Michigan – Minnesota Photo Blog

I’m a few games behind on posting pictures, so rather than rehash old news (and ugly pictures), I’m just going to post pictures (happier ones) for a couple of games.  Enjoy!

This was a common sight on the day.  Michigan D-Line closing in, only for the quick dumpoff to the back for a big gain.

This was a common sight on the day. Michigan D-Line closing in, only for the quick dumpoff to the back for a big gain.

Michigan fans had been clamoring for Shane Morris, which put the headset on Devin Gardner

Michigan fans had been clamoring for Shane Morris, which put the headset on Devin Gardner

Short passing was the order of the day...this one to Funchess trying to get outside.

Short passing was the order of the day…this one to Funchess trying to get outside.

Blake Countess just gets a hand in to break up this pass.

Blake Countess just gets a hand in to break up this pass.

There was some protection for Shane Morris early, but not enough.

There was some protection for Shane Morris early, but not enough.

Hagerup with the punt.  That's some extension.

Hagerup with the punt. That’s some extension.

Norfleet calls for a fair catch and then sees the blocking and wishes he could run.

Norfleet calls for a fair catch and then sees the blocking and wishes he could run.

The D-Line bottled this play up, but unfortunately the Minnesota Run game was pretty potent.

The D-Line bottled this play up, but unfortunately the Minnesota Run game was pretty potent.

Jake Ryan breaks up this pass attempt.

Jake Ryan breaks up this pass attempt.

De'Veon Smith finds a little bit of running room.

De’Veon Smith finds a little bit of running room.

De'Veon smith busts through a hole.

De’Veon smith busts through a hole.

De'Veon Smith again across off tackle to the right.

De’Veon Smith again across off tackle to the right.

De'Veon then breaks a tackle on his way to the endzone.

De’Veon then breaks a tackle on his way to the endzone.

Funchess goes up to catch another short pass to the outside.

Funchess goes up to catch another short pass to the outside.

Jake Butt makes a reception on the out cut.

Jake Butt makes a reception on the out cut.

Jake Butt running another out cut.

Jake Butt running another out cut.

...and then makes the reception between defenders.

…and then makes the reception between defenders.

Chesson goes up but can't quite make this grab.

Chesson goes up but can’t quite make this grab.

This was a common sight, missed tackles and good blocks as the Minnsota running back runs through space.

This was a common sight, missed tackles and good blocks as the Minnsota running back runs through space.

Norfleet with the over the shoulder catch on a kickoff.

Norfleet with the over the shoulder catch on a kickoff.

This pick-6 was the beginning of the end for Shane Morris.

This pick-6 was the beginning of the end for Shane Morris.

De'Veon Smith found fewer holes as the game went on.

De’Veon Smith found fewer holes as the game went on.

Funchess tries the outside again with a good block in front of him.

Funchess tries the outside again with a good block in front of him.

Jake Butt can't quite reel this one in.

Jake Butt can’t quite reel this one in.

Jeremy Clark is all over his man but the Minnesota receiver still makes a nice one handed grab.

Jeremy Clark is all over his man but the Minnesota receiver still makes a nice one handed grab.

Justice Hayes with the short reception as he breaks past the defender.

Justice Hayes with the short reception as he breaks past the defender.

Justice Hayes finds some running room.

Justice Hayes finds some running room.

Devin Gardner comes in to relieve Morris and uses his feet to gain some yardage pointing out blocks as he runs.

Devin Gardner comes in to relieve Morris and uses his feet to gain some yardage pointing out blocks as he runs.

Justice Hayes turns the corner.

Justice Hayes turns the corner.

Devin Gardner with the pump fake....

Devin Gardner with the pump fake….

...before he leaves the defender grabbing for air.

…before he leaves the defender grabbing for air.

Funchess with another short reception to the outside.

Funchess with another short reception to the outside…

...and then he breaks to the outside trying to avoid the defender.

…and then he breaks to the outside trying to avoid the defender.

I hope you like my photos, stay tuned for more.  Feel free to comment here or send me a message on twitter to @jfk81   If you’re interested in using any of my photos, please contact me as well.

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