Instant Recap, Reaction, Highlights & More From Michigan's 36-14 Win Over Cincinnati

PAC-12 Ducks outlast Cornhuskers USC tops Sanford & more

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Offensively, Michigan was okay, but quarterback Wilton Speight threw a pair of interceptions for touchdowns to allow Florida to stay in the game. Freshman Quinn Nordin was named the Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player of the Week after kicking four field goals, including a 55-yarder, against Florida. Speight opened with a 43-yard touchdown throw off play action and inside of a crystal clean pocket.

Despite a strong beginning, the Cincinnati Bearcats - led by former Clay-Chalkville quarterback Hayden Moore - played the Michigan Wolverines but were beaten at 36-14. Moore finished 17-for-28 for 151 yards. Look out for how many rushing yards MI may be able to put up on Cincinnati after 215 against a strong Florida defense. Cincy cuts UM lead to 17-14.

We have yet to see MI face an elite offense, but if the Wolverines are going to be a CFP contender, this defense is the reason why. MI is 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 non-conference games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games in September. The drive was extended when MI converted on fourth-and-eight on a 20-yard pass from Speight to Kekoa Crawford putting the Wolverines at the Bearcats' 12.

MI then went ahead 36-14 with 4:21 left in the game on a 24-yard interception return for a touchdown by sophomore cornerback Lavert Hill.

With just over four minutes remaining before halftime, Adams was in the right place again as he picked up a fumble from 46 yards out to make the score 31-7.

The Bearcats started the Luke Fickell era with a remarkably unconvincing win over FCS cellar-dweller Austin Peay, while MI overcame a sloppy performance in their debut, topping Florida despite surrendering two first-half pick-sixes.

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After the game, MI coach Jim Harbaugh said that Speight has a bad habit of handing the ball off with one hand, which can cause the ball to slip and be fumbled.

Nine plays later, Mike Boone ran a yard for the touchdown, cutting the Wolverines lead to 14-7.

Leon Halip/Getty ImagesTyree Kinnel intercepts the ball and scores a first quarter touchdown against Cincinnati.

Last week MI held Florida to 192 yards, forced three turnovers (returning a fumble for a score) and held the Gators to nine first downs.

The first came on an attempted end-around to Crawford, and blame could be placed on both players, while the second came at the 3-yard line in the second quarter.

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