Boxscore
Michigan 31, Air Force 25
Saturday, September 8, 2012 3:30 PM
Location - Michigan Stadium
Attendance - 112522

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Air Force 3 7 7 8 25
Michigan 7 7 14 3 31

Recap


No. 19 Michigan 31, Air Force 25: Denard Robinson returned to form, racking up 415 yards of total offense, and No. 19 Michigan managed to stave off a ferocious Air Force triple-option attack in the Wolverines’ home opener.

The senior quarterback generated most of Michigan's 422 yards of total offense, passing for 208 yards and two touchdowns and running for 218 yards and a pair of scores.

Running back Cody Getz kept Air Force in the game late, finishing with 130 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

Robinson broke free for a 79-yard rushing touchdown on Michigan's first possession of the game. He repeated the feat in the second half, taking the opening snap 58 yards for a score as the Wolverines (1-1) led 21-10.

The Falcons (1-1) got the ball back down six with 2:45 to go in the game, but they failed to put together anything resembling the sustained drives they enjoyed all game and Michigan hung on for the win.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The loss extended the Falcons' winless streak against ranked opponents to 20 games. … An announced 112,522 fans were in attendance, the 239th consecutive game at Michigan Stadium with over 100,000.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:39
Michigan   TD  Michigan 7 - Air Force 0
1st Quarter - 3:44
Air Force   FG  Michigan 7 - Air Force 3
2nd Quarter - 7:34
Michigan   TD  Michigan 14 - Air Force 3
2nd Quarter - 1:20
Air Force   TD  Michigan 14 - Air Force 10
3rd Quarter - 14:36
Michigan   TD  Michigan 21 - Air Force 10
3rd Quarter - 9:50
Air Force   TD  Michigan 21 - Air Force 17
3rd Quarter - 6:18
Michigan   TD  Michigan 28 - Air Force 17
4th Quarter - 12:01
Air Force   TD  Michigan 28 - Air Force 25
4th Quarter - 7:58
Michigan   FG  Michigan 31 - Air Force 25
TEAMS

Team Records

  Air Force Michigan
W/L 1 - 1 - 0 1 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Air Force Michigan
Score 25 31
First Downs 26 19
3rd Down Efficiency 12-for-21
57%
5-for-11
45%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-5
40%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 417 422
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 71-290 31-214
Average/Rush 4.1 6.9
Passing
Comp-Att 10-19 14-25
Passing Yards 127 208
Average/Pass Play 6.7 8.3
Penalties-Yards 5-35 5-45
Fumbles-Lost 2-0 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Time of Possession 35:22 24:38

PLAYER STATS

Air Force (1 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Dietz 10/19 127 0 0
Michigan (1 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
D. Robinson 14/25 208 2 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
C. Getz 26 130 5.0 3
C. Dietz 14 61 4.4 0
M. DeWitt 15 45 3.0 0
T. MacArthur 5 26 5.2 0
W. Cobb 5 23 4.6 0
B. Hart 3 6 2.0 0
T. Tipton 1 2 2.0 0
D. Strickland 2 -3 -1.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
D. Robinson 20 218 10.9 2
F. Toussaint 8 7 0.9 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
T. MacArthur 2 50 25.0 0
M. Hendricks 2 26 13.0 0
C. Jordan 3 22 7.3 0
A. Briehl 1 17 17.0 0
W. Cobb 1 6 6.0 0
D. Coleman 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Funchess 4 106 26.5 1
D. Gardner 5 63 12.6 1
J. Jackson 2 17 8.5 0
J. Robinson 1 10 10.0 0
J. Gallon 1 7 7.0 0
R. Roundtree 1 5 5.0 0
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