It was the biggest kick of Brendan Gibbons’ life, and he was envisioning the ball sailing through the uprights and a Michigan Sugar Bowl win. This is what champions are made of, and Gibbons was concentrating on securing a victory for his team in overtime. He was at one with the moment, and his focus [...]
If you’re going to win ugly, you might as well win ugly in the Sugar Bowl. Despite racking up a measly 184 yards of total offense, Michigan defeated Virginia Tech in overtime Tuesday night to win the Sugar Bowl. Virginia Tech had 377 yards of offense and 22 first downs to Michigan’s 11. None of it mattered when kicker Brendan Gibbons banged home a 37-yard field goal in overtime...
For Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons, his 34-yard field goal helped Michigan win the Sugar Bowl in overtime against Virginia Tech.
During the post game press conference Gibbons was asked what he was thinking of as Virginia Tech iced him prior to his game-winning kick.
Gibbons provided the best answer of all-time:
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Still, in overtime the warped rules showed they didn't need to march anywhere, as Michigan stole the Sugar Bowl with a field goal, 23-20 at the Superdome on Tuesday before a disappointing crowd of 64,512.
Brendan Gibbons drilled a 37-yard field goal down the middle in overtime to lift No. 13 Michigan to a 23-20 victory over 17th-ranked Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night.
The victory capped an impressive debut season for head coach Brady Hoke, who has led the Wolverines (11-2) back to prominence with a BCS bowl victory. Denard Robinson highlighted an otherwise unspectacular...
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Brendan Gibbons doesn't always make game winning field goals, but when he does he's thinking of total babes.
Total smoking hot babes. That clip was the one that prompted Scott Van Pelt to ask if that was Michigan football or .38 Special, BTW.
Junior Hemingway postgame:
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The Michigan Football team is fresh off a stirring Sugar Bowl championship that was fueled by defense and a strong kicking game. The previously much maligned Brendan Gibbons was money on field goals of 24, 39, and 37 yards, that latter of which was the game-winner in OT. Brady Hoke became the eighth head coach to lead his team to a BCS bowl game in his first season at the helm and...
Brendan Gibbons drilled a 37-yard field goal down the middle in overtime to lift Michigan to a 23-20 victory over Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night. The victory capped an impressive debut season for head coach Brady Hoke, who has led the Wolverines (11-2) back to prominence with a BCS bowl victory.
THE MODERATOR: Welcome to the official postgame press conference for the 2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl.
We'll begin with Michigan head coach Brady Hoke. We've been joined by Denard Robinson, Junior Hemingway, and Brendan Gibbons.
At this time I'm going to turn it over to Coach Hoke, a few thoughts on the game, and we'll open the floor for questions.
Sure, the BCS Sugar Bowl was a thriller: Michigan knocked out Virginia Tech 23-20 in overtime with missed field goals and controversial calls, including a touchdown that was called back. Yet, the real story is what was going through the mind of Brendan Gibbons, Michigan’s kicker, prior to kicking the field goal to win the game.
So, “brunette girls” are the key to...
Another downside of bowl games stretched out across January is that some of us have to jump back into the post-holiday work world and thus can't blog about the games as quickly as hoped. So, after a slight delay, let's take one more look back at Michigan's Sugar Bowl victory in...MZone Autopsy: Virginia Tech* Yes, it was an ugly game. And yes, we got a little lucky...
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