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TV Ratings Are Out For Michigan's Win Against Ohio State

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh celebrates his win over Ohio State.

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 27: Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh and his staff celebrate a 4th down stop with less than one minute left in the game to seal The Michigan Wolverines 42-27 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes game on Saturday November 27, 2021 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, MI. (Photo by Steven King/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Michigan scored a historic win over Ohio State on Saturday and the TV ratings delivered in a major way.

The Wolverines topped the Buckeyes, 42-27, on Saturday afternoon. Michigan defeated Ohio State for the first time under Jim Harbaugh and the first time in general since 2011.

Saturday's rivalry game aired live on FOX.

The overnight TV ratings are out for the annual rivalry game and they are big.

"Early numbers suggest that Ohio State-Michigan could end up with 14-15 million viewers," John Ourand tweeted.

"The game’s metered market rating came in at a 9.1. By comparison, the Michigan-Michigan State game had a metered market rating 5.4, and it ended up as the most-watched game all season."

We'll see what the ratings look like for Alabama at Auburn on CBS, but this could be the most-watched college football game of the regular season.

Michigan is off to the Big Ten Championship Game, where they'll face Iowa.

Kickoff between Michigan and Iowa is scheduled for 8 p.m. E.T.