GAMEDAY College Football

Michigan 32, Nebraska 29

(AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)

Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. - Jake Moody hit a 39-yard field goal with 1;24 remaining to lift No. 9 Michigan over upset-minded Nebraska 32-29.

Moody's fourth field goal came after Wolverines defensive back Brad Hawkins forced Cornhuskers quarterback Adrian Martinez to fumble, returning it 19 yards to the Nebraska 18 to set up the game-winner.

"That was a Clint Eastwood win, we're going to enjoy it," Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said after watching Nebraska overcome a 13-0 halftime deficit to take the lead only to have the Wolverines get the game-winner. "it was a tremendous, tremendous game, incredible really We're, we're enjoying it, we're enjoying the incredible."

Hawkins said forcing the fumble came as the result of practice.

"We practice pushing out the ball, stripping the ball, hitting the ball," he said. " That moment just touching the ball, striking the ball came through."

Michigan (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) has won its first six games for the first time since starting 9-0 in 2016.

Nebraska (3-4, 1-3) has lost three games in four weeks to ranked teams - No. 6 Oklahoma on Sept. 18, No. 11 Michigan State two weeks ago and Michigan - by a total of 13 points. The Huskers have now lost 14 straight games against ranked opponents, nine of them under coach Scott Frost.

"I can't imagine the things happening to us all happening to us," Frost said. "I thought tonight was the night. We'll get there. We've got a really good team. I'm so proud of them."

Nebraska came storming back to take the lead in the third quarter after cornerback Deontai Williams picked off the first interception of Michigan quarterback Cade McNamara's career.

Martinez hit Levi Faulk on a 13-yard swing pass, then ran the two-point conversion to put Nebraska up 22-19 entering the final period.

Michigan countered with 10-play 75 yard drive capped by Blake Corum's 29-yard touchdown run only to be matched by an eight-play, 75-yard Nebraska drive that saw Martinez score from the 5 to make the score 29-26.

The Wolverines moved down the field again, going 69 yard before the drive stalled and Moody hit a 31-yarder to knot the score.

Nebraska scored on its first drive of the second half, with Martinez hitting tight end Austin Allen with a 46-yard touchdown pass and, after Michigan went up 19-7 on a Hassan Haskin's 3-yard run, scored again on a Rahmir Johnson's 41-yard reception.

Martinez finished 18 for 28 passing with three touchdowns and an interception.

Michigan's Hassan Hawkins finished with 123 yards rushing and two touchdowns, including a 3-yard dive that gave the Wolverines a 13-0 halftime lead.


Scoring Summary
Second Quarter MichNeb
Mich FG 9:52 Jake Moody 35 yd FG 3 0
Mich FG 3:19 Jake Moody 21 yd FG 6 0
Mich TD 0:09 Hassan Haskins 3 yd run (Jake Moody kick) 13 0
Third Quarter MichNeb
Neb TD 12:49 Austin Allen 46 yd pass from Adrian Martinez (Connor Culp kick) 13 7
Mich TD 3:36 Hassan Haskins 3 yd run (failed 2pt pass) 19 7
Neb TD 1:24 Rahmir Johnson 41 yd pass from Adrian Martinez (Connor Culp kick) 19 14
Neb TD 0:52 Levi Falck 13 yd pass from Adrian Martinez (ADRIAN MARTINEZ 2pt run) 19 22
Fourth Quarter MichNeb
Mich TD 11:21 Blake Corum 29 yd run (Jake Moody kick) 26 22
Neb TD 7:08 Adrian Martinez 5 yd run (Connor Culp kick) 26 29
Mich FG 3:00 Jake Moody 31 yd FG 29 29
Mich FG 1:24 Jake Moody 39 yd FG 32 29
Team Stats
  Michigan Nebraska
First downs 26 19
  Rushing 12 5
  Passing 12 12
  Penalty 2 2
3rd Down Efficiency 6-15, 40% 3-11, 27%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 1-3, 33%
Rushes-Yards 42-204 32-140
Passing Yards 255 291
Return Yards 49 20
Completions-Attempts-Int 22-39-1 18-28-1
Sacks-Yards Lost 1--13 1--2
Punts 4 4
Punts-Average 50.8 47.5
Fumbles Lost 1-0 2-1
Penalties - Yards 6-55 6-47
Time of Possession 34:24 25:36
Michigan Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. McNamara 22 38 255 0 1
J. Mccarthy 0 1 0 0 0
Nebraska Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
A. Martinez 18 28 291 3 1
Michigan Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
H. Haskins 21 123 5.9 2
B. Corum 13 89 6.8 1
J. Mccarthy 3 10 3.3 0
D. Edwards 1 3 3.0 0
C. McNamara 2 -15 -7.5 0
Nebraska Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
R. Johnson 17 67 3.9 0
A. Martinez 8 38 4.8 1
S. Toure 1 16 16.0 0
J. Yant 4 14 3.5 0
L. Falck 1 6 6.0 0
Z. Betts 1 -1 -1.0 0
Michigan Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Baldwin 6 64 10.7 0
M. Sainristil 2 52 26.0 0
B. Corum 5 37 7.4 0
C. Johnson 4 37 9.3 0
L. Schoonmaker 2 29 14.5 0
E. All 2 26 13.0 0
J. Honigford 1 10 10.0 0
Nebraska Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
R. Johnson 6 105 17.5 1
A. Allen 2 59 29.5 1
O. Martin 2 39 19.5 0
S. Toure 3 37 12.3 0
L. Falck 3 31 10.3 1
O. Manning 2 20 10.0 0
Michigan Interceptions
Player Int Yards
D. Hill 1 0
Nebraska Interceptions
Player Int Yards
D. Williams 1 20
Michigan Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
B. Robbins 4 203 50.8
Nebraska Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
W. Przystup 4 190 47.5
Michigan Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
A. Henning 2 -8 -4.0
Nebraska Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Michigan Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
B. Corum 3 57 19.0
Nebraska Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Michigan Missed FG
Player Length
Nebraska Missed FG
Player Length




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