Notre Dame's defense held Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson to just 19 yards rushing on eight carries in the first quarter and also came up with an interception on a halfback option pass by Michigan's Vincent Smith. The Fighting Irish and Wolverines are locked in a scoreless tie after the first quarter Saturday.
The Irish only had 33 total yards in the first quarter, and 19 of those were by running back Cierre Wood on four carries. Quarterback Everett Golson threw an interception on Notre Dame's first offensive play and he has completed just one pass for 1 yard in the game.
Robinson is 5-for-9 passing for 59 yards. Michigan had driven to the Notre Dame 25-yard line when Smith's pass was intercepted.
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