Oct. 17, 2013
Last week's four-overtime game at Penn State marked the longest game in U-M history.
QB Devin Gardner ranks first in the Big Ten in total offense (285.8 avg.).
TE Devin Funchess is the second tight end in U-M history to post back-to-back 100-yard receiving efforts. Funchess is one of just two tight ends in U-M history with three 100-yard receiving efforts, joining Jim Mandich (1967-69).
TE Devin Funchess leads all Big Ten tight ends with 19 catches for 408 yards and four touchdowns. Through six games, he has already surpassed his 2012 receiving output (15 catches for 234 yards).
DB Blake Countess is tied for third in the FBS with four interceptions.
The Wolverines have not lost at home since falling to Wisconsin on Nov. 20, 2010.
Senior/junior LB Jake Ryan returned to the lineup against Penn State (Oct. 12), 207 days after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee during spring practice (March 19). Ryan saw his first action at the 8:19 mark of the first quarter, stopping a quarterback sneak on fourth down that gave Michigan possession at PSU's 33-yard line.
LB Jake Ryan has posted a tackle-for-loss in 18 of his 20 career games.
WR Jeremy Gallon's five touchdown receptions through six games rank tied for second in the Big Ten and tied for 21st in the FBS through seven weeks of play. Dating back to last season's Outback Bowl, the fifth-year wideout has posted seven touchdown catches over his last seven games.
WR Jeremy Gallon is U-M's active leader in career receiving yards. His 1,793 yards are 15th best all-time at Michigan.
RB Fitzgerald Toussaint's seven rushing touchdowns through six games already surpass his rushing TD output from all of last season (five).
RB Fitzgerald Toussaint ranks 21st in program history with 2,066 career rushing yards.