A few weeks ago, Michigan broke out one of the craziest formations to try to confuse Wisconsin — lining up in a single-file line before breaking apart before snapping the ball.
Jim Harbaugh later explained the Wolverines got inspiration for the idea while watching some high school recruiting tape and said, “We had fun practicing it. We had fun putting it in and putting it in the game. It might have a future.”
On Saturday against Illinois, Harbaugh broke it out again.
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This time, Michigan scored a touchdown on a pass to tight end Jake Butt.
When Harbaugh says he will look anywhere and everywhere for a good football play, he means it.