Five Longest Rushes in Program History
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Butch Woolfolk
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Sept. 23, 2010

92 yards -- Butch Woolfolk vs. Wisconsin (1979)
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Woolfolk, a Wisconsin native, returned to his home state as a sophomore and torched the Badgers to the tune of 190 yards rushing, including a 92-yard run, which still stands as the longest rushing play from scrimmage in Michigan football history. Outcome: Michigan 54, Wisconsin 0
91 yards -- Tony Boles vs. Indiana (1989)
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Boles' 91-yard touchdown run against Indiana was one of three he scored against the Hoosiers, tallying 156 yards on the ground on just 14 carries. Outcome: Michigan 38, Indiana 10
90 yards -- Carlos Brown vs. Eastern Michigan (2009)
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During the second quarter of Michigan's contest with cross-county foe Eastern Michigan, Brown outran the entire Eagles defense for a 90-yard touchdown to give the Wolverines a 24-10 lead, eventually resulting in a 45-17 victory. Outcome: Michigan 45, Eastern Michigan 17
89 yards -- Butch Woolfolk vs. Wisconsin (1981)
On a day when the upset-minded Wisconsin Badgers held Michigan to only 39 yards passing, Woolfolk once again picked up the slack on the ground, shredding the Badgers' defense for 119 yards on 14 carries, including his 89-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Outcome: Wisconsin 21, Michigan 14
88 yards -- Tyrone Wheatley vs. Washington (1993)
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One of the greatest single-game rushing performance in Michigan history, Tyrone Wheatley destroyed Washington's defense in the 1993 Rose Bowl, rushing for 235 yards on just 15 carries. His 88-yard touchdown run -- one of three on the day -- kicked off the third quarter, as Michigan went on to win, 38-31. Wheatley was named Rose Bowl MVP. Outcome: Michigan 38, Washington 31


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