Posted November 10, 2012 on michigan.scout.com
Giving up 31 points in one game isn’t something that pleases Brady Hoke and the Michigan coaching staff. Northwestern was able to attack the Wolverines on the perimeter. But a great defensive call late solidified the 38-31 overtime win.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Michigan Football recruiting rounding out 2013

Laquon Treadwell – espn photo Michigan Football Recruiting Update Michigan recently picked up commitment #23 when Da’Mario Jones (Westland, Michigan) pledged. He is a 3-star receiver with good size (6-2, 185) and speed (4.4). He is the third receiver to join the 2013 class (Jaron Dukes, Csont’e York). Michigan continues to recruit 4-star WR Laquon Treadwell. Cornerback Gareon...

Friday Focus: Michigan QB/WR Devin Gardner

Entering the 10th game of the 2012 season it appears the Wolverines have a legitimate question mark regarding the quarterback position for the first time in three seasons.  Uncertainty, yes.  Controversy, ABSOLUTELY NOT!!!!  If Denard Robinson is healthy he will, and should, be the starting quarterback against the Northwestern Wildcats.  The problem is that, unlike last week...

Michigan beats Northwestern 38-31 in dramatic OT fashion

Michigan QB Devin Gardner (12) about to score a first half touchdown on this 8 yard run. (Image courtesy of John T. Greilick / Detroit News ) The Michigan Wolverines escaped Ann Arbor today with a 38-31 overtime victory over the Northwestern Wildcats and in addition to keeping Brady Hoke’s undefeated home winning streak alive at 13 connective games they remain in the hunt for the...

What's the deal with Denard? Hoke won't say

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Denard Robinson has become the elephant in Brady Hoke's room. There have been times in Hoke's two seasons at Michigan where he couldn't stop talking about his multi-talented quarterback, but that has changed ever since Robinson left the Nebraska game with a nerve problem in his throwing elbow. The Wolverines lost that game as backup Russell Bellomy...

Michigan Football news, stats and stars from Northwestern win

Michigan Football improved to 7-3 (5-1) with a dramatic 38-31 victory in OT on Saturday afternoon against Northwestern. Brady Hoke asked the first question at his post game presser.  “How many of you (reporters) had your stories written before the finish?”  Most of the room raised their hands.  For Hoke, these last second wins are now officially old hat.  Walking back to...

Michigan WR Roundtree bounces back from slow start

Michigan wide receiver Roy Roundtree has bounced back from a slow start this season. Roundtree has 203 yards receiving in his last two games to surpass his production from the first eight games of the year. He leaped to tip and catch a 53-yard pass Saturday that set a field goal with 2 seconds left to extend a game the Wolverines won 38-31 in overtime over Northwestern. Roundtree...

Roundtree catch leads Michigan to OT win

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Roy Roundtree made Desmond Howard proud. Roundtree, wearing Howard's No. 21 legend jersey, caught a 53-yard Hail Mary pass with 16 seconds left to set up a game-tying field goal, and Michigan went on to beat Northwestern 38-31 in overtime. The victory keeps Michigan's chances of a Legends Division title alive. To make the Big Ten Championship Game (televised...

Michigan’s Roy Roundtree makes unbelievable game-saving catch against Northwester

Michigan was down by three points to Northwestern with 18 seconds remaining in the game. Needing to get into field goal range, Devin Gardner found Roy Roundtree for the big gain, and setting U-M up for the game tying field goal.

Comeback! Michigan 38, NW 31 in OT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Devin Gardner ran for a 1-yard touchdown in overtime and Michigan's defense responded with a stop, giving the Wolverines a wild 38-31 win over Northwestern on Saturday.

Video: Amazing, juggling catch helps Michigan pull off victory

Check out the video. Michigan needed a miracle against Northwestern and they got it. Michigan Wolverines quarterback Devin Gardner hit wide receiver Roy Roundtree who juggled and caught a 53-yard pass with just eight seconds left in the game

Michigan 38 – Northwestern 31 (OT): Roundtree’s heroics propel UM

On a day when a trio of tackles were honored as legends, it was a receiver that made the biggest play. Roy Roundtree has become a big play legend in his own right while donning Desmond Howard’s legends jersey and has now been on the receiving end of two of the most improbable comebacks in Michigan history. Michigan 38 – Northwestern 31 (OT) Final Stats 38 Final Score...

Game 1: Slippery Rock at Michigan Open Thread

Photo: Dustin Johnston Elsewhere in the college basketball world there will be games at military bases and aircraft carriers but Michigan will open its season in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines host Slippery Rock, a school most associated with scoreboard updates at Michigan stadium, to begin the 2012-13 campaign. The Wolverines were nearly flawless in exhibition play and hope to carry...

Michigan vs Northwestern game preview

Three games remain in the regular season and Michigan must win all of them to stay in the Big Ten title hunt. And just like last week, the Wolverines might have to do it without Denard Robinson. All week, Brady Hoke has been coy about Denard’s status. When asked about Denard’s status on Thursday morning, Hoke said, “We’ve got a plan in place and we’ve been running through...
Wolverines News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.