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Powered by a dominating ground game, Michigan spoiled Purdue’s big day with a 44-13 victory. The Wolverines churned out 307 rushing yards and limited the Boilermakers to 49 yards on the ground.
3 Stars of the game
Denard Robinson: He led the Wolverines with yet another explosive performance. He ran for 236 yards and passed for 104 yards with a touchdown.
Raymon Taylor notched 3 tackles and secured an interception for the second consecutive game. Taylor returned the interception 63 yards for a touchdown.
Jake Ryan: Ryan finished the game with 6 tackles, 2 TFLs and 1 sack. He also blew up a third down play in the 4th quarter that forced Purdue to kick a field goal.
3 key plays
On their first drive of the game, Michigan capped a 17 play 78 yard drive that chewed 8:48 off the clock with a 1 yard TD run by Fitz Toussaint.
On the first play of Purdue’s ensuing drive, Jake Ryan dropped Caleb Terbush for an 11 yard loss. Three plays later, the Boilers were punting for their second conse...
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Big Ten Football Week 6 ReviewWeek 6 Record: 4-1…..Record so far: 44-13 77.1%Michigan State-31 Indiana-27…..CORRECT…..Whew!…Why does Mark Dantonio come out in games like these and start throwing the ball around like he has Geno Smith at QB?…why not lean on your HB and let the passing game come to you instead of cramming it down your opponents throats?…it...
Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson breaks off a long run in the first half against Purdue. (Image courtesy of MGoBlue.com)
After the very disturbing, not to mention embarrassing and demoralizing performance at Notre Dame the Wolverine Nation was on suicide alert for this season. The questions were abounding.
Could Denard come back? Could the team bounce back from the demoralizing...
While Denard Robinson was comfortably managing Saturday’s game in West Lafayette and the Michigan Wolverines’ offense was putting on a show, quietly, the defense took charge and forced four huge turnovers, one of which was game changing. That’s a great … Continue reading →
Ahh how good it is to be recognized once again for the hard work and effort put in during the week and carried over onto the field on game day? And thanks to the Associated Press for once again placing Brady Hoke’s Michigan Wolverines in their AP Top 25 college football rankings poll.
Especially when all the Wolverines did to earn that honor was go on the road to West Lafayette...
Michigan Football (3-2, 1-0) will play their first home game since September 15th when they host Illinois (2-4, 0-2) on Saturday afternoon at the Big House. Kick off is scheduled for 3:35 pm and the game will be broadcast on ABC.The Fighting Illini’s two wins this season have come against Western Michigan and Charleston Southern, yes they played host to the Charleston Southern...
I love when I sit down to write this Monday Morning Quarterback segment and there’s not much to say. Usually that means that the Wolverines played well over the weekend and likely won their game rather easily. That’s exactly what happened this past Saturday as Michigan traveled to Purdue and came away with a 44-13 victory.Kirk Herbstreit picked Purdue to beat Michigan, but tweeted...
In a game the National Media, read Kirk Herbstreit, thought the University of Michigan would fall into a classic Big-10 trap, they rediscovered what helped make them Michigan. For the last two years much of the talk about Denard Robinson … Continue reading →
Denard Robinson rushed for 235 yards and Fitzgerald Toussaint scored twice to help Michigan rout Purdue 44-13 on Saturday afternoon.
The Wolverines (3-2, 1-0 Big Ten) have won three straight over Purdue.
The Boilermakers (3-2, 0-1 Big Ten) lost at home for only the second time since Oct. 1, 2011.
It was a banner day for Robinson in his first game back from a dismal performance...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Denard Robinson looked like his old, efficient self Saturday.
The Michigan quarterback rushed 24 times for 235 yards, threw for one touchdown and helped lead the Wolverines to a 44-13 rout at Purdue.
It was a stark contrast to the frustrated quarterback who wound up apologizing for his sub-par performance at Notre Dame two weeks ago.
But with two weeks...
Michigan (2-2) @ Purdue (3-1) (4 p.m. ET, BTN)
Line: Michigan -3
Last meeting: Michigan 36-14 (2011)
3 Players to Watch:
1) Denard Robinson (QB, Michigan): On average, he chucks up two picks per game. Last time out against Notre Dame, Robinson threw four intercpetions. He is increasingly becoming a liability for the Michigan offense. If Michigan is...
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