7-31 at the Half. Drives, Stats.

GoBlueWolverine.com
Posted Sep 1, 2012


Bama basically handled Michigan in the first half ... here are the drives and stats.

FIRST QUARTER

Alabama #1

Bama took the ball at their 2 and went 3 and out.

Michigan #1

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.

Alabama #2

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

Michigan #2

Dennis Norfleet took the kickoff to the U-M 30.

U-M went 3 and out at the 5:57 mark.

Alabama #3

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

Michigan #3

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).

Alabama #4

On 3rd and 2, Lacy ran it in at the 1:24 mark.

Bama 21, Michigan 0

Michigan #4

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.

+++++++++++++++++++++

SECOND QUARTER

The drive stalled at the U-M 38.

Alabama #5

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

Michigan #5

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.

Alabama #6

Bama took the punt to the Bama 48.

Bama went 3 and out at the 6:09 mark.

Michigan #6

Bama downed the punt inside the 1.

On 3rd down, Denard threw a pick 6 at the 4:31 mark.

Bama 31, Michigan 0

Michigan #7

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 #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.

Halftime Stats
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.



Related Stories
Gillman DE Keihn looks to improve (w/video)
 -by GoBlueWolverine.com  Sep 1, 2012
Michigan/Bama Pregame Central
 -by GoBlueWolverine.com  Sep 1, 2012
Hoke in Dallas, to BTN
 -by GoBlueWolverine.com  Sep 1, 2012

MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Get the 2012 Recruiting Yearbook and a full year of Go Blue Wolverine Magazine with an Annual Total Access Pass.
Sign Up Today!

Upgrade Now!
Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from GoBlueWolverine.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Football > Michigan
[View My HotList]