ANN ARBOR, MI – SEPTEMBER 13: Quarterback Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines leads the team onto the field prior to the start of the game against the Miami University Redhawks at Michigan Stadium on September 13, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. the Wolverines defeated the Redhawks 34-10. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)The 2018 college football season has seen a great deal of weather delays – and it’s led to some games even being cancelled. Saturday, due to thunderstorms in the Midwest, we’ve already got a few more issues. Michigan’s game vs. Maryland has been delayed because of lightning.Michigan just issued an update on the situation. The game between the Wolverines and the Terrapins will kick off at 1:15 PM ET. The gates for the stadium will reopen at 12:30 PM ET.Of course, that’s all subject to change. If there is another lightning strike in the area, those times will get pushed back again. The game was originally slated to kick off at Noon.Michigan’s official Twitter account tweeted the news just a minutes ago.⚡️ Update: Today’s game will start at approximately 1:15 pm (subject to change).Stadium Gates will open at approximately 12:30 p.m. (subject to change).Stay Tuned and #GoBlue. pic.twitter.com/loKnjVO5th— Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) October 6, 2018While the game has been delayed over an hour already, it’s starting to look like it will be played. It’s a big one for both schools when it comes to the Big Ten standings.Michigan opened its season with a loss to Notre Dame on the road, but the Wolverines have since rallied to win games against Western Michigan, SMU, Nebraska and Northwestern.Maryland opened its campaign with a big win over Texas and owns a 3-1 record. The team’s only loss came to Temple.We’ll keep you updated on the game’s start time.
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