Michigan Hangs On, 42-37

Michigan scored 21 more in the 2nd half, but UMass came on in the 4th quarter for 20 unanswered points.

Michigan #1

Stonum took the kickoff to the U-M 31.

On the 2nd play Grady ran a reverse to the U-M 48.

Two plays later Denard ran for a 1st down at the UMass 40.

On the next play Shaw ran it for a 34 yard TD at the 12:29 mark.

Michigan 28, UMass 17

UMass #1

UMass took the kickoff to their 26.

On 3rd down UMass completed a pass-run to the UMass 48.

There the drive stalled at the 10:04 mark.

Michigan #2

The punt bounced to the U-M 6.

On 2nd down Denard ran it to the U-M 19.

On 2nd down Denard hit Stonum down the sideline to the UMass 31.

Two plays later VIncent Smith ran it to the UMass 15.

Two plays later Denard scored at the 6:18 mark.

Michigan 35, UMass 17

UMass #2

UMass took the kickoff to their 30.

On 3rd down UMass completed a pass to the UMass 40.

On 3rd down UMass completed a pass to the U-M 42.

On 2nd down UMass completed a pass to the U-M 28.

UMass went for it on 4th down and completed a pass to the U-M 15.

THIRD QUARTER-only STATS
U-M gained 163 yards, 117 rushing and 46 passing
UMass gained 79 yards, 24 rushing and 55 passing
U-M scored 14, UMass scored 3.

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FOURTH QUARTER

(UMass #2 cont.)

On 3rd down UMass ran it in for the TD at the 13:47 mark.

Michigan 35, UMass 24

Michigan #3

U-M fair-catched the kickoff at the U-M 28.

(With Taylor Lewan in at LT) On the first play Shaw ran it 52 yards to the UMass 23.

Two plays later Smith ran it to the UMass 11.

Two plays later Shaw ran it in from the 3 at the 11:57 mark.

Michigan 42, UMass 24

UMass #3

UMass took the kickoff to their 26.

On the 1st play UMass completed a tipped pass at the UMass 46.

On 2nd down UMass completed a pass to the U-M 36.

On the next play Cam Gordon intercepted at the U-M 10, but he fumbled the return and UMass recovered at the U-M 26.

On 4th down UMass passed for the 1st down at the U-M 15.

Two plays later UMass ran it to the U-M 1.

A procedure penalty moved UMass back to the 6, and on 3rd down UMass scored on a TD pass at the 5:15 mark. The 2-point PAT attempt failed.

Michigan 42, UMass 30

Michigan #4

Stonum returned the kickoff to the U-M 37.

U-M went 3 and out at the 3:43 mark.

UMass #4

UMass blocked the punt and took it to the U-M 25.

Two plays later UMass completed a pass to the U-M 13.

Two plays later U-M pass-interfered in the end zone.

On the next play, from the U-M 2, UMass had a procedure penalty back to the U-M 7. Then on the next play UMass passed for the TD at the 2:05 mark.

Michigan 42, UMass 37

Michigan #5

UMass onside kicked it, and it went out of bounds; U-M ball at the UMass 35.

On 3rd down Shaw ran for the 1st down at the UMass 25.

From there U-M killed the clock.

FINAL STATS
U-M gained 525 yards, 284 rushing and 241 passing
UMass gained 439 yards, 217 rushing and 222 passing
Denard 10-14 passing for 241 yards, 2 TDs and an int. On the ground he rushed for 104 yards on 17 carries.
Mike Shaw had 126 yards on 12 carries, and 3 TDs.
Stonum had 3 catches for 121 yards and 2 TDs.

FOURTH QUARTER-only STATS
U-M gained 87 yards, 87 rushing and 0 passing
UMass gained 109 yards, 46 rushing and 63 passing
U-M scored 0, UMass scored 20.


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