michigan’s strong performances against common opponents, while Phil Callihan and Kris Jenkins discuss the potential impact of the home crowd on the game. Michigan football team’s chances against Ohio State. 29:38 Blake Corum is excited to play in his last game at the Big House, where he’ll be facing Michigan’s rival team, with his brothers and best coaches. Phil Callihan is concerned about the team’s ability to beat their opponent three times in a row, despite their preparation and the JJ factor. Phil Callihan believes Michigan has the advantage heading into the game due to their starting 11 on each side of the ball. Ohio State fan questions program’s elite status after close calls and inconsistent play. Ohio State-Michigan football game with analysis of key players and matchups. 36:13 Clint Derringer believes Ohio State is lethal when they get out in front of their opponents, but their confidence can waver when the game is close. Ryan Day is focusing on highlighting to his team that they are capable of winning tough games, despite recent struggles in close contests. Michigan’s interior defensive line is expected to cause problems for Ohio State’s offensive line, particularly in the third and fourth quarters. Clint Derringer highlights Marvin Harrison Jr. as the key matchup for Michigan’s defense. Michigan Wolverines football game against Ohio State Buckeyes. 43:34 Phil Callihan expresses concerns about Michigan’s special teams and the impact on the game. Michigan will win by 6 points, with their defense sealing the victory. Sharon Moore’s coaching abilities are being considered for Coach of the Year, given his success as offensive line coach and play caller for Michigan. Ohio State-Michigan rivalry and upcoming game. 49:29 Trevor Keegan: Respect between Ohio State and Michigan creates high stakes and excitement for the rivalry game. Preparation for a championship football game. 50:30 Michigan Wolverines focus on preparation for championship game.