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Published: Monday, 9/10/2012

2 Wolverines earn Big Ten honors

Robinson, Funchess are players of the week

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ANN ARBOR - Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson and tight end Devin Funchess earned Big Ten Conference weekly honors, the conference announced today. Robinson is the Big Ten offensive player of the week, while Funchess is the conference's freshman of the week.

In Saturday’s 31-25 win over Air Force, Robinson accounted for 426 yards of total offense and four touchdowns, had more than 200 yards rushing (218) and passing (208) to become the only player in FBS history to run and pass for 200 or more yards in the same game three times.

Funchess had four catches for 106 yards and a touchdown and became the first Michigan tight end to record 100 or more yards receiving in a game since Jerame Tuman (1997).



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