No. 21 Michigan is looking to bounce back in Week 2 after a 17-24 loss at then-No. 12 Notre Dame. In Week 2, Jim Harbaugh’s squad faces Western Michigan. Below, find the score, live updates and stats for the Michigan-Western Michigan football game.

Michigan-Western Michigan football: score, live updates, stats

FINAL: Michigan 49 Western Michigan 3


  • SCORE: 2:34 – Western Michigan K Josh Grant 35-yard field goal good. Michigan 49 Western Michigan 3
  • SCORE: 8:51 – Michigan QB Dylan McCaffrey 10-yard pass to Jake McCurry for TD. XP good. Michigan 49 Western Michigan 0


  • SCORE: 6:21 – Michigan QB Shea Patterson five-yard pass to Donovan Peoples-Jones for TD. XP good. Michigan 42 Western Michigan 0



  • SCORE: 6:55 – Michigan QB Shea Patterson 44-yard pass to Nico Collins for TD. XP good. Michigan 35 Western Michigan 0

  • SCORE: 9:35 – Michigan RB Chris Evans two-yard run for TD. XP good. Michigan 28 Western Michigan 0


  • SCORE: 0:52 – Michigan RB Chris Evans 27-yard run for TD. XP good. Michigan 21 Western Michigan 0
  • SCORE: 4:11 – Michigan RB Karan Higdon 67-yard run for TD. XP good. Michigan 14 Western Michigan 0

  • SCORE: 7:05 – Michigan QB Shea Patterson 17-yard pass to TE Sean McKeon for TD. XP good. Michigan 7 Western Michigan 0

Michigan-Western Michigan football: TV channel, game time, odds

All times are ET. Odds via MyBookie.

TV channel: The Michigan-Western Michigan game will air on FOX Sports 1.

Time: The Michigan-Western Michigan game kicks off at Noon Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Location: The Michigan-Western Michigan game will be played at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Odds: Michigan is favored by 29 points.

The lead up

Saturday Tradition News: Michigan’s president on Harbaugh’s future: He’s not on the hot seat

After the 24-17 loss to the Irish, there have been people questioning whether Jim Harbaugh is on the hot seat for the remainder of the season and what could happen if Michigan doesn’t defeat Michigan State or Ohio State this year.

But UM President Mark Schlissel has no plans to make any changes anytime soon.

“He’s not on the hot seat,” Schlissel said during a Detroit Economic Club luncheon on Wednesday, according to “He’s under contract for four more years.”

Saturday Tradition News: WMU receiver looking forward to reunion with former Michigan teammates

Saturday’s matchup between Western Michigan and Michigan in Ann Arbor will be a homecoming of sorts for one Broncos receiver.

Drake Harris was at Michigan for four years before heading to Western Michigan as a graduate transfer. He announced his decision to leave the Wolverines in November of 2017.

Now, Harris returns to Ann Arbor where he’ll be reunited with former friends and teammates who will be standing on the sideline across the field.

“I’m just excited to be able to play in the Big House again,” Harris told Patrick Nothaft of “I’m going to be playing against a lot of my former teammates and former coaches, so it’ll be fun.

“It’s like going back to grade school when you’re playing against your friends out there. I’m just excited mostly and looking to build on what we did last week as an offense.”