Michigan-Notre Dame: Most Memorable Wins - No. 1
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2012 Michigan Football Roster
After tallying more than a quarter-million votes, former quarterback Denard Robinson has been selected as the coverboy of EA Sports NCAA Football '14 (March 12, 2013).
Outback Bowl Picture Day on Dec. 31.
Maize and Blue News Now on Dec. 30.
Quarterback Denard Robinson on Wednesday during Ohio State week.
Leading up to the game at Nebraska on Saturday (Oct. 27), quarterback Denard Robinson talks about his leadership role on the team and what it will take to defeat the Cornhuskers at Memorial Stadium.
CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
Attempts: 40, at Notre Dame (Sept. 11, 2010)
Completions: 24, at Notre Dame (Sept. 11, 2010)
Yards: 338, vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 10, 2011)
Touchdowns: 4, vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 10, 2011)
Long: 77, vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 10, 2011)
Attempts: 29, vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4, 2010)
Yards: 258, at Notre Dame (Sept. 11, 2010)
Touchdowns: 3, twice (last vs. San Diego State, Sept. 24, 2011)
Long: 87, at Notre Dame (Sept. 11, 2010)
At Michigan ... four-year varsity letterman ... appeared in 49 career games; making 37 starts, 35 at quarterback and two at running back ... NCAA ... holds the NCAA record for career rushing yards by a quarterback (4,495), eclipsing the previous mark set by West Virginia signal caller Pat White (4,480, 2005-08) ... holds the NCAA season record for rushing yards by a quarterback (1,702), surpassing Air Forces's Beau Morgan's 1,494 against Wisconsin (Nov. 20, 2010) ... became the first player in NCAA history to pass for 2,500 yards and rush for 1,500 yards in a single season in 2010 ... fourth player in NCAA history to gain 2,000 yards passing and 1,000 rushing in a season twice in his career (2010, `11), joining Missouri's Brad Smith, UAB's Joe Webb and Nevada's Colin Kaepernick ... 10th player in NCAA history to gain 3,000 yards rushing and 3,000 yards passing in a career ... became the eighth player in NCAA history to score 200 points and pass for 200 points in his career ... eighth player in NCAA history to rush for 40 TDs and pass for 40 TDs .... Big Ten Total Offense ... eighth player in Big Ten history to post at least 10,000 yards of total offense ... Big Ten Rushing ... ranks first in career rushing yards by a quarterback (4,495), surpassing Indiana's Antwaan Randle El (3,895) at Purdue (Oct. 6) ... U-M Rushing ... ranks second in career yardage (4,495) ... ranks third in career touchdowns (42) ... ranks tied for second in career 100-yard games (20) ... surpassed 4,000 career rushing yards against Illinois (Oct. 13, 2012) ... surpassed 3,000 career rushing yards against Nebraska (Nov. 19, 2011) ... eclipsed 2,000 career rushing yards against Mississippi State in the Gator Bowl (Jan. 1, 2011) ... surpassed 1,000 career rushing yards against Bowling Green (Sept. 25, 2010) in the first quarter ... 13 career multi-touchdown games ... U-M Passing ... ranks fourth in career yardage (6,250) ... ranks fourth in career touchdown passes (49) ... ranks sixth in career completions (427) ... ranks fourth in career passing attempts (746) ... 18 multi-touchdown games ... U-M Total Offense ... ranks first in career total offense (10,769) ... Michigan's all-time leader in touchdowns scored (91), surpassing Chad Henne (2004-07, 90) for the most touchdowns responsible for ... owns the top eight and ten of the top 11 single-game offensive outputs; record is 502 yards (244 passing, 258 rushing) at Notre Dame, 9/11/10) ... has 17 career games with three-plus total touchdowns (5 - 3 times, 4 - 7 times, 3 - 7 times).
