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It gets repeated every year: When Michigan State football and Michigan football play, the team that wins the rushing battle usually takes home the Paul Bunyan Trophy. More than a half-century of data exists: In 45 of the past 51 meetings, the team with the most rushing yards got the win. (Though the Spartans defied that a year ago by assaulting the Wolverines through the air en route to a 27-24 stunner in Ann Arbor.)

Source: Detroit Free Press