Sport: The Will to Prepare

It was the fourth quarter, nine minutes to go, and top-rated Michigan was trailing underdog Iowa 21-13. The 72,096 fans in Michigan Stadium at Ann Arbor were braced for an upset. Then Michigan got the ball on its own nine-yard line, and Wolverine Quarterback Jim Maddock began throwing passes. Iowa had been playing a brilliant game, but now the afternoon's battering began to tell on the Iowa defense. Two series of Maddock passes netted touchdowns and Halfback Tony Branoff ran 30 yards for a third. In nine minutes, Michigan scored 20 points, won the game 33-21, and preserved its perfect record...

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