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Posted: Nov. 7, 2010

Michigan's win shatters offensive records

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Saturday’s 67-65 win over Illinois was one for the ages — and for Michigan’s record book. A sampling of the U-M records set or tied Saturday:


Total points

Both teams: 132

Set by: U-M (67) and Illinois (65).

Previous: 130, U-M (130) and West Virginia (0) in 1904.

Combined second-quarter points

49

Set by: U-M (24) and Illinois (25).

Previous: 35, done four times.

First-half points, both teams

62

Set by: U-M (31) and Illinois (31).

Previous: 55, U-M (55) and Chicago (0) in 1939.

U-M points allowed

65

Set by: Illinois.

Previous: 58, scored by Cornell in 1891.

Total offense, both teams

1,237 yards

Set by: U-M (676) and Illinois (561).

Previous: 1,189 U-M (535) and Northwestern (654) in 2000.

Combined touchdowns

16

Set by: U-M (9) and Illinois (7).

Previous: 13, set by U-M and Illinois (1981), Northwestern (2000).

Combined passing touchdowns

8

Set by: U-M (5) and Illinois (3).

Previous: 8, set by U-M (4) and Florida State (4) in 1991.

U-M passing touchdowns

5

Set by: Robinson (3) and Forcier (2).

Previous: 5, Cornell (1952), Minn. (1989) and Houston (1992).

Passing yards, U-M quarterbacks

419

Set by: Robinson (305) and Forcier (114).

Previous: 396, set against Michigan State in 1999.

U-M receiving yards

246

Set by: Roy Roundtree.

Previous: 197, set by Jack Clancy against Oregon State in 1966.

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