Found September 17, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
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 sc...

Michigan OT Lewan says line needs to get meaner

Michigan tackle Taylor Lewan says it's time for the team's offensive line to play mean, angry and a little nasty. The 18th-ranked Wolverines probably won't face a defensive front seven as talented it did against top-ranked Alabama the rest of the season. No. 11 Notre Dame, though, might come close Saturday night with its stout defensive line and swarming linebackers...

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UMass wrap up and blogger's reaction

We got the W. **************** It was a win. It was a 50-point win. It was a "cover the largest spread in Michigan football history" win. It was an offensive onslaught that was both expected and deserved. Michigan needed a game like this. I think every team needs a game like this.  You just sort of forget about what happened two weeks ago, and just stare...

Notebook: John Beilein hits Indiana, U-M highly rated in 2013 consensus rankings, more

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#17 Michigan 63 – UMass 13: Michigan dominates Minutemen

UMass kicked off to begin the game, and it sailed out of bounds. The rest of the afternoon wasn’t much better for the Minutemen as Michigan cruised to a 63-13 victory. Michigan had nine touchdowns scored by eight different players and was 6-for-6 inside the red zone. Denard Robinson accounted for almost 400 total yards and four total touchdowns, and Fitz Toussaint looked like his...

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