Observations on the win over Indiana, 63-47

Michigan offense converted 9 red zones into 35 points; the Hoosiers converted 4 red zones into 24 points. Indiana scored 7 points off two Wolverines turnovers, and Michigan scored 7 points off 2 Hoosier turnovers.

Devin Gardner was 21 of 29 for 503 yards and 2 TDs plus 15 runs for 83 yards for 3 TDs. Gardner set two school records with 503 yards in passing, and 548 all-purpose yards. Fitzgerald Touissaint had 151 yards on 32 carries for 4 TDs. Jeremy Gallon had 14 catches for Big Ten and School record 369 yards. Michigan has an incredible 35 first downs, 751 net yards, another school record, on 83 plays with a 18 minute time of possession advantage, and was 8 of 12 on 3rd and 4th down conversions. We were only forced into two punts on two 3 and outs.

Indiana had 28 first downs, 584 net yards in 75 plays, and were 8 of 15 in 3rd and 4th down conversions. We forced them into 4 punts and 2 turnovers as they put up 47 points. Tre Roberson was 16 of 23 for 288 yards for 3 TDs, 2 4th quarter interceptions by Thomas Gordon, and ran 11 times for 50 yards and another TD. Kofi Hughes had 6 catches for 138 yards and a TD. Tevin Coleman ran 11 times for 78 yards and a TD. Ramon Taylor led the defense with 9 tackles, and James Ross had 8.

Special teams were not very good. Gibbons had a field goal blocked. Kickoff team has a 40 yard return after a fumble. Norfleet had a bad day with 6 returns for a 20.2 yard average. Matt Wile averaged 36.5 yards on 2 punts.

Sione Houma got his second start at H-Back, Kyle Bosch took most of the reps at Left Guard, and Erik Magnuson at Right Guard. On defense, Ben Gedeon got a lot of reps at linebacker, and Channing Stribling started over Captain Courtney Avery at cornerback.

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