Originally posted on MaizeAndGoBlue  |  Last updated 9/23/12
In football they say if you win the turnover battle, you win the game. That held true this weekend as Michigan turned the ball over an unprecedented six times, five of which were just plain bad decisions. Denard accounted for five, with four interceptions and a fumble. Vincent Smith threw the other pick on an ill-advised jump pass as Manti Te’o was bearing down on him with Michigan inside the 10. Notre Dame swapped out Everett Golson after he threw two picks and Tommy Rees led them to victory, while scoring the first rushing touchdown of his career. It ended up being the only TD of the game for either team. #11 Notre Dame 13 – #18 Michigan 6 Final Stats 6 Final Score 13 2-2 Record 4-0 299 Total Yards 239 161 Net Rushing Yards 94 138 Net Passing Yards 145 19 First Downs 14 6 Turnovers 2 5-38 Penalties – Yards 5-49 1-34 Punts – Yards 4-151 33:19 Time of Possession 26:41 8-for-15 Third Down Conversions 3-for-9 1-for-1 Fourth Down Conversions 0-for-0 0-...
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