Michigan’s offense had the ball at its personal 33-yard line with roughly one minute remaining within the first half. As an alternative of placing factors on the board earlier than halftime, Jim Harbaugh’s squad utterly mismanaged the clock.
With the ball at Michigan’s 46-yard line, Harbaugh allowed roughly 30 seconds to run off the clock earlier than the offense ran its subsequent play.
To make issues worse, Michigan had back-to-back false begin penalties earlier than even taking the snap on third down.
After failing to transform on third down, Michigan punted the ball again to Ohio State.
Numerous followers ran over to Twitter to name out Harbaugh for his poor clock administration.
“Harbaugh groups are at all times so dangerous with clock administration,” one fan stated.
“Harbaugh shouldn’t be mad on the refs for not flagging a superbly authorized deal with,” a second fan tweeted. “He needs to be mad at himself for piss poor clock administration.”
“Harbaugh is placing on a masterclass in clock mismanagement proper now,” one other fan wrote.
Ohio State leads 20-17 over Michigan at halftime.
Cornelius Johnson has been the star of the primary half, hauling in 4 passes from J.J. McCarthy for 160 yards and two touchdowns.
The second half of “The Recreation” will resume on FOX.