Saturday, October 05, 2013
The team seems to have gotten over their Akron/UConn slump. The first half was not all that enjoyable, but the second half was spectacular. Thank you team!
Devin² Helps Keep Little Brown Jug in Ann Arbor
Oct. 5, 2013
Site: Ann Arbor, Mich. (Michigan Stadium)
Score: #19 Michigan 42, Minnesota 13
Records: U-M (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten), MINN (4-2, 0-2 Big Ten)
Next U-M Game: Saturday, Oct. 12 -- at Penn State (State College, Pa.), 5 p.m.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Senior/junior quarterback Devin Gardner (Detroit, Mich./Inkster)threw for 235 yards and two touchdowns, while sophomore tight end Devin Funchess(Farmington Hills, Mich./Harrison) set career highs in receptions (seven) and yards (151) to lead the University of Michigan football team (No. 19 AP/No. 17 USA Today) to a 42-13 victory over Minnesota on Saturday (Oct. 5) inside Michigan to retain the Little Brown Jug. With the win, the Wolverines have won 31 of their last 32 Big Ten openers dating back to 1982.
Fifth-year senior running back Fitzgerald Toussaint (Youngstown, Ohio/Liberty) rushed 17 times for 78 yards and two scores. Junior linebacker Desmond Morgan (Holland, Mich./West Ottawa) produced 10 tackles, while sophomore linebacker James Ross III (Orchard Lake, Mich./St. Mary's Prep) contributed nine.