WMU took the opening kickoff to the WMU 17.
WMU Drive one:
WMU started at their 17, and goes 3 and out.
Greg Mathews fair catched at the U-M 48.
U-M Drive One, U-M 48
After a 5 yard completion in the flat to J.R. Hemingway, Tate Forcier scrambled to the U-M 42.
Tate threw a swing pass to Carlos Brown to the WMU 29.
After a no-gain on first down, Forcier rolled out and threw it to Hemingway on the sideline, who took it in for the TD!
U-M 7, WMU 0, 10:35 1st quarter.
WMU Drive two.
WMU returned the kickoff to the WMU 33. (Mark Moundros limped off - bell rung?)
After a first down to the U-M 43, WMU's drive was stopped with a near-sack by Brandon Graham on 3rd down.
Mathews fair-catched the punt at the U-M 11 at the 8:28 mark.
U-M Drive Two, U-M 11. 8:28 1st Quarter
Despite Denard Robinson coming in for a 2nd down end around at slot (no gain), U-M went 3 and out.
Zoltan punted it 47 yards to the WMU 37 (2 yard return) at the 6:33 mark.
WMU Drive three, WMU 39
WMU went three and out.
Mathews fair-catched the punt at the U-M 16 at the 5:28 mark.
U-M Drive Three, U-M 16, 5:38
U-M had a holding penalty and went three and out.
Zoltan punted it 44 to the WMU 40, no return, at the 4:55 mark.
WMU Drive four, WMU 40, 4:55
On 3rd down, on a tipped ball, Boubacar Cissoko intercepted it back to the WMU 38 at the 4:15 mark.
U-M Drive Four, U-M 38.
After a procedure penalty, Denard Robinson dropped the snap, picked it up and took it 43 yards for the TD at the 3:57 mark.
Michigan 14, WMU 0, 3:57
WMU Drive Five
WMU returned the kickoff to their 27.
After a 2nd down Jonas Mouton/ Craig Roh tackle for loss, on 3rd down Hiller got hit by Graham as he threw, incomplete.
Mathews fair-catched the punt at the U-M 32 at the 2:16 mark.
U-M Drive Five, U-M 32, 2:16
U-M got a first down on a 2nd down, 7 yard completion to Kelvin Grady to the U-M 44.
The U-M was halted on 3 downs, but U-M put Tate back in on 4th down and went for it ...
U-M got the 4th down on a Brown run to the WMU 41.
U-M got another 1st down on a 5 yard completion to Kevin Koger at the WMU 31; another a play later on a Brown run up the middle to the U-M 20; another a play later on an end around by Kelvin Grady to the 9; and on 2nd down Tate threw the TD to Koger in the end zone at the 12:34 mark.
Michigan 21, WMU 0, 12:34
WMU Drive Six
WMU returned the kickoff to their 30.
After a fumble back to the 10, WMU went 3 and out.
Mathews returned the punt 15 to the WMU 42 at the 9:53 mark.
U-M Drive Six, WMU 42, 9:53.
On 2nd down, Denard came in, threw on the run to Savoy for 11 to the 31.
After a holding call to the WMU 36, Tate came back in, but the drive stalled at the WMU 26.
Oles kicked a 44 yard FG at the 7:34 mark.
Michigan 24, WMU 0, 7:34.
WMU Drive Seven
WMU returned the kickoff to their 26.
WMU went 3 and out.
There was a flag on the punt return, and U-M took it at their 20 at the 6:27 mark.
U-M Drive Seven, U-M 20, 6:27.
Brown ran it 11 up the middle on first down.
On the next play Mathews caught it for 11 more.
Then, on 3rd down at the U-M 39, Hemingway caught the screen for another 1st down to the WMU 48.
Then on 3rd down, Tate threw it deep for 44 yards to Hemingway for the TD at the 3:17 mark.
Michigan 31, WMO 0, 3:17.
WMU Drive Eight, 3:17
WMU started at their 20.
WMU got 4 1st downs to the U-M 18 with less than a minute to go, but Hiller was sacked by Craig Roh at the U-M U-M 27. And WMU missed the field goal.
Forcier: 8-13 for 127 yards and 3 TDs.
Robinson was 2-3 for 18 yards plus a 43 yards TD run.
Robinson rushed 5 times for 57 yards and a TD.
Brown rushed 7 times for 40 yards.
Tate rushed 9 times for 33 yards (3.7 ypc)
Hiller was 13-24 for 80 yard and an int.
31-0 at the Half!
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