U-M Snares Gophers, 34-10. Drives and Stats.

Michigan lost 2 first-half fumbles and struggled to a 13-10 lead at the break, but then put on a 3rd quarter big-play extravaganza to exterminate the Gophers. Here are the Drives and the Stats.

Minnesota started the game at their won 20. They got a first down, then had to punt.

Michigan took the punt to the U-M 32 at the 13:08 mark. U-M got a 14 yard completion to Adrian Arrington to the Minnesota 46, then had to punt.

Minnesota too the punt at their 20 at the 10:43 mark.

Keeping on the ground, Minnesota got 2 first downs, then added a 3rd on a 22 yard completion to the U-M 32. After 1 more 1st down, the drive stalled at the U-M 12. Minnesota kicked a 29 yard field goal at the 6:35 mark.

Minnesota 3, Michigan 0

U-M took the kickoff to their 33. U-M got a 14 yard completion to Arrington to the 50, but then Carlos Brown fumbled at the Minnesota 42 at the 5:38 mark.

Minnesota got a first down but then, with a penalty and a sack by Shawn Crable and Brandon Graham, and then another penalty, Minnesota punted from their own 30.

U-M took the punt at their 39 at the 2:43 mark. U-M got one first down on an interference call against Mario Manningham, but then had to punt at the 1:10 mark.

Minnesota took the ball at their own 20 and went three and out.

SECOND QUARTER

Greg Mathews took the punt from their 31 to the 50. On the first play Ryan Mallett fumbled and Minnesota recovered it for a TD at the 14:48 mark.

Minnesota 10, Michigan 0

U-M took the ensuing kickoff to the U-M 21. U-M got 3 first downs, one on a 26 yard completion to Arrington to the Minnesota 30, but the drive stalled at the U-M 24.

U-M kicked a 42 yard field goal at the 10:15 mark.

Minnesota 10, Michigan 3

Minnesota took the kickoff at their 31. They got 2 first downs, but lost it on a fumble at the U-M 38 at the 9:14 mark. U-M got a first down on a 44 yard completion to Manningham to the Minnesota 16. The drive stalled and U-M kicked a 26 yard field goal at the 6:17 mark.

Minnesota 10, Michigan 6

Minnesota too the kickoff at their 31, and went three and out.

U-M took the punt at their 32 at the 5:22 mark. U-M got 4 first downs, one on a 16 yard run by Minor to the Minnesota 45, another on a 10 yard run by Minor to the Minnesota 35, another on a 23 yard completion to Manningham to the 6, and a 4th on an interference call again Manningham in the end zone. Brandon Minor took it in from the 2 at the 2:49 mark.

Michigan 13, Minnesota 10

Minnesota took the ensuing kickoff to their 39, and went three and out.

U-M took the punt at their 15 at the 1:47 mark and ran out the half.

HALFTIME STATS

Michigan gained 244 yards, 146 passing and 98 rushing.
Minnesota gained 124 yards, 40 passing and 84 rushing.

Mallett was 9-16 for 146 yards, but also fumbled on a play that Minnesota returned 44 yards for a TD.
Adam Webber was 3-13 for 40 yards.

Brandon Minor had 13 carries for 69 yards and a TD.
Carlos Brown was 6-22, but lost a fumble.

Manningham has 3 receptions for 75 yards.
Arrington has 4 receptions for 61 yards.

U-M leads time of possession, 17:02 to 12:58

THIRD QUARTER

U-M took the opening kickoff to their own 31. U-M got one 1st down on a 10 yard run by Minor to the U-M 44, then had to punt.

Minnesota took it at their 21 at the 12:40 mark. They got 1 first down on a 20 yard run to the 41, then had to punt.

U-M fielded the punt at their own 21, and a penalty took it back to the 11 at the 11:02 mark.

On first down Minor ran it 48 yards to the Minnesota 45. But the drive stalled and U-M had to punt at the 9:18 mark.

Minnesota took the punt at their 20. They got 2 first downs but stalled at their 40 at the 5:36 mark.

U-M took the punt to their 25. U-M got 2 first downs, one on a 48 yard completion to Manningham to the Minnesota 23, then an 18 yard run by Brown to the 5. On the next play Brown scored from the 5 at the 3:18 mark.

Michigan 20, Minnesota 10

Minnesota took the ensuing kickoff to their 33 and went 3 and out on a 3rd down sack by Brandon Graham.

U-M took the punt at their 32 at the 1:09 mark.

FOURTH QUARTER

1D, Um 32, U-M got 2 1st downs, one on an 18 yard run by Minor to the 50, another on a 4th down sneak to the Minnesota 40, and then on the next play Mallett hit Manningham for a 40 yard TD at the 13:31 mark.

Michigan 27, Minnesota 10

Minnesota took the ensuing kickoff to their 27. They got 2 first downs but the drive stalled with a sack at the 50 by Crable at the 9:35 mark.

U-M took the punt at their 16. On the 3rd play Brown ran it 89 yards for a TD at the 8:37 mark.

Michigan 34, Minnesota 10

U-M emptied the bench at this point on defense.

FINAL STATS

Michigan gained 542 yards, 234 passing and 308 rushing.
Minnesota gained 231 yards, 99 passing and 132 rushing.

Mallett was 11-20 for 234 yards and 1 TD.
Adam Webber was 14-30 for234 yards.

Brandon Minor had 22 carries for 159 yards and a TD.
Carlos Brown ahd 13 carries for 132 yards and 2 TDs, but also lost a fumble.

Manningham has 5 receptions for 163 yards and a TD.

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