ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The No. 5 Michigan football team puts its unbeaten record to the test Saturday, as the Wolverines No. 10 Penn State for both teams’ first ranked matchup of the season. Michigan is hoping to move to 7-0 on the season, while the Nittany Lions are looking to stay unbeaten after a 5-0 start.
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FIELD GOAL: Jake Moody hits a 29-yarder to put Michigan on the board. Wolverines work theri way down the field, but stall on a missed screen pass in the red zone. Michigan 3, Penn State 0, 9:43 to go in first quarter.
FIELD GOAL: Michigan gets another red-zone field goal from Moody. Wolverines are getting good push up front and look balanced offensively so far, but Penn State has brought the heat defensively in the red zone twice. Michigan 6, Penn State 0, 1:25 to go in first quarter.
TOUCHDOWN: With another methodical drive, Michigan finally finds the end zone on a one-yard run from Blake Corum. Wolverines score on their first three possessions. Michigan 13, Penn State 0, 8:29 to go in second quarter.
TOUCHDOWN: Penn State gets on the board with 3rd-and-goal run from the 1. Sean Clifford’s 62-yard run on a 3rd down may have singlehandedly kept the Nittany Lions in this game. Michigan 13, Penn State 7, 6:11 to go in second quarter.
TOUCHDOWN: A JJ McCarthy pass is tipped twice, including once off a helmet, and returned by Penn State’s Curtis Jacobs 47 yards for a touchdown. Penn State 14, Michigan 13, 4:27 to go in the second quarter.
FIELD GOAL: Once more, Michigan drives down the field, but Penn State’s defense gets the stop in the red zone. Jake Moody is good, but the Wolverines’ yardage only amounts in three more points. Michigan 16, Penn State 14, 0:02 to go in second quarter.
FIELD GOAL: Penn State opens the second half with another scoring drive led by a big play (a 48-yard pass to Harrison Wallace III) and takes a lead on a 28-yard field goal. Penn State 17, Michigan 16. 13:15 to go in the third quarter.
TOUCHDOWN: Donovan Edwards beat the second level, taking it 67 yards for a touchdown. Michigan badly needed the offensive boost, then got a two-point conversion to get its lead back to 7. Michigan 24, Penn State 17, 11:12 to go in third quarter.
TOUCHDOWN: Immediately following a fourth-down stop in Michigan territory, the Wolverines’ offense tacks on another seven points on a 67-yard touchdown run from Blake Corum. Michigan 31, Penn State 17, 7:20 to go in third quarter.
FIELD GOAL: Michigan adds three more from Moody to make it a three-possession game. Wolverines salted a whole lotta clock away with a 15-play, 48-yard drive that amassed 9:26 of game clock. Michigan 34, Penn State 17, 11:00 to go in the fourth quarter.
Teams: No. 5 Michigan (3-0 Big Ten, 6-0 overall) vs. Penn State (2-0, 5-0)
Kickoff time: 12:10 p.m. EST
Line: Michigan -7
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