“I don't think you ever stop thinking about them,” Carr said Saturday.
The Wolverines got ready to renew one of the great rivalries in sports with a 41-14 win over Indiana while the Buckeyes routed Northwestern 48-7.
Michigan (7-3, 5-2 Big Ten) moved up to No. 17 from 21st in The Associated Press poll while Ohio State (8-2, 6-1) rose one spot to No. 9.
The two-time defending Big Ten champion Wolverines have rallied with four straight wins since flirting with having their worst record in mid-October since 1967 - when Bo Schembechler was coaching at Miami of Ohio.