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Angry face-off in tunnel before game as Michigan beat deadly rivals Ohio State first in ten years

Teams get into angry face-off in tunnel at halftime as Michigan beat longtime rivals Ohio State 42-27 for the first time in 10 years

  • Fierce rivalry between Michigan and Ohio State football teams was on display 
  • The two teams clashed in the tunnel at halftime with Michigan leading 14-13
  • Wolverines and Buckeyes were pushing, shoving and yelling in tunnel  
  • The teams needed to be separated by the game’s referees to prevent a brawl
  • Michigan prevailed winning 42-27 in their first win over Ohio since 2011 


Tensions were running high in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Saturday afternoon as the football team beat their closest rivals, Ohio State, for the first time in ten years.  

The rivalry was on display not just on the field but in the tunnel to the dressing room at halftime when Michigan held a narrow 14-13 lead.

Video captured a shouting match as the Wolverines and Buckeyes headed to their respective locker rooms as teammates began pushing, shoving and swearing at one another.

It appeared as though Michigan was were team to instigate the scuffle. 

Michigan running back Blake Corum (2) is chased by Ohio State safety Ronnie Hickman (14) during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday in Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Wolverines could be seen yelling at the Buckeyes as they walked down the tunnel with one person saying ‘Keep that s**t up!’ towards the Michigan side.  

Ohio State senior defensive end Tyreke Smith together with offensive lineman Dawand Jones could be seen giving the finger to Michigan team reports SportingNews.com, to which they responded in kind. 

Game officials including referees and coaches from both teams then got involved and attempted to usher the teams to their locker rooms safely. 

Once back on the field in the 3rd quarter, tempers boiled over as Michigan receiver Roman Wilson lay in the end zone. 

Rivalry between Michigan and Ohio State football teams was on display throughout the game

Rivalry between Michigan and Ohio State football teams was on display throughout the game

He grabbed the left leg of cornerback Cameron Brown, who responded by ripping Wilson’s helmet off and was called for unsportsmanlike conduct.

That set off a scrum that officials and coaches were barely able to contain.

The game was crucial to decide who would goes on to play in the Big Ten Championship match. 

Michigan went on to score several more touchdowns to win 42-27, breaking an eight-game losing streak to Ohio State. 

Michigan beat longtime rivals Ohio State 42-27 for the first time in 10 years

Michigan beat longtime rivals Ohio State 42-27 for the first time in 10 years

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