Utah Game Play by Play

At the half it was Utah 22, Michigan 10 as Utah gained 313 yards (60 rushing, 223 passing) to Michigan's 102 (4 rushing, 98 passing). Michigan closed in the second half, but it was not enough.

U-M (Brandon Harrison) took kickoff to the 29 ... Nick Sheridan completed 2 short passes to Matravious Odoms and Sam McGuffie, and on 3rd down threw an incompletion.

Utah fumbled the punt at their 26 at the 13:28 mark.

After a scramble-loss on first down by Sheridan and a short pass to Greg Mathews on 2nd down, on 3rd down there was an interference on McGuffie.

U-M got a 1st down on the penalty at the 9. McGuffie was stopped for a 1 yard gain on first down, then on 2nd town Sheridan threw an 8 yard TD flare pass to Shaw at the 11:20 mark.

Michigan 7, Utah 0

Utah took the kickoff to the 25 at the 11:16 mark.

There was an 8 yard completion to the 33 on first down, then a first down run to the 36.

On first down Utah threw a 12 yard completion to the 50.

On first down Utah was caught holding, back to their 40, 1st and 20. On first down, they threw an incompletion; on 2nd down they had a short run; on 3rd down they completed a 56yard pass to the U-M 4 at the 3:25 mark.

Oh first down Johnson was sacked by Will Johnson back to the 8. On 2nd down, with a new QB, they ran for a TD at the 7:38 mark.

The extra point was blocked by Terrance Taylor.

Michigan 7, Utah 6

Brandon Harrison took the kickoff to the 35, and a personal foul brought it to the 50 at the 7:32 mark.

On first down, U-M, Sheridan threw it up for grabs for an incompletion that Greg Mathews, playing defense, knocked away. On 2nd down there was a motion flag on U-M back to the U-M 45 ... Sheridan threw short pass over the middle to McGuffie who took 23 yards of the the Utah 32.

On first down there was a -3 pass to Odoms who slipped back to the 35. On 2nd down there was an incompletion. On 3rd down there was a short run by Shaw to the Utah 33. K.C. Lapata tried a 50 yarder at the 5:18 mark - good.

Michigan 10, Utah 7

Utah took the high kickoff from the 12 to the 23.

On first down, Utah ran for no little gain. On 2nd down they completed a short pass for 5 yards. On 3rd down and 3 U-M was called for interference to the Utah 34.

On first down Obi Ezeh dragged down the Utah runner for a loss of 1. On 2nd down they thew a completion over the middle to the U-M 48. at the 3:29 mark.

On first down at the U-M 48 Utah ran for 2-3 yards. On 2nd down they threw in incompletion. On 3rd down they threw a completion to the U-M 34.

On first down they threw a 21 pass to the U-M 14 at the 2:12 mark.

On first down at the 14 Utah threw over the middle for 9 to the U-M 5. On 2nd down and 1 there was a procedure flag, back to the U-M 10, 2nd down and 6 ... there was then a hold flag back to the U-M 20, and down and 16 ... Utah completed a pass to the U-M 4 ... first down at the :45 mark.

On 1st down at the U-M 4, Utah ran it to the 2. On 2nd down ... the first quarter ended ...

SECOND QUARTER

... on 2nd down at the U-M 2, Brian Johnson was coverage-sacked by Tim Jamison back to the U-M 8. On 3rd down Utah the Johnson scrambled and went out of bounds at the U-M 6. Utah kicked a 28 yard field goal at the 14:04 mark.

Michigan 10, Utah 9

Shaw and Stonum back ... the kickoff was taken for a touchback to the U-M 20.

On first down, McGuffie lost 5 back to the 15. On 2nd down Mathews caught an 11 yard pass to the 26. On 3rd and 4, Sheridan slipped down on an option at the 29.

U-M punted, and Utah fair-caught Zoltan Mesko's 44 yard punt at the Utah 27 at the 11:55 mark.

