Michigan had won something bigger than one game in each contest,
as it had earned the Big Ten East division with either win, which propelled it to the Big Ten Championship game and eventually the College Football Playoff.
Brown appears to simply be coping with the fact that he departs Columbus with a 2-2 record against his chief rival.
PFF shows that he posted a middling 64.9 grade against the Wolverines in the 2022 game,
with an abysmal 48.2 tackling grade,
and a 55.5 grade in 2021 —
his second-worst marks of that season.