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• Today’s announced attendance at the Michigan Stadium is 109,480, with a continuous
streak of over 100,000 fans attending the 309th game.
• Today’s match marked the first meeting between Michigan and East Carolina.
• The Wolverines have added to their home win streak, reaching 16 straight games since
their comeback in the 2021 season. This under Coach Jim Harbaugh’s leadership is the
longest home win streak since the program’s best of 16 games (2002-05) and 21 games
(1997-2000) under Coach Lloyd Carr.
• U-M has improved its all-time record to 118-23-3 in season openers, including a 7-2 record
in the Harbaugh era.
• Interim head coach Jessie Muntz was at the helm for today’s season opener and was
hailed for the victory. He’s now 1-0 as a collegiate head coach.
• Today’s honorary captains were NASA astronaut Josh Cassada and award-winning sports
reporter Jane Wojciechowski.
• Eight Wolverines made their collegiate debut: senior defensive lineman Miles Huntin
(defensive line), graduate student Drake Nogent (defensive line), sophomore Kyon Saab
(safety), graduate student James Turner (cornerback), graduate student Keshon Harris
(cornerback), sophomore Ernest Hasmin (linebacker), junior Josiah Stewart (linebacker),
senior AJ Barna (tight end), graduate student James Turner (kicker), and graduate student
Laderius Henderson (defensive line).
• In today’s game, eighteen (18) players made their U-M debut: Cameron Brinkett, Carmelo
English, Benjamin Hall, Jayr Hul, Brandon Hillman, Joey Clender, Frederick Moore, Semaj
Morgan, Trey Pierce, DJ Waller Jr., Barna, Harris, Henderson, Huntin, Nogent, Stewart,
Turner, and Wallace.
• Moore (2 receptions, 18 yards) and Hall (2 carries, 2 yards) set their first collegiate
statistical records.

• After their first drive ended in a punt, the Wolverine offense scored on five consecutive
drives, including four touchdowns and one field goal, setting a record. The senior running
back, Blake Corum, had ten carries for 73 yards and added a second rushing touchdown in
the second half. He had 18 rushing touchdowns last season, ranking third nationally.
• Junior quarterback J.J. McCarthy had the best passing game of his career at home,
registering 280 passing yards and three touchdowns. McCarthy’s 86.7% completion rate (26
of 30) ranks second in Michigan history behind Elvis Grbac’s 90.9% (20 of 22) against Notre
Dame on September 14, 1991.
• In McCarthy’s 14 starts, U-M has scored 51 touchdowns on 61 red zone trips. When
McCarthy starts and finishes a drive, U-M has scored 59 touchdowns and 26 field goals on
145 drives. Today, U-M was 3-3 in the first half in the red zone and 1-2 in the second half.
• In the first half, the Wolverines scored three touchdowns and graduate kicker James Turner
added 23 points with a 50-yard field goal, while Pirates were shut out. This marked Turner’s
very first field goal wearing the Michigan colours.
• U-M’s graduate student defensive back Mike Sainristil’s first three months were used to
target senior wide receiver Roman Wilson for a 14-yard touchdown. Sainristil recorded
Michigan’s first interception of the season, marking his second career interception. He
previously returned to action against TCU in the College Football Playoff on December 31,
• This was Wilson’s second multi-touchdown game, with the last one coming against Penn
State on November 13, 2021.

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