Michigan Runs Over UNLV

By EFN Staff
Published: 09/20/2015

Michigan 28 UNLV 7

Michigan scored the game’s first four touchdowns and ran for more than 250 yards in a commanding victory over UNLV. The Rebels’ offensive woes continued as they were held to fewer than 250 total yards for a second straight week.

Player of the Game

  • Wolverines junior Ty Isaac needed just eight carries to rush for a game-high 114 yards and a touchdown.

Key Stats

  • Michigan recorded a victory in the first-ever meeting between the two schools and improved to 8-0 against current members of the Mountain West.
  • The Rebels have lost nine straight games dating back to last season.
  • The Ann Arbor crowd of 108,683 was the largest UNLV has played in front of in the history of its program. 
  • Defensive back Peni Vea recorded a game-high eight tackles and leads UNLV with 25 on the season.
  • The Wolverines averaged 6.5 yards per carry as 10 players combined to carry 39 times for 254 yards.
  • The Rebels have now allowed an average of 237.3 rushing yards per contest.
  • UNLV sophomore Devonte Boyd caught three passes for a game-high 65 receiving yards and a touchdown -- the receiver has caught at least two passes in all 16 games of his career.
  • Michigan scored a pair of red-zone touchdowns to remain perfect on the season, producing eight touchdowns and a pair of field goals in ten trips.

Key Play

  • Isaac's 76-yard touchdown in the second quarter was the longest rush by a Michigan running back since 2009.

Up Next 

UNLV vs. Idaho State (9/26)

Michigan vs. Brigham Young (9/26)