Originally posted on isportsweb.com  |  Last updated 10/8/11

Denard Robinson and the Michigan Wolverines rolled over Minnesota 58-0 on Saturday. The win improved their record to 5-0 and pushed them up in the rankings; 11th in the Coaches Poll and 12th in the AP. Next up on the docket is a road trip to Northwestern. Click here for the Game Preview, for the Extra Points read on.

After starting the season with 5 straight home games, U-M is now embarking on a 5-game stretch that has them on the road for 4 weeks.
10/8 at Northwestern
10/15 at Michigan State
10/29 Purdue
11/5 at Iowa
11/12 at Illinois
The Wolverines will have a bye after the Michigan State game, the Spartans are on their bye this week as they prep for an instate showdown next week.

Michigan leads the Big Ten and ranks 7th nationally in rushing offense.

Craig Roh

Craig Roh and Jake Ryan are tied for the team lead with 4 TFLs each.

On Saturday, Vincent Smith became the first FBS player since CJ Spiller (2009) to pass for a TD, rush for a TD and catch a TD pass in the same game.

Michigan ranks 4th nationally in scoring defense, of the three teams ahead of them two are from the B1G – Michigan State (2nd) and Wisconsin (3rd).

Michigan is 21-22 in red zone chances and ranks 2nd in the Big Ten and 10th nationally in red zone efficiency.

Michigan has outscored their opponents 48-7 in the 4th quarter.

U-M leads the B1G and ranks 12th nationally in turnovers forced.

Teamrankings.com projects Michigan will win 30-22. ESPN’s accusocre has Michigan prevailing 37-26.

Last year Michigan kickers combined to go 4-14 in field goal attempts. So far this season Brendan Gibbons is 4-5, including a 3-3 performance against Minnesota.

JT Floyd and Blake Countess are tied for the team lead with 3 PBUs each.

As a team, Michigan is averaging 7 yards per rush this season.

Michigan has rushed for over 300 yards in each of their last 3 games. The last time they did that was in 1976.

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