Michigan football is commemorating their big win over the Ohio State Buckeyes this past season with a pendant.
One of the biggest rivalries in all of sports is the annual matchup between the Michigan and Ohio State football programs. From 2012 until 2019, the Buckeyes were victorious over the Wolverines. But now, the Wolverines are on a two-year winning streak when the two schools meet head-to-head. This past season, the Wolverines defeated the Buckeyes 45-23 to officially clinch a spot in the Big Ten Championship.
The Wolverines are commemorating the big win in “The Game” with pendants. The necklace features a sword, shield, and shovel with the Michigan “M” in the center. But on the opposite side of the pendant is Ohio Stadium, home of the Buckeyes, and features the 45-23 score.
Michigan commemorates win over Ohio State with pendants
The pendants also feature various words around the shield on the front and stadium on the back. “Courageous,” “Strong,” and “Faith” are featured on the front of the pendant, while “What’s Our Name?” and “Build” on the back.
In the aforementioned game, Michigan trailed 20-17 to Ohio State at halftime. But in the second half, the Wolverines outscored the Buckeyes 28-3 in halftime. Michigan clinched the victory on 75- and 85-yard runs by Donovan Edwards at the end of the fourth quarter.
Even though Michigan won “The Game” and the Big Ten Championship, Ohio State was still able to make it into the College Football Playoff. The Wolverines faced off against the TCU Horned Frogs in the Fiesta Bowl, but lost 51-45. As for the Buckeyes, they were able to give the Georgia Bulldogs a serious fight in the Peach Bowl, but they lost 42-41 after a missed field goal by Noah Ruggles.
Next season, Michigan will look to win three in a row against Ohio State. As for the Buckeyes, they want to try and bring an end to their rival’s winning streak.