On first down, Utah threw an 9 yard completion to the Utah 36. On 2nd and 1 they threw an incompletion. On 3rd and 1 there was a procedure flag on Utah ... on 3rd and 6 at the Utah 31, Utah completed a pass down the sidelines for 38 yards to the U-M 31 at the 11:00 mark.

On first down at the U-M 31, Utah threw an incompletion. On 2nd down they ran up the middle for 5. On 3rd and 5 at the U-M 27 they threw an incompletion, broken up by Harrison. Utah lined up for a 43 yard field goal - good - at the 9:48 mark.

Utah 12, Michigan 10.

After a touchback on the kickoff, U-M started at their 20 at the 9:48 mark. On first down, Sheridan dropped it but recovered. On 2nd down, Carlos Brown, at QB, ran the ball 4 yards;. On 3rd and 5 from the 25, Sheridan threw an 8 yard completion to JR Hemingway to the U-M 33.

On first down at their 33, Brandon Minor carried for no gain. On 2nd down, Sheridan threw to Carson Butler for 2. On 3rd and 8 at the 35, Sheridan threw over the middle to Odoms for 5 yards to the 30. U-M punted.

Utah recovered the punt at their 18 at the 6:36 mark.

On first down at their 18, Utah threw over the middle to their 27, first down.

On first down at their 28, Utah ran for 10 yards to the Utah 39.

On first down at their 39, utah ran for 10 more to their 49.

On first down, Utah ran for 18 more to the U-M 33.

On first down at the U-M 33, there was no gain. On 2nd down, Utah threw an incompletion. On 3rd down, Johnson scrambled to the U-M 25, and at the 3:15 mark went for a 41 yard field goal - good.

Utah 15, Michigan 10

Shaw and Stonum back ... the kickoff was taken by Stonum to the U-M 24.

On first down at their 24 at the 3:09 mark, Sheridan threw a 35 yard pass to Mathews - great catch pulling it away from the defender defense - to the Utah 41.

On first down at the Utah 41, the pass was almost intercepted. On 2nd down, another incompletion. On 3rd down, Sheridan overthrew a wide open Minor over the middle on a sure-TD.

On 4th down Sheridan punted at the 2:45 mark ... Utah fielded it at their 11 yard line.

On first down at their 11 at the 2:38 mark, Utah threw an incompletion. On 2nd down they were stopped for no gain. On 3rd down, at the 2:10 mark, Warren almost intercepted it - incomplete at the 1:47 mark.

Utah punted (first of game) - Warren was back but the punt was a 50 yard bouncer to the U-M 40.

On first down at the U-M 40 at the 1:34 mark, Sheridan was sacked for -4 to the U-M 36. On 2nd down - incompletion. On 3rd down, Sheridan threw an interception, returned back to the U-M 37 at the :51 mark.

On first down at the U-M 37, at the :51 mark, Johnson scrambled for 5. Time out at the :45 mark. On 2nd down, Utah was called for ineligible receiver, penalty for 5 yards back to the U-M 38 ... then completed a short pass to the U-M 28. TIme out at the :26 mark. On 3rd down Utah completed a 9 yard pass to the U-M 19 - first down at the :18 mark.

On first down at the U-M 19, ball spiked. on 2nd down, Utah, completed a TD pass at the :13.

Utah 22, Michigan 10

Shaw returned the kickoff to their 26.

On first down Sheridan ran it 34 ... end of half.

For the half:

Utah has 313 yards (253 passing, 60 running)
Michigan gained 102 yards (98 passing, 4 running)

+++++++++++++++++++ For second half play by play: click here.

In the second half Utah was held to 52 yards passing and -24 yards rushing. U-M had 69 passing, 32 rushing.

For the game, Utah outgained U-M 341 yards (305 passing, 36 rushing) to 203 (167 passing, 36 rushing).

Each team had 3 turnovers, 2 fumbles and an interception.

Utah had 15 penalties for 137 yards; U-M 8 for 53 yards.


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