Defense/Special Teams Notes: Jeter's Defensive Touchdown Sparks Michigan

Austin Fox, Staff Writer
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Defense/Special Teams Notes: Jeter's Defensive Touchdown Sparks Michigan
Defense/Special Teams Notes: Jeter's Defensive Touchdown Sparks Michigan

Michigan won the turnover battle in a big way in Saturday night's 49-24 beatdown of Minnesota in Minneapolis. U-M's defense not only forced two Golden Gopher turnovers, but took one of those — a fumble recovery — to the house for a touchdown to spark the Maize and Blue. Redshirt sophomore viper Michael Barrett blindsided Minnesota redshirt junior quarterback Tanner Morgan on a blitz midway through the first quarter, causing the ball to pop out and go flying right into the hands of redshirt junior defensive tackle Donovan Jeter.