WEEK 12 / Michigan 8-2 (5-2) vs. Wisconsin 10-0, 7-0

12pm ET | FOX

ILB
#9 Mike McCray
57 total tackles, 9 tackles-for-loss, 3.5 sacks
vs
TE
#81 Troy Fumagalli
33 rec., 422 yards (12.8 avg.), 3 TD

Analysis

The 5th ranked and undefeated Badgers continue their drive towards the College Football Playoff in need of an impressive win over the Wolverines.

Fumagalli (6060/248) is one of the best tight ends in the nation and a key offensive cog for Wisconsin. He has grabbed 33 passes for 422 yards (12.8avg) and 3 touchdowns as a senior and has accumulated 122 career receptions for 1,502 yards (12.3avg) and 6 total scores.

McCray (6040/242) has been a mainstay for the Michigan defense in posting 57 total tackles, 9 tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks in 2017, while his career stat-line includes 132 total tackles, 23.5 tackles-for-loss, 8 sacks, 6 pass breakups and 2 interceptions.

Expect this individual matchup to be repeated in Mobile when the North practices at Ladd-Peebles Stadium the week of January 27th.

 

Best of the Rest:
Rutgers @ Indiana: OLB #58 Kemoko Turay vs. TE #80 Ian Thomas
Pittsburgh @ Virginia Tech: WR #85 Jester Weah vs. CB #31 Brandon Facyson
UMass @ BYU: TE #81 Adam Breneman vs. LB #4 Fred Warner
Houston @ Tulane: WR #15 Linell Bonner vs. CB #17 Parry Nickerson

 

-- Phil Savage, Reese's Senior Bowl Executive Director