No. 3 TCU knocks off No. 2 Michigan in 2022 Fiesta Bowl and all-time classic CFP

12:44 am, January 1, 2023

This game has already reached memorable levels and the final minutes are shaping up for an all-time finish. J.J. McCarthy found Roman Wilson in the endzone for his second touchdown through the air with Wilson reaching over 100 receiving yards.

12:41 am, January 1, 2023

Ohio State fans are filing into their seats at Mercedez-Benz Stadium. Even though the Ohio State-Georgia game is still in its pregame state, the Buckeye faithful are cheering, supporting TCU’s lead over rival Michigan in the other College Football Playoff semifinal.

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12:14 am, January 1, 2023

Another huge play results in a touchdown, this time a short pass from Max Duggan to Quentin Johnson is followed by one missed tackle on the sideline and a sprint to the endzone. The scoring flurry continues, that’s now seven of the last nine drives to end with six points.

12:10 am, January 1, 2023

Roman Wilson ran it into the endzone from 18 yards out (punctuated by a helicopter ride) and Ronnie Wilson added the two-point conversion to cut the Wolverines’ deficit to just three points with nearly the entire final quarter to be played. All this came on the back of a TCU fumble on the final play of the third.

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11:56 pm, December 31, 2022

How about 44 combined points in this third quarter?! The Michigan defense got overaggressive with its blitzes and Emari Demarcado made them pay, speeding past the rush and breaking a 69-yard run to the one-yard line. Max Duggan punched it in again for his second rushing touchdown of the night. Four plays later the Wolverines were in the end zone yet again after another deep throw completed by J.J. McCarthy.


11:50 pm, December 31, 2022

Three plays, six points for the Michigan offense, all thanks to the legs of J.J. McCarthy. A 39-yard scramble on second down was followed by a 20-yard scamper into the endzone as points have been plentiful in the third period. The Wolverines tried another QB run for the two-point conversion but came up just short.

11:45 pm, December 31, 2022

The game has once again got away from Michigan with a second interception…

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