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UNLV Rebels

Michigan defense shines in 28-7 victory vs. UNLV

ANN ARBOR, Mich. There are very few guarantees in this early Michigan football season. The most certain after three games: the Wolverines have a strong defense. Which is important because the offense still is figuring itself out. Aside from one fourth quarter drive, the U-M defense was dominant, holding UNLV down on the way to a 28-7 win at Michigan Stadium. The Wolverines (2-1) grabbed two interceptions and held the Rebels (0-3) to 235 total yards for the day, under 100 on the ground. That allowed the offense's early spurt, building a three-touchdown halftime lead, to carry them through the day. The 108,683 at Michigan Stadium had enough to cheer for before halftime, but in the...