His death came the day before one of the biggest games in the history of the Michigan–Ohio State football rivalry: the two teams both brought undefeated records to the game for the first time since 1973, and met as the #1- and #2-ranked teams for the first time in the 103-game history of the series. Head over to the Fighting Irish Youtube channel to watch the game, chat with fans, answer trivia and participate in fan polls. Michigan scored on its first two possessions of the second half to close the deficit to four points, but could not wrest away the lead. Michigan's defense was vicious all day, as they held Vanderbilt to 1.6 yards per carry. In a nationally-televised game, Michigan routed the 2nd-ranked Fighting Irish of Notre Dame in South Bend, 47–21.
Behind this zone blocking scheme, the Wolverines rushed for 246 yards on the day and averaged 4.8 yards per carry. On the drive following Grady's touchdown, CMU got on the scoreboard, with LeFevour finding junior receiver Justin Gardner for a 38-yard touchdown strike. On a cold, windy day, with Manningham still out, Michigan stuck with a conservative game plan against the Wildcats, throwing the ball only 20 times against 46 rushes. A game that Michigan was expected to win big – and in which it once held a big lead – turned into a surprisingly close affair. October 3, 2015 Clemson survived a huge comeback from Notre Dame.
At halftime, it was 13–7 Wolverines. Woodley and Hall were four-year starters.
Manningham had his third straight 100 yard game, while Arrington continued his emergence as Michigan's No. Michigan entered the game ranked sixth nationally in the AP poll, while Wisconsin was unranked.
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Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Monday, November 2, 7:23AM. Pollack was merely a substitution at OLB, and he also was only a walkon.  The team's unexpected success helped Penn State finish in the top four in football attendance for the 15th consecutive year, averaging 104,859 for seven home games. Clemson is still the No. The two teams then exchanged field-goals, and it was 24–10 Michigan at halftime. Hart, Breaston, and captain Jake Long all missed significant time due to injury in 2005. The 2006 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The final score was 47–21 in a break-out game for the Wolverines. 2 receiver, scoring the first two touchdowns of the game.
Join us on Thursday night at 7 p.m. Northwestern, one week after losing to Michigan State in the largest comeback in Division I FBS history, turned the ball over five times to Michigan and were held to −13 yards on the ground. You can also comment on Twitter by using the hashtag #NDWatchParty.. The Wolverines running game once again dominated, rushing for 252 yards and averaging 5.0 yards per carry. The game was a homecoming for Pennsylvania native Henne, who played the only game of his career at Penn State.
Get the latest Penn State Nittany Lions football news, rumors, schedules, photos, and stats. Michigan won 34–3. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine.
The official 2004 Football schedule for the Penn State University Nittany Lions Grady finished with 5 carries for 30 yards and one touchdown, Manningham had 3 catches for 44 yards and one touchdown, and Breaston led Michigan with 4 catches for 68 yards.
Michigan's offense was led by a strong rushing attack, which unveiled a new scheme using zone blocking. Michigan lost to the USC Trojans in the Rose Bowl Game on January 1, 2007.
2006 Penn State Statistics; Schedule & Results; Roster; Game Logs; Splits; More 2006 Penn State Pages. pnnst drive: 11 plays 67 yards, 05:58 pnnst fg, 5:58. With Manningham not playing due to a knee injury suffered against Michigan State, Arrington and Breaston caught the bulk of Henne's passes, each collecting five receptions. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC.
Aside from his 2 touchdown passes, LeFevour had a rough day, completing only 17–36 passes for 153 yards and the interception that was returned for a touchdown.
The Wolverines won their third straight revenge game, reclaiming the Little Brown Jug after losing it to the Gophers in 2005.
Penn State coach James Franklin discusses the unusual circumstances of this season and focusing on facing Ohio State after a loss to Indiana.
For the first time since its 2003 game against Houston, Michigan had a pair of 100-yard rushers: Hart with 154 on 25 carries, and Minor with 108 on 12 carries.
Woodley also picked up two sacks, bringing his total on the year to nine, good for fourth in the nation.
All rights reserved. 8 in the nation, and tied for second in the Big Ten Conference with Wisconsin, whom they defeated, 27–13, early that season. The Chippewas marched to the U-M 14 yard line directly following Hart's touchdown run, but All-American senior defensive end LaMarr Woodley sacked sensational redshirt freshmen quarterback Dan LeFevour and caused a fumble, which he recovered. They won their first 11 games and rose to No. Starters are marked with an asterisk (*). Penn State finished the season ranked number 3 in both the final AP and Coaches college football polls, earning Penn State its 13th Top 5 finish under Joe Paterno. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data.