Senior (2012) ...All-Big Ten honorable mention (media) ...completed 89-of-166 passes for 1,319 yards and 9 TDs with 8 interceptions ... rushed 177 times for 1,266 yards and 7 TDs ... posted three receptions for 31 yards ... Named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 7) ... Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 10) ... SOUTH CAROLINA (Jan. 1) ... rushed for 100 yards on 23 carries ... OHIO STATE (Nov. 24) ... carried the ball 10 times for 122 yards ... posted 67-yard touchdown run ... IOWA (Nov. 17) ... made second career start at running back ... amassed 98 rushing yards on 13 carries ... posted two receptions for 24 yards ... lined up at three different positions (10 at RB, 8 at QB and 3 at WR) ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 10) ... missed game due to injury ... MINNESOTA (Nov. 3) ... missed game due to injury ... NEBRASKA (Oct. 27) ... completed 6-of-11 passes for 46 yards and carried the ball 10 times for 46 yards before leaving game in second quarter due to injury ... MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 20) ... completed 14-of-29 passes for 163 yards and carried the ball 20 times for 96 yards ... reached the third spot on the NCAA's list of all-time leaders in rushing yards by a quarterback, surpassing Nevada's Colin Kaepernick (4,112, 2007-10) ... ILLINOIS (Oct. 13) ... completed 7of-11 passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns and carried the ball 11 times for 128 yards and two touchdowns ... 10th career game with at least four TDs ... 18th career 100-yard rushing performance ... 71-yard TD pass to Jeremy Gallon marked second-longest TD pass of his career .... PURDUE (Oct. 6) ... Completed 8-of-16 passes for 105 yards and carried the ball 24 times for 235 yards ... fifth career-200-yard rushing game ... ninth career 150-yard rushing effort ... 17th career 100-yard rushing performance ... set the Big Ten career QB rushing record (3,905), eclipsing the mark set by Indiana's Antwaan Randle El (3,895, 1998-01) ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 22) ... Completed 13-of-24 passes for 138 yards and carried the ball 26 times for 90 yards ... moved into first place in U-M history in career total offense (9,438) ... MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15) ... Completed 16-of-24 passes for 291 yards and three touchdowns and carried the ball 10 times for 109 yards and one touchdown ... marked eighth career game with 100 yards rushing and 200 yards passing; ninth career game with at least four touchdowns ... 16th career 100-yard rushing effort ... posted ninth career game with at least four TDs ... accounted for 366 total yards in the first half, a career best ... AIR FORCE (Sept. 8) ... completed 14-of-25 passes for 208 yards and two touchdowns and carried the ball 20 times for 218 yards and two touchdowns ... became the first player in FBS history to pass and rush for 200 yards in a game three times in his career ... eighth career game in which he accounted for at least four touchdowns ... became the first Wolverines player since Tyrone Wheatley, in the 1993 Rose Bowl, to record two rushing touchdowns of 50 yards or more in a game ... upped his career rushing yards to 3,474 and moved to seventh place among Michigan's all-time leaders in the category, passing Rob Lytle (3,317, 1973-76) ... moved to eighth place among the all-time NCAA leaders in rushing yards by a quarterback ... ALABAMA (Sept. 1) ... passed for one touchdown and ran for one score .. threw for 200 yards (11-of-26) ... ran for 27 yards on 10 carries.
Junior (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned third varsity letter ... All-Big Ten second team (media) and honorable mention (coaches) ... Phil Steele's Postseason and Midseason All-Big Ten third team selection ... U-M's Bo Schembechler Team Most Valuable Player ... surpassed 1,000 rushing yards for the season, joining running back Fitzgerald Toussaint as the first U-M tandem to eclipse 1,000 rushing yards each since 1975 ... 1,176 rushing yards rank 20th for a single season at U-M ... 16 rushing TDs are fifth-best in a season at U-M ...20 passing TDs are tied for 8th in a single-season at U-M ... semifinalist for Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award ... named to Manning Award, Maxwell Award, Paul Hornung Award and Walter Camp Player of the Year preseason watch lists ... started at quarterback in all 13 games; has also played at running back and wide receiver ... VIRGINIA TECH (Jan. 3) ... threw for multiple touchdowns (2) for 14th time of career ... completed 9-of- 21 passes for 117 yards ... OHIO STATE (Nov. 26) ... posted 337 total yards (170-rushing, 167-passing) and five total touchdowns for the third time in his career ... carried the ball 26 times for 170 yards and two touchdowns ... completed 14-of-17 passes for 167 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions ... became first Michigan player in modern era to post at least two rushing and two passing touchdowns in back-to-back games ... named the Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week ... NEBRASKA (Nov. 19) ... recorded 263 total yards (180 passing, 83 rushing) and four total touchdowns ... completed 11-of-18 passes and threw two touchdown passes ... scored rushing touchdowns on 14- and one-yard runs in the second and third quarter, respectively ...named the Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week