Michigan Vs Washington: College Football Playoff National Championship 2024


Another great game night of football came to an end as the Michigan Wolverines earned their first national title in the playoff era of College Football Playoff National Championship. Read the article to know all details about Michigan vs Washington game.

The Wolverines faced off against the tough Washington Huskies team and were successful in cinching the championship by 34-13. The win came from a punishing running game and solid defense by the Michigans against Washigton’s Heisman Trophy finalist Michael Penix Jr.

The game took place at NRG Stadium on Monday night as the Huskies came looking for their first national title since 1991, but the Wolverines went away with their first title after 1997. The Wolverines kept Penix under pressure all night and forced two interceptions. In contrast, their running backs, Blake Corum and Donovan Edwards, kept rushing and scored two touchdowns, leading them to a historic victory.

With this massive victory, a turbulent season for the Michigan Wolverines ended on a high note After a brief suspension of Harbaugh late in the campaign, this was certainly a big win for the team.

Michigan Vs. Washington: How The Game Went!

Michigan Vs Washington: College Football Playoff National Championship 2024

With this championship title, Michigan became the only 5th team to finish a division college football season undefeated. They finished the season with 15 wins and zero losses and joined the ranks of three of the last four CFP title game champions and the 1897 Penn Quakers. CFP stalwarts Georgia, LSU, and Clemson are also among 15-0 teams.

Michigan was able to get a fast start, which they maintained with a touchdown lead for most of the game,  and then they rushed out to an unconquerable advantage in the fourth quarter with two more touchdowns to claim their first national title.

After winning the title, Michigan’s head coach, Jim Harbaugh, said, “It couldn’t have gone better. [The season] went exactly how we wanted it to go to win every game. The off-the-field issues, we’re innocent and we stood strong and tall because we knew we were innocent. ” 

Michigan Vs Washington MVPs

Michigan Vs Washington: College Football Playoff National Championship 2024

Michigan running back Blake Corum and defensive back Will Johnson were named offensive and defensive MVPs, respectively, for leading the Michigan Wolverines to a historic title win The Wolverines dominated the first quarter of the game heavily. Blake Corum finished with 134 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns. The running back had an amazing season; he scored a touchdown for Michigan in 15 games.

On the ther hand, Will Johnson was part of a Wolverine high-end defense and could hold Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. to just 255 passing yards. By successfully grabbing one of the two interceptions Penix threw on the night, Johnson was able to change the course of the game. He also picked up 27 tackles and four interceptions throughout the season, making it the biggest season of his career.

Final Words 

With this amazing game, this historic season of college football ended. The next season of the championship will be an expanded playoff ranging from four to 12 teams. The first game of the upcoming 2024-25 campaign will be played between Florida State and Georgia Tech in Dublin on Aug. 24. 

The official Kickoff times have not been set yet, and they will be updated when they become official. The next title game rematch, A Big Ten game, will be played as Michigan visits Washington on Oct. 5 in Seattle. The next CFP final is set to be held on Jan. 20, and it will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

Ujwal Mattoo
Ujwal Mattoo
With full journalism and half engineering background, Ujwal has hands in both the tech and creative fields. He is a film enthusiast who loves all kinds of genres. As much as he enjoys watching movies, he is always amused to know more and write about the locations to feed his hunger for traveling. In this world of fictional louds, he voices his opinions softly! He is either busy writing or playing with Milo, his dog!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here