Former Nazareth High School QB J.J. McCarthy Leads #3 Michigan over #2 Ohio State in a 45-23

Saturday afternoon, two undefeated teams met up at the Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Unfortunately, only one team would walk away with an undefeated record at the end of the day. The Buckeyes lead most of the first half but then came the ferocious Wolverines team. Michigan used a 28-3 second half to propel themselves to a 45-23 win over Ohio State, thus remaining undefeated.

Michigan quarterback J.J. McCarthy played a pivotal role in getting the win. He finished the day with four total touchdowns. He threw for 263 yards and 3 touchdown while completing 12 of 24 passes. On the ground, he had six carries for 27 yards and a touchdown.

Here are each of McCarthy’s touchdowns from Michigan’s big win over OSU:

J.J. McCarthy is from La Grange Park, Illinois and previously played quarterback at Nazareth Academy. McCarthy ended up spending

But it looks like things are all working out in the end. Only a National Championship or Heisman Trophy can top defeating your rival in their home stadium.

And to top it all off, he and his teammates found time to visit and support the UofM men’s Hockey team that same day.


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