1st Half See-Saw: Wis 21, U-M 17

The lead changed hands three times in the half. Here are the 1st half drives and stats.

Michigan Possession #1
The kickoff went out of bounds and U-M took it at the 40.
(Denard Robinson started at RB) U-M went 3 and out.

Wisconsin Possession #1
Wisconsin took the 45 punt from their 15 to the 20.
ON the 1st play Wis completed a pass on their 47; a personal foul took it to the U-M 39.
On the next play, Wis ran it to the U-M 28.
Two plays later Wis passed 23 yards for the TD at the 11:14 mark.

Wisconsin 7, Michigan 0

Michigan Possession #2
Daryl Stonum took the kickoff to the U-M 26.
On 3rd down Brandon Minor ran it to the U-M 46.
On 3rd down Mathews caught a pass at the Wis 35.
After losing yards on 1st and 2nd down, on 3rd down Roy Roundtree caught a pass at the Wis 24.
On the next play Forcier threw a swing pass to VIncent SMith who ran it in for the TD at the 6:17 mark.

Wisconsin 7, Michigan 7

Wisconsin Possession #2
The kickoff went for a touchback; WIsconsin took it at their 20.
Wis went 3 and out with a grounding call back to the 3 on 3rd down, at the 5:19 mark

Michigan Possession #3
Hemingway fair-caught it at the Wis 37.
On 2nd down Vincent Smith caught a swing pass to the Wis 16.
U-M had 3 carries to the Wis 6 for the 1st down.
There the drive stalled, and Wisconsin blocked a field goal attempt to the Wis 8 at the 1:22 mark.

Wisconsin Possession #3
On 3rd down, Jordan Kovacs intercepted at the Wis 25 at the :02 mark.

First quarter stats
U-M gained 106 yards, 90 passing and 16 rushing.
Forcier was 6-6 for 90 yards and a TD.
Wis gained 50 yards, 29 passing and 1 rushing.

SECOND QUARTER

Michigan Possession #4
U-M went 3 and out, and Jason Olesnavage kicked a 38 yard field goal at the 14:16 mark.

Michigan 10, Wisconsin 7

Wisconsin Possession #4
Wisconsin took the kickoff to their 25.
Wis got a 1st down to the Wis 43.
On the next play Wis ran for another 1st down to the U-M 46.
Wis ran for a 3rd 1st down to the U-M 35.
The drive stalled ... but U-M got a running into the kicker call which moved the ball to the U-M 30.
Wis ran for a 5th 1st down at the U-M 19.
On the next play Wis ran a reverse to the U-M 6.
Wis passed for the TD on the next play at the 8:29 mark.

Wisconsin 14, Michigan 10

Michigan Possession #5
Stonum returned the kickoff to the U-M 23.
(Denard Robinson in at QB; Tate back in on 3rd down). On 3rd down Forcier threw it to J.R. Hemingway at the U-M 35.
U-M got a 2nd 1st down to the U-M 49.
There the drive stalled at the 4:25 mark.

Wisconsin Possession #5
Wisconsin took the punt at their 25.
On 3rd down Brandon Graham hit the QB who fumbled, and Van Bergen picked it up and ran it 25 yards for the TD at the 3:46 mark.

Michigan 17, Wisconsin 14

Wisconsin Possession #6
WIsconsin took the punt at their 26.
Wis got a 1st down to their 37.
On the next play Wis completed a pass to the U-M 27.
On the next play Wis completed a pass to the U-M 3.
On 2nd down Wis scored at the 1:09 mark.

Wisconsin 21, Michigan 17

Michigan Possession #6
U-M took the touchback at the U-M 20.
U-M got a 1st down at their 30 at the :53 mark.
U-M got a 2nd 1st down at their 42 at the :30 mark.
There the drive stalled as the half ended.

HALFTIME STATS
U-M gained 159 yards, 139 passing and 20 rushing.
Forcier was 13-18-139 and a TD.
Wis gained 183 yards, 130 passing and 53 rushing.

2nd quarter only stats
U-M gained 53 yards, 49 passing and 4 rushing.
Wis gained 133 yards, 81 passing and 52 rushing.


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