Wolverines beat Indiana 63-47

Gardner set a single-game school record with 584 yards

10/19/2013
BY RACHEL LENZI
BLADE SPORTS WRITER
University of Michigan player Fitzgerald Toussaint (28) scores a touchdown against Indiana University during the fourth quarter.
University of Michigan player Fitzgerald Toussaint (28) scores a touchdown against Indiana University during the fourth quarter.

ANN ARBOR - Devin Gardner's 6-yard touchdown run with 6:01 left in the fourth quarter helped the Michigan football team to a 63-47 win today at Michigan Stadium.

Gardner set a single-game school record with 584 yards - 503 yards passing and 81 yards rushing - while Jeremy Gallon set a school record and a Big Ten record with 369 receiving yards receiving. Gallon also scored two touchdowns.

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Fitzgerald Toussaint scored four touchdowns and ran for 151 yards on 32 carries, and capped off the win with a 27-yard touchdown with 1:12 left in the fourth quarter, a drive set up by Thomas Gordon's second interception.

Indiana quarterback Tre Roberson was 16 for 23 passing with 288 yards and three touchdowns, and Indiana (3-4, 1-2 Big Ten) finished with 572 yards.

Michigan (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) plays at Michigan State on Nov. 2, with a time to be announced.

THIRD QUARTER

Quarterback Devin Gardner has 422 yards passing and Jeremy Gallon has 343 yards receiving through the third quarter, as Michigan holds a 42-40 lead over Indiana today at Michigan Stadium.

Indiana cut Michigan's lead to 42-40 on Kofi Hughes' touchdown with 2:56 left in the third, but the Hoosiers were unable to complete the two-point conversion. Hughes' touchdown was fifth between the two teams in the third quarter.

Gallon's 343 yards receiving is a new school and new Big Ten record.

 

HALFTIME

Jeremy Gallon's 21-yard touchdown catch with 40 seconds left in the first half has helped Michigan to a 28-17 lead over Indiana today at Michigan Stadium.

Mitch Ewald kicked a 50-yard field goal with one second left for Indiana to make it an 11-point game.

Indiana blocked Brendan Gibbons' 39-yard field goal attempt with 11:53 left in the half - a play that was pushed back from the 5 after UM quarterback Devin Gardner was called for intentional grounding on the previous play.

Fitzgerald Toussaint's second touchdown run gave the Wolverines a 21-7 lead midway through the second quarter, but Shane Wynn's 33-yard touchdown catch with 5:59 left in the second helped Indiana cut Michigan's lead to 21-14.

At the half, Gallon leads all receivers with eight catches for 170 yards.

 

FIRST QUARTER

Fitzgerald Toussaint's 2-yard run on fourth-and-1 with 4:33 left in the first quarter has given the Michigan football team a 14-7 lead over Indiana today at Michigan Stadium.

Indiana took a 7-0 lead less than five minutes into the game on Cody Latimer's 59-yard touchdown reception, and Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner tied the game with 8:07 left in the first on a 13-yard run.

Michigan's Jeremy Gallon leads all receivers with four catches for 116 yards.

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