The Wolverine

September 2014

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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M ichigan's long-standing rivalry with Notre Dame comes to an end this season, but the Wolverines are making the most of the schedul- ing void, filling the non-conference slot with a slew of high-profile teams. Most recently, U-M announced it would engage Oklahoma in a two- game home-and-home series in 2025-26. First and sixth all time in college football victories with 910 and 842, respectively, Michigan and Oklahoma have met only once in the storied his- tory of the two programs, squaring off in the 1976 Orange Bowl; the Sooners claimed a 14-6 victory. "OU fans always appreciate good series against traditional teams," said beat writer Cary Murdock, practically echoing the Maize and Blue sentiment. "People Inside Michigan ATHLETICS Michigan Announces Future Games With Oklahoma The Wolverines will play a two-game home-and-home series with the Sooners (currently coached by Bob Stoops, above) in 2025-26. PHOTO COURTESY OKLAHOMA

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