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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Devin Gardner is still the quarterback at Michigan at least most of the time.
Gardner was the star of Michigan's 42-17 victory over Iowa, running for three touchdowns and throwing for three more, but Denard Robinson's new role might have been the bigger story.
In a scheme drawn up by offensive coordinator Al Borges, Robinson returned from injury to snaps at tailback, wide receiver and quarterback. Robinson hadn't played since sustained nerve damage in his passing elbow during Michigan's Oct. 27 loss at Nebraska.
The Big House crowd gave Robinson a standing ovation when he was recognized during pregame Senior Day ceremonies, and roared again when he took the field for Michigan's first offensive play. Instead of taking his normal quarterback position, he lined up at running back next to Gardner and took a pitch for a three-yard run.
Robinson also caught a screen pass on Michigan's first drive, and later busted out his specialty a 40-y...
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The Michigan Wolverines added an exciting new wrinkle to their offense Saturday during a 42-17 rout of Iowa. With senior Denard Robinson joining junior Devin Gardner in the backfield at running back as well as taking a few direct snaps at quarterback, with both at times lining up as a receiver. Some of the formations that they utilized are sure to give headaches to Ohio State...
Michigan scored touchdowns on its first six drives and Devin Gardner had a career day as Michigan routed an Iowa team that had beaten it the past three seasons. Denard Robinson played his last game ever in the Big House, and boy was it a good one.
Michigan 42 – Iowa 17
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Devin Gardner accounted for six touchdowns to help No. 23 Michigan rout Iowa 42-17 Saturday.
The Wolverines (8-3, 6-1 Big Ten) weren't stopped on offense by the hapless Hawkeyes (4-7, 2-5) until Gardner threw an interception early in the fourth quarter.
Gardner threw three touchdowns and ran for three scores. He became the first Michigan quarterback to account for six TDs since...
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Michigan has put Denard Robinson back in the starting lineup.
The senior lined up at running back in his final home game and gained 3 yard on a toss sweep the first time the 23rd-ranked Wolverines were on offense Saturday against Iowa.
Devin Gardner made his third straight start at quarterback in place of Robinson, who has been out with nerve damage in his right elbow.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Devin Gardner accounted for six touchdowns to help No. 23 Michigan rout Iowa 42-17 Saturday.
GoBlueWolverine's Tom Beaver and Kyle Bogenschutz as well as former Michigan football player Stan Edwards discuss the Wolverine's 42-17 win over Iowa including thoughts on the use of Denard Robinson, the play of Devin Gardner and look ahead to the season ending match-up at Ohio State.
The Hawkeyes are playing vanilla football and Michigan has found a way to deal with the injury of Denard Robinson and still get it done. This game seems pretty cut and dry on paper but here are three bold predictions for this game that might surprise you!Michigan loses this game if Robinson playsAll you have to do is look at the 2010 Hawkeyes win over Michigan and know that Iowa...
It was a beat down. Not only was it a beat down in the Big House last Saturday, it was a beat down that was long, long, over due.
Iowa had beaten the Wolverines for three straight years. While that is an anomaly, it occurred. Once again, there are certain things that championship teams simply do not do.
Allowing teams to beat you consistently is one of those things. The Wolverines...
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Michigan coach Brady Hoke won't even say Devin Gardner will stay at quarterback against Ohio State after flourishing in three straight starts in place of banged-up Denard Robinson.
Even if it's obvious, Hoke thinks acknowledging that fact would give the rival Buckeyes a bit of information to help them prepare for Saturday'...
This was supposed to be the last warmup for Michigan -- an easy game against Iowa before a shot at the three-game package that's now the goal of every Wolverines season: Ohio State, the Big Ten Championship Game and the Rose Bowl.
That all changed when Denard Robinson got hurt against Nebraska and Russell Bellomy imploded. Now, even though the Wolverines are tied for first in...
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Man, I've seen a few bad one's before, but nothing like this (click with caution, not for the faint of heart). Not sure of his status as of today. I'm pretty sure his left leg is at least broken. Hopefully no ligament damage, but I wouldn't be surprised. At the post-game presser Hoke...
Michigan's football program has 23 seniors who will go out as winners, a far cry from their first season.
''I wish I had been under this coaching staff for four years,'' Wolverines defensive tackle Will Campbell said.
Campbell came to campus during the Rich Rodriguez era and is finishing up under Brady Hoke. He and the other fourth-year players were one game...