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Live Updates: Michigan vs. Rutgers

Michigan is back on the road this week as it traveled to Piscataway to take on Rutgers under the lights.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network.

Below are all live updates, scores and highlights from Saturday's game.

FINAL: Michigan 52, Rutgers 17

- 1:14 4Q: Michigan gets a stop on fourth down and takes over. Will kneel this one out for the win.

- 3:51 4Q: Michigan does it again in the red zone in garbage time. As Isaiah Gash punches it in for the score. Michigan 52, Rutgers 17

- 11:18 4Q: A Michigan drive in the red zone has stalled for the Wolverines. However, Jake Moody makes up on his prior misses and kicks a short-yardage field goal. Michigan 45, Rutgers 17

END OF QUARTER: Michigan 42, Rutgers 17

- :23 3Q: Two plays later, McCarthy delivers a strike to Cornelius Johnson in the back of the endzone and the Wolverines are rolling. Michigan 42, Rutgers 17

- 1:30 3Q: The Wolverines strike again on defense. Will Johnson gets the first interception of his career and the Wolverines are in business.

- 6:42 3Q: Rutgers capitulating a bit here. A pass hits a Rutgers receiver right in the hands and floats right into Mike Barrett's hands, who has his second pick of the day, and takes it to the house. Michigan 34, Rutgers 17.

- 6:53 3Q: Two plays later, Corum punches it in for his second of the day. 91 seconds with two touchdown scores. Michigan 28. Rutgers 17

- 7:39 3Q: A huge play for the defense. Michael Barrett baits Wimsatt into a throw that goes right into his hands for the interception, setting the Wolverines up in great field position.

- 8:24 3Q: After a key catch on third down by freshman Tyler Morris, Donovan Edwards gets one of his own with McCarthy floating one to him in the endzone to put the Wolverines out in front. Michigan 21, Rutgers 17

HALFTIME: Michigan 14, Rutgers 17

- :00 2Q: Michigan is totally out of sync in all facets of the game. Michigan gets into field goal range and Jake Moody misses another 50-yard field goal. Scarlet Knights take a lead into the half and will get the ball. Michigan 14, Rutgers 17

- 1:44 2Q: Rutgers drives right down the field on that missed field goal and gets the lead before halftime. Wolverines have a shot to put points up before the half. Michigan 14, Rutgers 17

- 4:42 2Q: Michigan's running game hasn't been very effective and the Wolverines' drive stalls. Jake Moody misses a 50-yard FG and the score stays the same. Michigan 14, Rutgers 10

- 13:35 2Q: A Rutgers drive that looked like it had promise is stopped in the red zone. Scarlet Knights notch a field goal to draw the game closer. Michigan 14, Rutgers 10

END OF QUARTER 1: Michigan 14, Rutgers 7

- 1:46 Q1: Michigan was fortunate to punch one in. Another fourth down on the goal line and J.J. McCarthy needed a push to get it in for the score. Michigan 14, Rutgers 7

- 5:02 1Q: Some more weirdness. Rutgers tries to kick a little onside kick after getting some momentum back. Michigan recovers, fortunately, and gets the ball around midfield.

- 5:04 1Q: Rutgers gets a punt block that trickles all the way into the endzone for the score. Sudden change after the Wolverines went three-and-out. Michigan 7, Rutgers 7

- 8:47 1Q: After a 33-yard touchdown run for Blake Corum called back, the Wolverines faced a fourth-and-goal from the one-yard line. Corum gets his touchdown with the Wolverines on the boards. Michigan 7, Rutgers 0.

- 15:00 Q1: Michigan will get the ball to start this one.


- On a day when the weather was a factor in the conference, the conditions for this one will be perfect. 70 degrees, clear skies and 6 miles per hour winds. Weather will not be a factor in Michigan's plans.

- Michigan will be without a handful of players for this one as Jaylen Harrell, Ryan Hayes, Kalel Mullings, Makari Paige and Roman Wilson all did not make the trip.

- OL Jeff Persi will get the first start of his career at left tackle in place of the injured Hayes.