Michigan Defeats Nebraska 45-17 - Recap
|Michigan Defeats Nebraska 45-17 - Recap|
Nebraska was unable to contain Fitzgerald Toussaint on Saturday and the result was a 45-17 Week 12 loss against the Wolverines.
Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 51.5.
Denard Robinson completed 11 of 18 pass attempts for 180 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cornhuskers defense.
Taylor Martinez rushed for 49 yards for Nebraska, while Rex Burkhead added 36 yards. Taylor Martinez threw for 122 yards for the Cornhuskers, while receivers Brandon Kinnie and Tim Marlowe had 54 and 24 yards respectively.
Nebraska was outgained by Michigan 418-260 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-11 by the Wolverines.
Nebraska lost the time of possession battle 41:13/18:39, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ohio State. Nebraska will aim to get back on the winning track vs Iowa.