Today's announced crowd of 109,432 fans is the 207th consecutive game in excess of 100,000 fans at Michigan Stadium.
Lloyd Carr earned his 80th Big Ten victory (80-21) and his 120th overall win (120-38) as U-M's head coach.
Michigan improved to 69-24-3 all-time vs. Minnesota and 65-22-2 in battles for the "Little Brown Jug."
Seniors Mike Hart and Chad Henne did not dress for today's game vs. Minnesota.
Fifth-year senior safety Anton Campbell served as the special teams captain against Minnesota.
Freshman quarterback Ryan Mallett threw for a career-high 233 yards and was 11-of-20 passing with one touchdown, which came in the fourth quarter. With his career-best performance, Mallett surpassed 600 career passing yards.
Mallett recorded a career-long pass on his 48-yard completion to junior receiver Mario Manningham in the third quarter.
Junior receiver Mario Manningham set a career high with 162 receiving yards against Minnesota. Manningham registered his fourth consecutive 100-yard performance against a Big Ten opponent.
Michigan has boasted a 100-yard receiver in each of its last five games.
Sophomore tailback Carlos Brown had a career-long rush of 85 yards into the end zone in the fourth quarter. The run tied him with Bill Culligan (vs. Wisconsin, 1944) and Russell Davis (vs. Stanford, 1976) for the seventh-longest run from scrimmage in U-M history.
Carlos Brown set a career high for rushing yards (132) in a game. It was his second consecutive 100-yard rushing effort -- he tallied 113 last Saturday at Illinois -- as well as his second consecutive two-touchdown performance.
Sophomore tailback Brandon Minor set career highs for single-game rushing yards (157) and carries (21) vs. the Gophers. He has now surpassed 100 carries and 500 yards for his career. After his career-best performance vs. Minnesota, Minor owns 116 career carries and 594 career rushing yards.
Minor scored his first rushing touchdown of the season with 2:49 remaining in the first half. The two-yard run gave U-M its first lead of the contest (13-10). He also broke off a career-long 46-yard run in the third quarter, surpassing his previous long of 40 yards.
The Wolverines featured two 100-yard rushers -- Carlos Brown (157) and Brandon Minor (132) -- for the first time since Mike Hart and Minor each had 100-plus yards last season vs. Ball State (Nov. 4, 2006).
Senior kicker K.C. Lopata's 42-yard field goal in the second quarter was a career-long kick, surpassing his previous long of 39 yards, which he recorded last Saturday at Illinois.
Michigan earned its 100th point off turnovers this season after sophomore defensive end Brandon Graham's fumble recovery set up a 26-yard field goal from K.C. Lopata in the second quarter.
Fifth-year senior linebacker Shawn Crable earned the 15th and 16th sacks of his career for a combined nine yards. The two-sack performance matched a season high.
Senior receiver Adrian Arrington set personal single-season marks for receptions (44) and receiving yards (572).
With his nine-tackle performance vs. Minnesota, senior linebacker Chris Graham surpassed 50 tackles for the 2007 campaign. He now boasts 54 tackles on the season.
Sophomore Greg Mathews gained a career-best 57 yards on punt returns with six returns vs. Minnesota.
Junior defensive tackle Terrance Taylor and freshman cornerback Donovan Warren both tied career highs with seven tackles.
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