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1st quarter recap: Iowa 14, Indiana 3

Iowa aired it out to the tune of 84 passing yards in the quarter, and the Hawkeyes lead 14-3 at the end of the first quarter. Iowa took the game’s first lead after James Vandenberg found Kevonte Martin-Manley open for a 24-yard touchdown pass on the last play of a six-play, 71-yard drive. Iowa made the score 14-0 when Christian Kirksey intercepted a Nate Sudfeld pass and returned it for a touchdown. Indiana polished off a 50-yard drive when Mitch Ewald drilled a 45-yard field goal to make the score 14-3. The Hawkeyes will start the second quarter with the

Gardner, Michigan top Minnesota, 35-13, keep Jug

Devin Gardner replaced Denard Robinson in a surprise quarterback switch by Michigan right before kickoff, throwing two touchdown passes and running for another score to lead the Wolverines past Minnesota 35-13 on Saturday. Gardner woke up the Wolverines (6-3, 4-1 Big Ten) after they went two straight games without a touchdown, guiding scoring drives of 91, 90, 86 and 79 yards to squash the hope the Gophers (5-4, 1-4) had of an upset with Michigan’s senior star on the sideline. [RELATED: Dienhart: Not too shabby, Mr. Gardner] Robinson has been bothered by nerve damage in his right elbow, but he

1st quarter recap: Nebraska 7, Michigan State 7

Michigan State’s Le’Veon Bell ran for 58 yards and one touchdown in the quarter, and the two teams are tied 7-7 at the end of the first. The Spartans struck first when Bell pounded in an 11-yard touchdown run, the final play of a 10-play, 68-yard drive. No. 21 Nebraska tied the score at seven after Taylor Martinez found Ameer Abdullah open for a two-yard touchdown pass to end a five-play, 75-yard drive. The Cornhuskers’ drive was highlighted by Martinez’s 59-yard run. Nebraska has the ball at its own 21-yard line to begin the second quarter. [ PREVIEWS | BY

1st quarter recap: Ohio State 7, Illinois 6

Nick Immekus hit two field goals to help Illinois get off to a good start against No. 6 Ohio State, however the Buckeyes lead 7-6 at the end of the first quarter. Illinois struck first when Immekus made a 42-yard field goal, the final play of an 11-play, 39-yard drive. Carlos Hyde’s three-yard touchdown run gave the Buckeyes the lead, 7-3, and was the final play of a 10-play, 79-yard drive. Pass plays were an afterthought for Ohio State, as the Buckeyes threw just one pass on that possession. A 46-yard drive that ended when Immekus kicked a 26-yard field

1st quarter recap: Penn State 10, Purdue 3

Penn State’s secondary stifled the passing game, allowing just 31 yards through the air to Purdue in the first quarter and the Nittany Lions lead 10-3 at the end of the first quarter. The Boilermakers took the game’s first lead after Sam McCartney made a 20-yard field goal on the last play of a seven-play, 49-yard drive. Purdue’s drive was keyed by Akeem Shavers’ 37-yard run. The Boilermakers had to settle for a field goal after failing to reach the endzone from Penn State’s three-yard line. The Nittany Lions got even after Sam Ficken kicked a 27-yard field goal to

3rd quarter recap: Michigan 21, Minnesota 7

In the third quarter, Michigan’s Jeremy Gallon stood out. He caught two passes for 57 yards and one touchdown, and the Wolverines now lead 21-7. The last 21 points have been scored by Michigan. Gallon’s 10 -yard touchdown grab polished off a seven-play, 86-yard drive to give Michigan the lead, 21-7. The Wolverines used a 47-yard pass from quarterback Devin Gardner to fuel the drive. [RELATED: Denard Robinson sits out with right elbow injury] Minnesota is threatening to score to start the fourth quarter and have the ball at Michigan’s three-yard line. [ PREVIEWS | BY QUARTER | BOX |

2nd quarter recap: Michigan 14, Minnesota 7

Michigan scored 14 points in the second quarter, and the Wolverines now lead 14-7. Michigan finished with 112 yards through the air and 71 on the ground in the quarter. The last 14 points have been scored by the Wolverines. Minnesota opened the quarter with Philip Nelson throwing a 10-yard touchdown pass to John Rabe, the final play on a six-play, 43-yard drive. Minnesota’s punt return set the Golden Gophers up to start the drive. Michigan tied the score at seven apiece after Devin Gardner, who started in place of injured Denard Robinson, tossed a highlight-reel 45-yard touchdown to Drew

1st quarter recap: Michigan 0, Minnesota 0

The first quarter saw both teams combine for no points and one turnover, and the game is tied 0-0 at the end of the first quarter. Minnesota is in a prime position for points on Michigan’s 10-yard line to open the second quarter. The biggest news from the game thus far is Denard Robinson being ruled unable to play moments before kickoff. Robinson suffered nerve damage in his right arm in last week’s loss at Nebraska. Devin Gardner, who has played receiver this season, got the start for the Wolverines. Use these helpful links for this game: [ PREVIEWS |

Nebraska beats Michigan, injures Robinson

Ameer Abdullah ran for 101 yards and a touchdown and Nebraska took control of the Big Ten Legends Division with a 23-9 victory over No. 20 Michigan on Saturday night. Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson left the game late in the first half with a right elbow injury. Robinson, who spent the second half on the sideline in an overcoat, watched as freshman backup Russell Bellomy threw three interceptions. The Huskers (6-2, 3-1) moved into a first-place tie with Michigan in the Legends but own the tiebreaker. Michigan (5-3, 3-1) generated a season-low 188 yards during its first visit to Memorial

3rd quarter recap: Nebraska 16, Michigan 9

Nebraska’s defense shut down Michigan, allowing only nine yards of offense in the third quarter and the Cornhuskers now lead 16-9. Nebraska held the Wolverines to negative rushing yardage (-3 yards) in the quarter. Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson has not returned since hurting his throwing arm late in the second quarter. Backup Russell Bellomy replaced the Michigan star and missed his first 10 attempts. The Cornhuskers made it 10-6 after turning P.J. Smith’s interception into a Brett Maher 19-yard field goal. The pick gave the Cornhuskers the ball at the four-yard line, but they could not punch it in for