Oct. 19, 2013
After today's win, Michigan holds a 53-9 lead in the all-time series vs. Indiana. U-M has won the last 18 games in the series.
With the win, Michigan is now bowl eligible for the 37th time in the last 39 years.
The announced attendance was 109,503, marking the 249th straight game of at least 100,000 people at Michigan Stadium.
Michigan has won 19 consecutive home games, the longest active streak among BCS conference teams.
Michigan set a school record with 751 yards of total offense, beating the previous mark of 727 yards against Delaware State in 2009. U-M's 751 yards is the second-highest total in Big Ten history. The two teams combined for 1,323 yards of total offense, which is also a Michigan record.
Senior/junior quarterback Devin Gardner set program records with 584 yards of total offense and 503 passing yards. He fell one yard short of the Big Ten record for total offense, which is 585 by Dave Wilson of Illinois on Nov. 8, 1980. Gardner has accounted for at least two touchdowns in 11 of his last 12 games, going for at least three in nine of those games.
Gardner now has 13 passing TDs on the season, two more than last year's five games at quarterback.
Fifth-year senior wide receiver Jeremy Gallon tallied 14 receptions for a school-record 369 yards and two touchdowns. His 369 yards is a Big Ten Conference record and the second-highest receiving total in a single game in FBS history. He also set a career high with 14 catches, the second-highest total in program history. It marked the fifth time in his career he has surpassed 100 yards receiving.
Gallon's 831 yards receiving this season are two more than his total from all of 2012.
Fifth-year senior running back Fitzgerald Toussaint rushed for four touchdowns for the first time in his career, becoming the sixth different Wolverine to rush for at least four in a game. He carried the ball 32 times for 151 yards, becoming the first U-M runner to carry the ball at least 30 times since Mike Hart did it four times in 2007.
Toussaint recorded his seventh career game with at least 100 yards rushing.
Gallon has caught a pass in 33 consecutive games, the third-longest streak in program history, trailing only record-holder Braylon Edwards (38 games) and Jason Avant (35).
Senior/junior offensive lineman Joey Burzynski, sophomore/freshman offensive lineman Erik Magnuson and freshman defensive back Channing Stribling each made his first career start. Freshman offensive lineman Kyle Bosch also saw his first career game action.
Fifth-year senior safety Thomas Gordon recorded two interceptions, which were his first two of the season. He now has five for his career.
Fifth-year senior kicker Brendan Gibbons converted all eight PAT attempts, extending his program record to 136 straight.
With 121 yards on kickoff returns today, sophomore Dennis Norfleet is now fourth on Michigan's career list with 1,332 yards on kickoff returns.
Sophomore cornerback Raymon Taylor had a career-best four pass breakups.