ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- For most offensive lineman, the idea of scoring a touchdown would fill them with joy.
For Taylor Lewan, recovering a fumble in the end zone during Saturday's 63-13 rout of Massachusetts seems more like a burden that he's had to endure.
Speaking at Monday's press conference, Lewan quickly downplayed any expectations that he would brag about his first career scoring play.
"I wish Denard had scored the touchdown -- Denard or one of our running backs," he said. "I just fell on a ball. It isn't a big deal."
Still, as far as Lewan could remember, it was the first time he had ever scored in an organized game, so a little more emotion would have been forgiven.
"In the third grade, I played cornerback," said Lewan, who was presumably much smaller than his current 6-foot-7 and 303 pounds. "The next year, I played quarterback, but I quit after a year because I didn't like getting hit. I'm pretty sure I never scored."
Lewan became a defensive end after that, then switc...