Nov. 27, 2010
Michigan suffered its seventh straight loss to Ohio State, its longest losing streak to the Buckeyes in school history.
Sophomore quarterback Denard Robinson gained 192 yards of total offense against the Buckeyes. He has 1,643 rushing yards on the season to move into fifth place on U-M's all-time season rushing yardage list. He has 2,316 passing yards for a total of 3,959 yards of offense.
Robinson surpassed the 100-yard mark for the ninth time this season. He reached the total during the first half, gaining 101 yards on 15 carries with a 20-yard long.
Junior/sophomore slot receiver Roy Roundtree had four catches for 34 yards during the first half.
Junior wide receiver Darryl Stonum caught three passes for 43 yards in the opening half, including a 13-yard pass that moved the chains on the second quarter touchdown drive.
Junior tailback Michael Shaw had a 38-yard run on Michigan's second possession of the game. It was the third-longest run of his Michigan career.
Shaw scored Michigan's only touchdown of the game on a one-yard run in the second quarter. He finished the game with 52 yards on eight carries; he carried the ball six times for 49 yards in the first half.
Michigan took the ball into Ohio State territory on five of its six possessions in the first half.
Junior/sophomore strong safety Jordan Kovacs led the defense with 17 tackles to push his season total to 112 stops. He had collected a team-leading eight stops at halftime.
Kovacs stopped an OSU scoring chance at the end of the half with a goal line interception and 41-yard return.
Senior/junior defensive end Ryan Van Bergen picked up the team's only sack of Terrelle Pryor. He collected the play with 11 seconds left in the first half. Van Bergen had two tackles for loss in the first half and finished the game with five tackles, three TFLs and one sack.
Freshman Drew Dileo returned a career-high six kickoffs for 118 yards in his first extended action as a returner, including a 25-yard return.
Senior/junior wide receiver Junior Hemingway made the trip but did not dress for the game against the Buckeyes. Hemingway was listed as questionable with a head injury entering the match-up.
Freshman punter Will Hagerup did not make the trip to Ohio State because of a violation of team rules.
All 11 U-M players from the state of Ohio that made the trip to Columbus played. Six Ohio Wolverines started today's contest -- Courtney Avery, Kevin Koger, Jordan Kovacs, Patrick Omameh, Roy Roundtree and Ray Vinopal -- and the five additional players saw action against the Buckeyes -- Jibreel Black, Elliott Mealer, Michael Shaw, Terrence Talbott and Fitzgerald Toussaint. Michigan has 19 players from Ohio on its roster.
Today's announced crowd of 105,491 fans was the seventh-largest in the history of Ohio Stadium. It was also the fourth-largest crowd for a Michigan-Ohio State game at the horseshoe.
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