EVANSTON, IL (WKZO) -- The Michigan Wolverines are seeking a 6-0 start on the 2011 season tonight as they are in Evanston, Illinois taking on the Northwestern Wildcats. Follow along below or text the word SCORES to 80373 for mobile text message alerts.
Denard Robinson rolled out and hit Steve Watson on an 8-yard-touchdown pass to give the Michigan Wolverines an early 7-0 lead against Northwestern.
Northwestern's Kain Colter rushed for a 15-yard-touchdown following a roughing the passer penalty earlier in the drive. The Wildcats and Wolverines are now tied 7-7.
Treyvon Green scores on a 7-yard-run to give the Wildcats a 14-7 lead in the 1st quarter.
Robinson hits Gallon on a 25-yard-touchdown to tie the game 14-14.
The Wolverines continue to struggle on defense as the Wildcats charge down the field ending in a 2-yard touchdown run from Adonis Smith.
Michigan held Northwestern to a field goal as time expired. At the half the Wolverines trail the Wildcats 24-14.
Robinson scores on first possesion of the 2nd half to bring Michigan within 24-21.
Denard Robinson was on the sidelines with an injury when Devin Gardner ran in a 1-yard-touchdown to give the Wolverines a 28-24 lead in the 3rd quarter.
Michael Shaw ran in a 2-yard-touchdown to give the Wolverines a 35-21 lead in the 4th quarter. The Wolverines appear to have finally settled down.
Denard Robinson scores on a 5-yard-touchdown run to give the Wolverines a commanding 42-24 lead in the 4th quarter.