No. 4 Michigan State at No. 18 Michigan, Sat., 3:30
Apologies to the SEC and its twin bill of Alabama-Texas A&M and Florida-LSU, but Jim Harbaugh will not be ignored. And how could he, with his Wolverines boasting three straight shutouts and scoring 97 unanswered points? Speaking of ignored, the Wolverines’ stunning turnaround — not to mention Ohio State’s bumpy ride atop the polls — has the Spartans somehow overlooked in their own region again despite merely winning 32 of their past 35 games, pending Saturday night’s visit to Rutgers.