John Niyo: Wolverines get past Terrapins, big picture is still in front of them

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The Detroit News

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Finally, they can quit worrying about Everybody else. At least for a week, anyway. All that matters for Michigan’s football team now is The Game vs. Ohio State. And late Saturday afternoon, after the Wolverines had survived their first real scare of the season, sealing a 31-24 victory with one final fourth-down conversion to run out the clock — there’s a metaphor in there somewhere, right? — the sea of maize and blue that filled Maryland’s stadium made it official with chants of “Beat O-hi-o!” “Yeah, man, we all know what time it is,” said linebacker Michael Barrett, the si…

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