U-M snaps 7-game losing streak to Ohio State

Denard Robinson took the snap, took a knee and set off a long, loud, maize-and-blue celebration in the Big House. Robinson accounted for five touchdowns, helping 17th-ranked Michigan beat Ohio State 40-34 on Saturday and snap a school-record seven-game losing streak against the Wolverines' archrival. "This game is more than a win," defensive end Ryan Van Bergen said. "It's bigger than that. It encompasses way more."
AP Wire
Nov 26, 2011

Michigan (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) was forced to settle for a six-point lead with 1:59 left on Brendan Gibbons' career-long 43-yard field goal after two apparent TDs were negated by a video review and then penalties.

The Buckeyes (6-6, 3-5) had a chance to win the game on their final drive, but freshman Braxton Miller sailed a pass over Deviser Posey's head on what could've been a 76-yard TD and threw a loss-sealing interception to Courtney Avery.

Michigan finally won a game in the storied series because it had a better quarterback than Ohio State, for a change.

Robinson was 14 of 17 - completing 11 straight passes during one stretch - for 167 yards with TD passes to Kevin Koger, Junior Hemingway and Martavious Odoms. He ran 26 times for 170 yards and two more scores and lost a fumble.

Miller was 14 of 25 for 235 yards with TD passes to Posey and Corey Brown. He ran 16 times for 100 yards and a score.

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