Since 1897, the universities of Michigan and Ohio State have faced off in what has become the most hotly contested rivalry in college football, if not all American sport. This HBO Sports documentary takes a look at the origins of the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry, as well as how the contest evolved through the decades into the all-encompassing rivalry it has become today. No matter what the ranking, the football programs at these two schools gear up every year with a common goal: To beat their archrival on the third weekend in November, and gain bragging rights for a year. The Rivalry: Michigan vs. Ohio State arrives just in time for the 2008 showdown!
Producer: George Roy
Actor: Liev Schreiber