Shemon & Sheppard – In The Afternoon

Shemon & Sheppard – In The Afternoon

Shemon & Sheppard – In The Afternoon

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN - NOVEMBER 19: Alan Bowman #15 of the Michigan Wolverines celebrates a 19-17 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini with R.J. Moten #6 at Michigan Stadium on November 19, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio State and Michigan face off as undefeated teams for the first time since 2006 highlight week 13 in CFB.

For the first time since 2006, Ohio State and Michigan will square off as undefeated teams 12pm Fox

The winner of this game clinches a spot in the Big Ten Championship Game and is a near lock to reach the College Football Playoff. However, the loser is still in good shape (especially if it’s the Buckeyes):

Chance to Reach CFP – Based on Head-to-Head Result
Michigan                             Ohio State
MICH win 97%                       80%
OSU win 63%                           99%

This will be just the 9th time in major college football history two teams enter a regular-season matchup at 11-0 or better and the 4th since 1900. Last time it happened was the 2009 SEC Championship Game between 12-0 Alabama & 12-0 Florida while OSU – Michigan also made this list previously back in 2006.

Wolverines vs Buckeyes Fun Facts

Since 1935, when Michigan and Ohio State started scheduling each other as the last regular season game, Saturday will be just the 5th time the two schools enter their annual matchup undefeated. Ohio State has had the upper hand in these matchups, going 3-0-1.

Historically, AP Top-5 matchups have not been kind to the Wolverines. They are 6-23-1 in these games, the most losses by any team in the Poll Era (since 1936). That is also the 3rd-worst record in AP Top-5 matchups among teams to play five such games.

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Michigan fans cheer from the stands in the second half of the game against the  Buckeyes at Michigan Stadium on November 27, 2021 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Mulholland/Getty Images)


  • #15 Notre Dame looks to play spoiler at #6 USC, 7:30pm ABC

    After a thrilling 48-45 victory over UCLA, the Trojans turn their attention to Notre Dame on Saturday Night Football. The Trojans have scored 40+ points in five consecutive games, their longest streak since 2003 and their 2nd-longest streak in program history.

    This will be the first USC-Notre Dame game as head coaches for both Lincoln Riley and Marcus Freeman. It marks the first time each head coach will make their debut in the rivalry since Lane Kiffin and Brian Kelly in 2010. The only other times this occurred was in 1941 and 1926, the first meeting between the two schools.

  • Notre Dame vs USC Fun Facts

    Overall, USC head coaches making their debut in the rivalry are 3-13 all-time while Notre Dame head coaches making their debut are 8-7.

    USC has a +20 turnover margin this season, the best of any team in the FBS.  In addition, USC has recorded 18 interceptions, the most in the FBS and its most in a season since 2012.

  • Auburn at (8) Alabama, Sat. 3:30 ET CBS – “The Iron Bowl”

    First meeting: 1892
    Series history: Alabama leads 48-37-1  Alabama has won the last two meetings and hasn’t lost the Iron Bowl in Tuscaloosa since 2010, when Auburn went on to win the national championship.

  • Florida at #16 Florida State, Fri. 7:30 ET on ABC and ESPN-SWFL

    First meeting: 1958
    Series history: Florida leads 37-26-2

    Florida has won three straight meetings after going 1-7 against the Seminoles while Jimbo Fisher was in Tallahassee.

    Florida State has scored 38+ points in four straight games, its longest streak since 2017. The last time the Seminoles did this in five consecutive games was 2013, the season they won the national title.

  • Today (11/23/22) is Miley Cyrus 30th Birthday

    Put your hands up!


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