U-M runs away, 31-14. 2nd Half Drives, Stats.

U-M scored 17 in the 2nd stanza, including a 27 yard TD strike from Devin Gardner to Tay Odoms to cinch it. Illinois scored 14 but, aided by a big J.T. Floyd int., couldn't catch U-M.

Ilini Possession #1

ILL took the touchback at the ILL 20.

On the 1st play ILL hit a pass to the ILL 32.

On the next play ILL ran it to the ILL 44.

On 3rd and 12, Ryan VanBergen sacked Scheelhasse back to the ILL 29 at the 12:12 mark.

Michigan Possession #1

Jeremy Gallon took the punt 18 yards to the U-M 42.

Denard bobbled the first snap back to the U-M 32. U-M went 3 and out at the 10:35 mark.

Ilini Possession #2

The punt rolled to the ILL 25.

ILL went 3 and out at the 9:50 mark.

Michigan Possession #2

The punt bounced to the U-M 28.

(Devin Gardner in) U-M went 3 and out at the 7:42 mark.

Ilini Possession #3

Illinois fumbled the punt, U-M recovered at the U-M 32 at the 7:23 mark.

Michigan Possession #3

On 3rd and 7, Devin hit Kenneth Hemingway at the ILL 9.

Vincent Smith ran no gain. Then on 2nd down - incomplete. On 3rd down at the 9 Gardner ran it to the 5. On 4th down, after a flag, Brendan Gibbons kicked a 26 yard field goal at the 4:40 mark.

Michigan 17, Illinois 0

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Ilini Possession #4

Illinois took the kickoff to the ILL 25.

After a holding call on 1st down, on 3rd and 7 ILL ran it to the ILL 35 for Illinois' first 3rd down conversion.

Two plays later ILL completed a pass to the ILL 48.

On 2nd and 10, a pass interference call too it to the U-M 43, making it to U-M territory for the 1st time.

On the next play ILL hit a pass to the U-M 32.

On 3rd and 10, ILL hit a pass to the ILL 13.

Scheelhasse took the next play into the end zone at the :19 mark.

Michigan 17, Illinois 7

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Michigan Possession #4

U-M took the touchback at the U-M 20.

Third Quarter ONLY Stats
U-M gained 41 yards, 20 passing and 21 rushing, and scored 3.
ILL gained 94 yards, 62 passing and 32 rushing, scored 7 and fumbled.

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FOURTH QUARTER

(U-M #4 cont.) After a chop block call, UM went 3 and out at the 13:35 mark.

Ilini Possession #5

Illinois took the punt to the ILL 38.

After an offsides, on 3rd and 2 ILL ran it to the U-M 46.

On 3rd and 4, J.T. Floyd intercepted and ran it back to the ILL 22 at the 10:53 mark.

Michigan Possession #5

On 3rd and 15, Gardner hit Martavious Odoms for the TD pass at the 9:58 mark.

Michigan 24, Illinois 7

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Ilini Possession #6

Illinois took the touchback at the ILL 20.

On 2nd and 1, ILL hit a pass to the ILL 41.

On 4th and 1, ILL got the first down at the U-M 49.

On 3rd and 9, ILL hit a pass at the U-M 36.

On 3rd and 10, U-M sacked Scheelhasse back at the ILL 48. On 4th and 26, ILL hit the pass to the U-M 20.

On 2nd and 5, Scheelhasse ran it to the U-M 4.

On 3rd down at the 1 ILL scored at the 3:12 mark.

Michigan 24, Illinois14

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Michigan Possession #6

U-M fielded the onside kick and U-M got it at the ILL 40.

Toussaint took the first play 13 to the ILL 27.

Toussaint ran the next play in for the TD at the 2:24 mark.

Michigan 31, Illinois14

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Ilini Possession #7

Illinois took the touchback at the ILL 20.

After a 1st down sack by Ryan VanBergen, ILl went 3 and out at the 1:40 mark.

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Michigan Possession #7

U-M took the punt at the U-M 35.

U-M ran out the clock.

FINAL Stats
U-M gained 361 yards,139 passing and 222 rushing and had 2 fumbles and an int.
Toussaint ran 27 times for 192 yards (7.1 ypc) and a TD.
ILL gained 214 yards, 177 passing and 37 rushing and had an int and 2 fumbles.


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