The Michigan vs. Ohio State score is not as close as some people expected early, but it has been a hotly-contested first quarter.
Michigan is out to a 16-7 lead after a rushing TD from Denard Robinson and a long TD pass to Junior Hemingway.
Ohio State struck first on a long TD pass to Corey Brown; Brown had capitalized on double coverage by the Michigan DB’s on DeVier Posey, OSU’s best deep threat. The Michigan-Ohio State score was 16-7 after the first quarter with the Wolverines leading, however.
Michigan stormed back to take their first lead a little after the Brown touchdown. The Michigan vs. Ohio State score was 7-7 after a Robinson long TD run around the left side to begin with, and then Michigan got a safety when Miichael Adams held Craig Roh in the end zone.
Michigan has had fairly good field position too. They capitalized later in the first quarter to make the Michigan vs. Ohio State score 16-7 when Hemingway caught a long pass over the middle.
The pass had been intended most likely for TE Kevin Koger but Koger was being held. Hemingway showed good awareness and snagged it near the goal (past it, that is) to make it 15-7 before an extra point made the Michigan vs. Ohio State score 16-7.
The game could be close heading into halftime or it could be a blowout, right now it’s tough to say. Michigan has confidence and skill while Ohio State will need to avoid the big mistake from Braxton Miller, the freshman QB.
The Michigan vs. Ohio State score after one was 16-7, however, and there’s still a lot of game to be play in the Big House.