and the Rivals.com Big Ten Player of the Week ... ILLINOIS (Nov. 12) ... served as honorary game captain ... completed 6-of-10 passes for 92 yards and rushed for 30 yards with two touchdowns ... scored U-M's first two touchdowns from nine and two yards out ... ninth career time rushing for two-plus touchdowns ... IOWA (Nov. 5) ... registered 249 total yards of offense (194 passing, 55 rushing) and two passing touchdowns ... PURDUE (Oct. 29) ... totaled 233 yards of total offense (170 passing, 63 rushing) ... recorded a two-yard rushing touchdown on U-M's opening drive ... MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 15) ... accumulated 165 yards total yards of offense (123 passing, 42 rushing) and two total touchdowns ... completed 9-of-24 passes for 123 yards with a 34-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter ... ran 18 times for 42 yards and scored on a 15-yard scamper on the opening drive ... NORTHWESTERN (Oct. 8) ... racked up 454 yards of total offense (337 passing, 117 rushing) for the third-best yardage mark in U-M history ... scored four touchdowns (2 passing, 2 rushing) for fifth straight game with three-plus touchdowns; fifth straight game with a rushing TD ... threw for 337 yards (17-for-26) for the second-best passing yardage game of his career ... ran for 117 yards on 25 carries for the 13th 100-yard game of his career ... MINNESOTA (Oct. 1) ... Threw for two touchdowns and ran for one score ... Set a career best for consecutive completions to start a game (11) and finished 15-for-19 for 169 yards ... SAN DIEGO STATE (Sept. 24) ... Co-Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and Rivals.com Big Ten Player of the Week ... Ran for 200 yards on 21 carries - his third-best single-game rushing effort - to become the third Wolverine to accrue three 200-yard rushing days ... three rushing touchdowns tied career high for second time ... EASTERN MICHIGAN (Sept. 17) ... Passed for a pair of touchdowns and rushed for one TD ... ran 26 times for 198 yards, his fourth-best career rushing display ... NOTRE DAME (Sept. 10) ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week, Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week and Rivals.com National and Big Ten Player of the Week ... accumulated 446 yards of total offense (337 passing, 117 rushing) for the fourth-best yardage mark in U-M history ... threw for career-high four touchdowns; also ran for a touchdown to tie career high for total TDs (5) for the second time ... passed for career-high 338 yards on 11-for-24; last completion was a 16-yard touchdown to Roy Roundtree to win the game with two seconds left ... ran 16 times for 108 yards and one touchdown.
Sophomore (2010) ... earned second varsity letter ... sixth in Heisman Trophy balloting ... Football Writers Association of America All-American at running back ... winner of the Chicago Tribune Silver Football as the Big Ten's Most Valuable Player ... U-M's Bo Schembechler Team Most Valuable Player ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year (coaches and media) ... All-Big Ten first team (media) and All-Big Ten honorable mention (coaches) ... Manning Award finalist ... Davey O' Brien and Maxwell Awards semifinalist ... Walter Camp Player of the Year player to watch ... Paul Hornung Award watch list ... Phil Steele's Midseason All-America third team ... Phil Steele's Midseason All-Big Ten first team ... Walter Camp Football Foundation National Player of the Week (Connecticut, Notre Dame) ... AT&T All-American Player of the Week (Connecticut, Notre Dame) ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (Connecticut, Notre Dame, Indiana) ... Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week (Notre Dame, Indiana) ... Rivals.com Big Ten and National Player of the Week (Notre Dame) ... Rivals.com Big Ten Player of the Week (Indiana) ... College Football Performance Award National Performer of the Week (Notre Dame, Indiana) ... started all 13 games at quarterback ... shattered Michigan records for touches (547) and total offense (4,272) in a single season ... second nationally and first in the Big Ten in total offense at 328.6 yards per contest ... completed 182-of-291 passes (62.5 pct.) for 2,570 yards with 18 touchdowns and 11 interceptions ... 20th nationally in passer efficiency (149.58) ... recorded 256 carries for 1,702 yards and 14 touchdowns ... nation's fourth-leading rusher (130.9 avg.)... posted fourth-best single season rushing mark in Michigan history ... made first career start at quarterback vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4), setting school records for total offense (383 yards) and rushing yards by a quarterback (197 yards) ... Walter Camp Football Foundation National Offensive Player of the Week and Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week following performance against the Huskies ... carried the ball 29 times for 197 yards and one touchdown and completed 19-of-22 passes for 186 yards and one touchdown against UConn ... reset the Michigan total offensive record with 502 yards at Notre Dame (accounted for 502 of Michigan's 532 yards); surpassed his school record total of 383 yards set last week against UConn ... set the U-M record with 68 total offensive plays (28 rushing and 40 passing) vs. ND ... his 258 rushing yards against the Irish is the best road performance ever for a Wolverine rusher and is the fifth-best single-game effort in school history ... set career highs in every passing category, completing 24-of-40 passes for 244 yards and one touchdown against the Irish ... matched his career high with two rushing TDs (87 and 2 yards) vs. ND ... became the ninth quarterback in NCAA history to rush and pass for 200 yards in a game; last player to accomplish the feat was West Virginia's Pat White against Pittsburgh on Nov. 16, 2006 (220 rushing and 204 passing) ... broke his own U-M record from last Saturday and the Big Ten record for rushing yards by a quarterback against ND; shattered the league record of 217 yards set by Mike Kafka at Minnesota on Nov. 1, 2008 ... scored the game-winning touchdown against the Irish on a two-yard run with 27 seconds remaining in regulation ... led 12-play, 72-yard scoring drive that ended with his two-yard touchdown run for the victory; accounted for all 72 yards with six carries for 17 yards and 5-of-6 passing for 55 yards ... Walter Camp Football Foundation National Offensive Player of the Week and Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week following performance against the Irish ... named the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback of the Week, the Rivals.com Big Ten and National Player of the Week and the College Football Performance Award National Player of the Week for his play against ND ... carried the ball 17 times for 104 yards and one touchdown and completed 10-of-14 passes for 241 yards vs Massachusetts (Sept. 18) ... completed four passes of 35 yards or more, including a career long 66-yard touchdown pass to Darryl Stonum vs. Massachusetts ... had thrown 64 completions prior to his first interception of the season vs. Massachusetts ... recorded five carries for 129 yards and two touchdowns and went 4-for-4 for 60 yards in only nine minutes of action vs. Bowling Green (Sept. 25) ... scored on two- and 47-yard runs early in the first quarter against the Falcons ... became the only player in NCAA history to run and pass for at least 200 yards in at least two games during the same season after rushing for 217 yards on 19 carries and passing for a career-high 277 yards (10-of-16) against Indiana (Oct. 2), racking up 494 yards of total offense ... scored five touchdowns--a career-best three passing and two rushing--against the Hoosiers, including a game-winning, four-yard rushing score with 17 seconds remaining ... set a new career long with a 74-yard pass to Roy Roundtree in the first quarter ... named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, the College Football Performance Award National Player of the Week and the Rivals.com Big Ten Player of the Week for performance against IU ... completed 17-of-29 passes for 215 yards and had 21 carries for 86 yards in start vs. Michigan State (Oct. 9) ... scored two touchdowns -- a 12-yard pass and four-yard rush -- against the Spartans ... surpassed 100-yards rushing (105) for the sixth time this season on 18 carries and went 13-of-18 passing for 96 yards with one touchdown -- an eight-yard pass to Vincent Smith -- in just over a half of action in start vs. Iowa (Oct. 16) ... eclipsed 1,000-yards rushing in a single season on his second run -- an eight-yarder -- against the Hawkeyes ... gained 381 yards of total offense against Penn State (Oct. 30) ... surpassed 100-yards rushing (191) for the seventh time this season -- scoring three touchdowns on 27 carries -- and went 11-of-23 passing for 190 yards and one touchdown -- a 60-yard pass to Kevin Koger -- against the Nittany Lions ... set the Big Ten season record for rushing yards by a quarterback (1,538) against Penn State, surpassing Indiana's Antwaan Randle El's 1,270 yards in the 2000 season ... eclipsed the 300-yard passing mark (305) for the first time in his career on 10-for-20 passing and threw three touchdown passes in start vs. Illinois (Nov. 6) ... all three of his touchdown passes were longer than 30 yards (75, 33, 45) with the 75-yarder being a new career-long ... had 19 rushes for 62 yards against the Fighting Illini ... completed 13-of-21 passes for 176 yards and a touchdown, while adding 68 rush yards in start against Purdue (Nov. 13) ... hooked up with Roy Roundtree on a nine-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter for his only score ... accounted for 360 yards of total offense and four touchdowns in start vs. Wisconsin (Nov. 20) ... completed 16-of-25 passes for 239 yards with two touchdowns -- a 24-yarder to Darryl Stonum and a 28-yarder to Roy Roundtree ... posted 22 carries for 121 yards and two touchdowns from four and 11 yards out ... set the NCAA season record for most rushing yards by a quarterback (1,538) against the Badgers, eclipsing Air Force's Beau Morgan's 1,494 yards in the 1996 season ... became the first player in NCAA history to pass for 2,000 yards and rush for 1,500 yards against UW ... rushed 18 times for 105 yards and completed 8-of-18 passes for 87 yards in start at Ohio State (Nov. 27) ... surpassed the U-M single season record for most touches in start vs. Mississippi State (Jan. 1) in the Gator Bowl, besting John Navarre's mark in 2003 ... set career highs for completions (27) and pass attempts (41) while throwing for 254 yards, two touchdowns and an interception ... threw both of his touchdown passes -- a 10-yarder to Roy Roundtree and a 27-yarder to Martavious Odoms -- in the first quarter for all of U-M's scoring ... carried the ball 11 times for 59 yards against the Bulldogs.
