Ohio State took down Michigan - again - on Saturday, and as a result, the Buckeyes will win the Big Ten East title and play Northwestern in the league's title game. The Wolverines, meanwhile, are done until bowl season.
Michigan finishes the season with a 10-2 record and losses to Notre Dame and Ohio State. The Wolverines will be in line for a decent bowl game as a result.
Michigan won't play in the College Football Playoff this year, and they won't have an opportunity to win the Big Ten. But they could still wind up in the Rose Bowl.
If Ohio State beats Northwestern and winds up in the College Football Playoff, Michigan will likely get the Rose Bowl spot. If the Buckeyes win but don't reach the playoff, they'll get that Rose Bowl bid.
If Northwestern beats Ohio State, the Wildcats will be in the Rose Bowl. In that situation, Ohio State would likely get a New Year's Six bid. Michigan might too, but it depends on how everything else shakes out.
The bowls seemingly in play for Michigan? Rose, Fiesta, Peach, Citrus and Outback.
It was a successful season for Michigan, but unfortunately, the Ohio State game did not go their way. They'll wait a week to learn their bowl fate.