Special Teams lead U-M to 14-7 Halftime Lead

74 yards by Carlos Brown ... and Michael Williams blocked a punt returned by walkon Ricky Reyes ... to give U-M the halftime lead.

Northwestern

NW took the kickoff to the U-M 19.

First down, U-M 19. C.J. Bacher at QB. Flag, false start to the 14. Complete for 5.
Second down, 10. Run for 2.
Third down, 7, U-M 21. Intercepted by Stevie Brown, back to the NW 8.

Michigan

First down, NW 8. Michael Shaw to the 5.
Second down, NW 5. Incomplete, almost picked off on the rollout pass.
Third down. Incomplete in the end zone, almost intercepted again.
Fourth down. K.C. Lapota field goal attempt blocked, taken back to the NW 20 at the 12:45 mark.

Northwestern

First down, NW 20. Kafka in at QB, kept for 3.
Second down, 7. Bacher back in. Incomplete.
Third down. Incomplete.

Michigan

NW punted to the U-M 36, bounced off Martavious Odoms, recovered by NW at the U-M 39 at the 11:46 mark.

Northwestern

First down, U-M 39. Run for 5 to the 34.
Second down, U-M 34. Complete, flag, face mask takes it to the U-M 13.

First down, U-M 13. No gain.
Second down. Sack by Tim Jamison back to the U-M 21.
Third down, 18. U-M 21. Simmons runs it for the TD at the 9:49 mark.

Northwestern 7, Michigan 0


Boubacar Cissoko took the kickoff from the U-M 19 to the 34.

First down, U-M 34. Shaw for 6.
Second down, 4, U-M 35. Shaw for 3.
Third down, 1, U-M 44. Sheridan 9 to the NW 47.

First down, NW 47. Incomplete swing pass.
Second down, Shaw for -2.
Third down, 12, NW 49. Incomplete.

Northwestern

Zoltan Mesko punted it to the NW 10 at the 7:00 mark.

First down, NW 10. Loss -1.
Second down, 11. Loss -1.
Third down, 12, NW 8. Run 2.

Michigan

Fourth down, NW punted to the U-M 39 at the 5:12 mark.

First down, U-M 39. Sheridan for 8.
Second down, 2, U-M 47. Carlos Brown for 4 to the NW 49.

First down, NW 49. Complete to Odoms, fumbled out of bounds to the U-M 42.
Second down, 2. Brown just short of first down.
Third down, short. NW 40. Brown -1.
Fourth down, 1, NW 40. Brown to the NW 38.

First down, U-M 38. Brown for 11 to the NW 27.

First down, NW 27. Sheridan for 3.
Second down, 7, NW 24. Brown for 17 to the NW 6.

First down, NW 6. Shaw to the 4.
Second down, Sheridan for the TD at the :23 mark.

Michigan 7, Northwestern 7

Kickoff - touchback.

First down, NW 20. Complete for 4.
Second down, 6. NW 24.

SECOND QUARTER

Third down, Kafka runs to the 35.

First down, NW 35. Run 2.
Second down. Run 6.
Third down, 2, NW 43. Run for 1.

Michigan

Fourth down, Odoms fair catches the punt at the U-M 20 at the 12:58 mark.

First down, U-M 20. Sheridan keeps -1.
Second down, 11. Complete to Mathews for 23 to the U-M 45.

First down, U-M 45. Complete to Darrly Stonum for 3.
Second down, 7. Brown for 3.
Third down, 4. Complete to Laterryal Savoy for 6.

First down, NW 43. Incomplete.
Second down, flag, holding. 2nd down, 17, 50.
Third down, 17, 50. Brown for 16 to the NW 33.

First down, NW 33. Brown no gain.
Second down. Incomplete.
Third down, 10. Complete Stonum for 7.
Fourth down, 3, U-M 30. Timeout. Incomplete at the 8:27 mark.

Northwestern

First down, U-M 30. Sack by Will Johnson at the U-M 21.
Second down, 16. Run, no gain.
Third down, no gain.

Michigan

Fourth down, punt blocked, taken for the TD by walkon Ricky Reyas at the 6:30 mark.

Michigan 14, Northwestern 7

NW took the kickoff to the NW 37.

First down, NW 37. Complete for 8.
Second down, 3, NW 44. Run, loss -1.
Third down, 4, NW 43. Complete to the U-M 48.

First down, U-M 48. Incomplete.
Second down. Complete for 8.
Third down, 2. U-M 40. Bacher keeps for 4 to the U-M 35.

First down, U-M 35. Incomplete.
Second down. TFL Brandon Graham -4. Third down, 16, U-M 39. No gain.

Michigan

Fourth down, U-M 39. NW punted it to the U-M 1 at the 3:06 mark.

First down, U-M 1. Sheridan sneaks for 2.
Second down, 8, U-M 3. Brown for 11 to the U-M 14.

First down, U-M 14. Brown no gain.
Second down, Brown for 2.
Third down, 7, U-M 18. Sheridan for 1 at the U-M 19.

Northwestern

Fourth down, Mesko punted it 40 yards to the NW 40 at the :27 mark.

First down, NW 40. Run -1.

End of Half.

First Half Stats

U-M gained 162 yards, 48 passing and 114 rushing.
NW gained 80 yards, 40 passing and 40 rushing.

Nick Sheridan is 5-13 for 48 yards.
C.J. Bacher is 6-11 for 40 yards.

Carlos Brown has 13 carries for 74 yards.
Stephen Simmons has 13 carries for 31 yards and a TD.


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