Minnesota Golden Gophers

No. 3 Michigan tops Illinois 41-8, tunes up for Michigan St

Wilton Speight faked a handoff and delivered a strike to Tyrone Wheatley Jr. for a 21-yard touchdown as the tight end when from right to left. Later, he drilled the ball to Amara Darboh, putting it where only the receiver could catch it between a couple defenders as he zipped from left to right.

He was so sharp and his team was up by so much that he didn't even have to play the whole game.

Speight threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns in three quarters before watching No. 3 Michigan finish off Illinois 41-8 Saturday.

Taking advantage of last week's bye, Speight spent a lot of time studying himself.

"I watched all the six games, every snap, and took a...