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Post-Game Notes: Michigan
 
 
 

 

 
 

Oct. 20, 2012

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• Michigan now leads the all-time series 68-32-5, including a 49-20-3 record in Ann Arbor . . . Michigan's 12-10 win snaps MSU's four-game winning streak in the series . . . Mark Dantonio is now 4-2 against the Wolverines.

• The 12 points scored by Michigan were the lowest by a U-M team in the series since scoring seven points in 1993.

• The 12 points were the fewest allowed in a Spartan loss since a 10-0 setback at Indiana on Oct. 30, 1993.

• Michigan State recorded a season-high 9.0 tackles for loss (29 yards).

• Junior Max Bullough posted double-digit tackles for the third time in the last four games . . . Bullough had 10 tackles today and has averaged 10.5 tackles over the last four games . . . he also added a career-high two pass break-ups and recorded his first interception of the season.

• Junior Denicos Allen led MSU in tackles for the second-straight game with 11 . . . he is averaging 12.0 tackles over the last two weekends . . . Allen also had a season-high 3.0 tackles for loss.

• Sophomore Kurtis Drummond set career highs with five tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss.

Anthony Rashad White recorded a season-high five tackles, including a half tackle for loss . . . he also had a pass break-up.

• Freshman Aaron Burbridge led MSU in receptions and receiving yards for the third consecutive game . . . Burbridge totaled six receptions for 51 yards today . . . over the last three games, he is averaging 6.3 catches and 91.3 yards per game.

Tony Lippett tied his career high with five receptions for 39 yards.

• With 26 rushing attempts, junior Le'Veon Bell moved into 11th place on the MSU career rushing attempts list with 515 . . . he also became the 10th Spartan to surpass 2,500 career rushing yards . . . Bell now has 984 rushing yards this season, which is a career high (948 as a sophomore in 2011) . . . he returned his first kick of the season on the first play of the game and returned it 30 yards . . . he finished with 103 all-purpose yards (68 rushing, 30 kick return, 5 receiving).

Mike Sadler averaged 41.4 yards on seven punts, including four placed inside the 20 . . . on fourth-and-9 from MSU's 23-yard line in the fourth quarter, Sadler ran a fake punt 26 yards for a Spartan first down, leading to Dan Conroy's go-ahead field goal at the 5:48 mark.

Paul Lang caught his first career TD on a 2-yard reception from Andrew Maxwell in the third quarter.

• Red-shirt freshman Donavon Clark started his first career game at left tackle . . . MSU used its sixth different starting combination today on the offensive line, as Dan France had to sit out (concussion).

 

 

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