U-M got outscored 10-7 in the second half as Bama ground it out and ate up clock. Here are the…
7-31 at the Half. Drives, Stats.
Bama took the ball at their 2 and went 3 and out.
Jeremy Gallon took the punt at the U-M 21.
On 2nd down Denard hit Vincent Smith on a swing pass to the 31; on 3rd down Smith got the 1D at the 32.
After a personal foul on Taylor Lewan the drive died at the 6:26 mark.
Bama returned the punt to the Bama 38 at the 11:18 mark. (Blake Countess out, knee)
Two Eddie Lacy runs for the first down at the 50.
On 2nd and 8, Bama completed a pass to the U-M 29.
On the next play T.J. Yeldon ran to the 15.
Two Yeldon runs to the 5.
Two plays later Bama threw for the TD at the 6:56 mark.
Bama 7, Michigan 0
Dennis Norfleet took the kickoff to the U-M 30.
U-M went 3 and out at the 5:57 mark.
Bama took the punt to the Bama 33.
On 2nd down Fowler ran to the 49.
On the next play, TD bomb at the 4:59 mark.
Bama 14, Michigan 0
Norfleet took the kickoff to the U-M 24.
After a Gallon swing pass for 8, U-M ran to the 35.
After a hold on Lewan, Denard threw an int at the 50, it was returned to the U-M 17 at the 2:15 mark (Denard made the tackle, hurting his right shoulder).
On 3rd and 2, Lacy ran it in at the 1:24 mark.
Bama 21, Michigan 0
Norfleet took the kickoff to the U-M 26.
After a Gallon screen pass for 9, on 3rd and 1 Denard ran to the 38.
First Quarter Stats
Michigan gained 34 yards, 8 running, 26 passing. ... and has an int.
Bama gained 152 yards, 73 running, 79 passing.
The drive stalled at the U-M 38.
Bama took the punt to the U-M 33.
On the 1st play Yeldon ran it 42 to the U-M 26.
After a penalty, on 3rd and 18 a screen took it 26 to the U-M 8.
U-M held, and Bama kicked a 25 yard field goal at the 9:54 mark.
Bama 24, Michigan 0
Norfleet had a good return but a flag took it back to the U-M 5.
U-M went 3 and out at the 7:41 mark.
Bama took the punt to the Bama 48.
Bama went 3 and out at the 6:09 mark.
Bama downed the punt inside the 1.
On 3rd down, Denard threw a pick 6 at the 4:31 mark.
Bama 31, Michigan 0
Norfleet took the kickoff to the U-M 25.
On 2nd and 7, Denard hit Gallon with a bomb inside the Bama 1.
at the 3:07 mark. U-M had 12 men on the field, taking it back to the 6 ... on the next play Denard ran it in at the 2:20 mark.
Bama 31, Michigan 7
Bama took the kickoff at the Bama 25.
On 3rd and 9 Bama ran to the Bama 35.
On the next play Bama ran it 12 to the Bama 37.
On the next play Bama passed it to the U-M 40.
On the next play Bana fumbled as the quarter ended.
Michigan gained 119 yards, 20 running, 9 passing. ... and Denard has 2 ints, one returned for a TD.
Bama gained 269 yards, 139 running, 130 passing... and a fumble as the half ran out.
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