2nd Quarter Recap: Michigan 42, UMass 13
Michigan scored 28 second-quarter points and holds a commanding 42-13 lead. Massachusetts closed the gap to 14-3 when Brendon Levengood kicked a 25-yard field goal to cap a 66-yard drive. The Minutemen’s drive stalled at the Wolverines’ two-yard line and Massachusetts settled for a field goal.
Michigan expanded its lead to 21-3 thanks to a two-play, 71-yard drive that ended when Vincent Smith pounded in a five-yard touchdown run. The Wolverines’ drive was keyed by Denard Robinson’s 66-yard pass to Drew Dileo.
The Minutemen made the score 21-10 when Christian Birt intercepted Robinson’s pass and returned it for a touchdown.
Michigan opened up the lead, 28-10, after marching down the field for a five-play, 75-yard drive that ended when Robinson tossed a 42-yard touchdown to Devin Gardner. The Wolverines drove across midfield after Robinson’s 24-yard run from the 31-yard line.
Michigan opened up the lead, 35-10, after Robinson took a quarterback draw all the way for a 36-yard touchdown run to end a five-play, 55-yard drive.
A 57-yard drive that ended when Levengood kicked a 32-yard field goal helped Massachusetts narrow the deficit to 35-13.
The Wolverines made the score 42-13 when Michigan recovered a fumble in the endzone.
Robinson clinched a 100-yard rushing game with 78 in the quarter, part of his 106-yard day through two quarters for the Wolverines.
Michigan’s Robinson reached the 200-yard passing mark for the game thanks to 179 in the quarter, and currently sits with 260 yards in all.
The Minutemen will have possession to start the second half.
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