ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan controlled all of the momentum in the second quarter. Colorado’s third play of the second half went for 70 yards from Sefo Liufau to to Shay Fields that put the Buffaloes on top 28-24.
Just the second play of the opening offensive drive for Michigan, and the Wolverines responded to Colorado’s hot start with a 42-yard De’Veon Smith touchdown run that gave the Wolverines a 31-28 lead.
A 10-play, 80-yard drive that lasted five minutes and 14 seconds gave Michigan their first two-possession lead of the game. Ty Isaac ended the drive with a one-yard touchdown score.
Michigan leads 38-28 heading into the fourth quarter.