The Drives Tell The Story

All the drives in yesterday's 28-20 loss to Notre Dame, including special mention of the Big Plays.<br><br> *Game Stats Added*

FIRST QUARTER:

- Notre Dame #1: Starts at the ND 24. Three and out.
- Michigan #1: Starts at the U-M 21, 12:54. Three and out. Finley punts 50 yarder.

- Notre Dame #2: Starts at the ND 32, 11:14. First play -- Curry INTERCEPTS (ND TO #1) turns to ND 37.
- U-M Scoring Drive. Michigan #2. Starts at the ND 37. Seven plays later, Rivas KICKS 38 yd. FG.

U-M 3, ND-0. 8:38.

- Notre Dame #3: Starts at ND 15, 8:23. Three and out.
- U-M Scoring Drive. Michigan #3. Starts at U-M 43, 6:30. Thirteen plays later, Rivas KICKS 33 yd. FG.

U-M 6, ND 0. 1:03

SECOND QUARTER

- Notre Dame #4: Starts at ND 21. 8 plays laater, ND punts.
- Michigan #4: Starts at U-M 13, 11:16. Three and out. Finley punts 48 yarder.

- Notre Dame #5: Starts at ND 30, 9:37. Five plays later (after 2 TFL's), ND punts.
- Michigan #5: Starts at U-M 1 YL. Three and out. FInley punts 41 yarder.

- Notre Dame #6: Starts at U-M 30. First play, Ryan Mundy INTERCEPTS (ND TO #2).
- U-M Scoring Drive. Michigan #6: Starts at U-M 20, 4:00. Twelve plays later, Rivas KICKS 22 yd. FG.

U-M 9, ND 0. 0:06

THIRD QUARTER

- Michigan #1: Starts at U-M 17. Three and out. FInley 37 yard punt.
- ND Scoring Drive. Notre Dame #1. Starts at ND 37, 12:15. Four plays later, 46 yard TD pass against Curry.

U-M 9, ND 7. 12:16
- Michigan #2. Starts at U-M 37, 11:02. Three and out. FInley punts 43 yarder; interference on KR.
- Notre Dame #2. Starts at ND 36. Third play, Reid INTERCEPTS (ND TO #3), takes it to ND 44.

- U-M Scoring Drive. Michigan #3. Starts at ND 44, 8:35. Seven plays 3ater, Rivas KICKS 47 yd. FG.

U-M 12, ND 7. 6:47

- Notre Dame #3. Starts at U-M 26, 5:52. Three and out, but Breaston FUMBLES PUNT (U-M TURNOVER #1).

- Michigan #4. Breaston FUMBLES PUNT (U-M TURNOVER #1) at U-M 32.
- Notre Dame #4. Starts at U-M 32, 3:26. Three and out, punt to U-M 5.

- Michigan #5. Starts at U-M 5, 2:17. Four plays later, INTERCEPTION on Braylon's tipped ball (U-M TURNOVER #2) at U-M 29.
- ND Scoring Drive. Notre Dame #5. Starts at U-M 29 ... cont. 4th quarter.

FOURTH QUARTER

- ND Scoring Drive. Notre Dame #5. Starts at U-M 29. Six plays later, ND runs it in.

ND 14, U-M 12. 14:43

- Michigan #6. Starts at U-M 35, 13:48. Three and out -- PUNT BLOCKED at U-M 5 yard line. (U-M MISTAKE #3)
- ND Scoring Drive. Notre Dame #6. Starts U-M 5 yard line, 11:29. First play, ND runs it in.

ND 21, U-M 12. 13:42

- Michigan #7. Starts at U-M 27, 11:23. Three and out. Finley punts 53 yarder.
- Notre Dame #7. Starts at U-M 21, 10:33. Seven plays later ND FUMBLES (ND TO #4) at U-M 31.

- Michigan #8. Starts at U-M 31, 8:10. First play, Avant FUMBLES (U-M MISTAKE #4) at U-M 40.
- ND Scoring Drive. Notre Dame #8. Starts at U-M 40, 8:04. Five plays later ND runs it in.

ND 28, U-M 12. 10:43

- Michigan #9 .... .. ...

That's the game. Michigan scores a desperation TD at 2:35 mark and score 2-point conversion.

Notre Dame 28, Michigan 20.

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Key Game Stats

Total Yards
Michigan 296
Notre Dame 313

Passing Yards
Michigan: 40 attempts for 240 yards (6 yards per receptions)
Notre Dame: 178 yards

Rushing Yards
Michigan: 26 attempts for 56 yards (2.1 yards per rush)
Notre Dame:135 yards

MICHIGAN PASSING
Chad Henne 25 for 40 for 240 yards (6 yards per completion), 1 TD, 1 int.

MICHIGAN RUSHING
Jerome Jackson 15 carries, 32 yds. (2.1 yards per carry)
Pierre Rembert 4 carries, 23 yds. (5.7 yards per carry)
Mike Hart 5 carries, 17 yds. (5.7 yards per carry)

Turnovers lost:
Michigan 3 (plus the blocked punt)
Notre Dame 4

3rd Down Efficiency
Michigan: 6-18
Notre Dame: 3-12

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