Michigan hasn't been in this position in a while. A three-game win streak over its biggest rival. Visiting East Lansing having won their last road game against the Spartans is something the Wolverines haven't done in more than a decade.
Yet this is the position Michigan is in on Super Bowl Sunday. Travel to Michigan State with no more albatross. Michigan is competitive with Michigan State now and it should be a close game.
So what would Michigan have to do to ensure its fourth straight win over Michigan State? Here are three keys.