Freshman (2009) ... earned first varsity letter ... played in all 12 games ... saw action at quarterback in 12 games and started one contest at running back ... rushed 69 times for 351 yards and scored five touchdowns ... second on the team with five TDs (all rushing) ... completed 14-of-31 passes for 188 yards with two touchdowns and four interceptions ... made career debut at quarterback vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5), throwing for 18 yards on two completions ... rushed for 74 yards and a touchdown against the Broncos ... scored 43-yard touchdown run on first career snap in the WMU game ... played quarterback vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12), rushing for 21 yards on four carries ... gained 60 yards on three attempts and scored two rushing touchdowns vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) ... both touchdowns (13 and 36 yards) came on quarterback draws in the second half against the Eagles ... went 2-for-3 passing for 39 yards and totaled 24 rushing yards on 11 carries vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) ... played quarterback at Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... completed 3-of-4 passes for 30 yards at Iowa (Oct. 10) ... rushed nine times for 49 yards and one touchdown against the Hawkeyes, scoring on a three-yard run late in the fourth quarter ... completed 3-of-4 passes for 85 yards and two touchdowns vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... tossed first career passing touchdown to Kelvin Grady (career-long 38 yards) and added a 28-yard scoring pass to Martell Webb against the Hornets ... had six carries for 54 yards and a four-yard TD run against DSU ... saw game action at quarterback vs. Penn State (Oct. 24), rushing for 20 yards on four carries ... appeared at quarterback against Illinois (Oct. 31), completing his only pass for seven yards ... lined up at wide receiver against the Illini ... played running back vs. Purdue (Nov. 7), recording one carry ... started the Wisconsin (Nov. 14) game at running back and played quarterback, rushing five times for 36 yards and completed a six-yard pass ... carried the ball 10 times for 31 yards and completed 2-of-4 passes vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).
Prep ... attended Deerfield Beach High School (2009) coached by Art Taylor ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.32 seconds ... registered a 315-pound max on bench press and a 400-pound squat max ... helped lead team to state semifinals as a junior and third round as a senior ... three-year varsity starter at quarterback ... Key Statistics ... completed 262-of-576 attempts for 4,784 yards and 44 touchdowns as a three-year starter at quarterback ... carried 217 times for 1,132 yards and 13 touchdowns in his career ... completed 100-of-231 passes for 1,872 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior ... rushed 93 times for 538 yards and eight TDs senior year ... threw for 1,961 yards and rushed for 428 yards as a junior ... contributed 19 total touchdowns junior year ... Honors and Rankings ... Prep Star All-American and named to the publication's Top 250 ... four-star prospect by Rivals.com and scout.com ... listed as the No. 188 overall player in the country and the No. 14 athlete according to Rivals.com ... rated as the No. 35 overall prospect in the state of Florida by Rivals.com ... ranked as the eight-best athlete in the country and the 102nd overall prospect by Scouts, Inc. ... listed as the No. 8 athlete in the country by ESPN.com ... rated as the ninth-best prospect in the state of Florida according to SuperPrep ... listed as the nation's 16th-best cornerback prospect and the 159th overall player nationally according to scout.com ... listed No. 4 on the Broward County Top 25 rankings by the Orlando Sun Sentinel ... named first-team All-Broward County by The Miami Herald as a junior and senior ... selected to Mobile Press Register's Super Southeast 120 ... played in the Miami-Dade vs. Broward All-Star game ... earned third-team all-state accolades as a junior ... Other Sports ... ran track ... finished third in the 100-meter dash at the 2008 Florida 4A Track & Field State Championships ... member of the 2008 FHSAA state champion 4x100-meter relay team.
Personal ... Denard Xavier Robinson was born September 22, 1990 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies.