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Some Interesting Facts

Michigan has scored in 363 straight games, a record, dating back to 1984 against Iowa. The opposing offensive coordinator in that game was Bill Snyder.

Devin Gardner will have the most passing yards in Michigan history if he gets 371 against K-State. With 40 yards he'll be only the second (John Navarre, 2003) to reach the 3,000-yard plateau.

Jeremy Gallon will have the most receiving yards in Michigan history if he gets 46, tying Braylon Edwards (1,330).

If Michigan wins vs. Kansas State, it will reach 8 wins for the 41st time in the last 46 years. Yes, if you don't include He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named, 41 for 43.

Michigan Stadium is riding a streak of 251 straight games with 100,000-person attendance, which extends back 38 years.

Outside of Fitz and Gallon, seniors this year scored only 2 touchdowns. They were both by Dileo.

Michigan was tied for 10th best in the nation with 4 penalties a game.

Michigan was dead last in tackles for loss allowed. Some other offensive line-related statistics, we were 108th in sacks allowed, at 2.92 per game, and with 3.2 yards per attempt, we were 112th of 123 teams in rushing ypc. By the way, Ohio State was 1st in ypc, at 7.0 (Wisconsin was 3rd, with 6.6).

Devin Gardner had 7 turnovers against Akron and UConn, or 41.2% of the turnovers he would have over the entire year.

Michigan had 820 fewer rushing yards this year, a minor miracle given we lost a lot of our O-line and Denard.

Our TD/INT ratio last year was 20/19. This year it was 21/12.

Michigan's 59 points against Central Michigan were its highest in a home opener since a 65-0 win in 1905.

We scored more than 40 points five times, and fewer than 20 only twice.

Michigan-Notre Dame was attended by a NFL- or college-record 115,109.

Kansas State will be the 146th school to play Michigan. In first-time games against new opponents, Michigan is 116-25-4.

Michigan has won 3 consecutive Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year awards, and 6 of the last 10. Michigan's won it more times than any other school since 1984, its inception.

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