*Nebraska pulled within 10-7 at the end of the first quarter with a 54-yard touchdown pass from Taylor Martinez to Brandon Kinnie. But that was as close as NU could get.

*Trailing 17-10 at halftime, NU's Kenny Bell fumbled the second-half kickoff after a good return and Michigan recovered. Seven plays later, the Wolverines went ahead 24-10.

*Trailing 31-17, Nebraska had some momentum after forcing Michigan to punt. But Wil Richards was called for roughing the punter, and the Wolverines scored again.