2nd quarter recap: Nebraska 7, Michigan 6

Nebraska sniffed out Michigan’s rushing attack in the second quarter, holding the Wolverines to 20 rush yards and the Cornhuskers now lead 7-6. Michigan’s Brendan Gibbons made two field goals in the quarter, including a 52-yarder.

But the biggest news of the quarter was Denard Robinson’s injury that knocked him out of the game. The Michigan quarterback hurt his throwing arm late in the half and didn’t return before halftime.

Nebraska took the game’s first lead after Taylor Martinez and Kenny Bell combined for a 32-yard touchdown on the last play of a six-play, 72-yard drive. The Cornhuskers ran just one time on that possession.

A 44-yard drive that ended when Gibbons kicked a 52-yard field goal helped the Wolverines narrow the deficit to 7-3. Michigan used a grind-it-out style on the drive, as no play went for more than eight yards.

The Wolverines made the score 7-6 after Gibbons made a 24-yard field goal to finish off a 67-yard drive.

Nebraska will get the ball to start the second half.

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