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1975 MICHIGAN AT WISCONSIN PLAY-BY-PLAY LOG

SITE: Camp Randall Stadium
DATE: September 13th, 1975
ATTENDANCE: 79,022
TEMP: 60 degrees
WIND: Gusting N 14-21mph
SKIES: Clear

FIRST QUARTER

Michigan won the toss and elected to receive
Wisconsin chose to defend the North Goal

Labun kicked off to the M5 and Gordon Bell returned it to the M26

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M26 – Rick Leach ran for 3 on option keeper (tackled by Rasmussen)
2nd & 7 on M29 – Leach handed off to Bell who fumbled at the M33

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on M33 – Marek took pitch for 6
2nd & 4 on M27 – Marek gained 1 (Greg Morton)
3rd & 3 on M26 – Starch gained 2 (Dan Jilek & Jeff Perlinger)
4th & 1 on M24 – Marek for 1
1st & 10 on M23 – Marek for 2
2nd & 8 on M21 – Marek for 7 (Don Dufek)
3rd & 1 on M14 – Marek for 3
1st & 10 on M11 – Marek for 4 (Calvin O’Neal & Dave Devich)
2nd & 6 on M7 – Starch for 2 (John Anderson)
3rd & 4 on M5 – Marek for no gain (Anderson & Morton)
4th & 4 on M5 – Rose held while Lamia kicked a 22-yard FIELD GOAL

SCORE: WISCONSIN 3 - MICHIGAN 0

Labun kicked off into the Michigan end zone where Bell took a knee for the touchback

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M20 – Leach gave to Rob Lytle for 4
2nd & 6 on M24 – Leach gained 7 on option keeper
1st & 10 on M31 – Lytle gained 4 (Michuda)
2nd & 6 on M35 – Bell for 3
3rd & 3 on M38 – Bell for 2
4th & 1 on M40 – Anderson punted out of bounds at the W10 (50 yard punt)

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W10 – Marek for 2 (Devich & Dufek)
PENALTY: HOLDING – WISCONSIN – ½ the distance to the goal
1st & 15 on W5 – Starch for 1 (Tim Davis & Devich)
2nd & 14 on W6 – Marek for 1
3rd & 13 on W7 – Marek was hit in the backfield for a loss of 4 (Davis)
4th & 17 on W3 – Milaeger punted to the M40 and Jim Smith returned it 10 yards (57 yard punt)
PENALTY: CLIPPING (during the return) – MICHIGAN – 15 yards

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M35 – Leach pitched to Bell on option for 14 yards
1st & 10 on M49 – Smith on inside reverse for 11
1st & 10 on W40 – Leach on option keeper for 7
2nd & 3 on W33 – Leach kept for 5
1st & 10 on W28 – Lytle for 8
2nd & 2 on W20 – PENALTY: ILLEGAL PROCEDURE – MICHIGAN – 5 yards
2nd & 7 on W25 – Leach barely overthrew Smith at the W7
3rd & 7 on W25 – Leach pitched to Bell on option for 10

END OF FIRST QUARTER

SCORE: WISCONSIN 3 - MICHIGAN 0

SECOND QUARTER

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on W15 – Lytle went for 15 yards and the TOUCHDOWN
Jerry Zuver held while Bob Wood kicked the extra point

SCORE: MICHIGAN 7 - WISCONSIN 3

Wood kicked off into the Wisconsin end zone for a touchback

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W20 – Morgan for no gain
PENALTY: HOLDING – WISCONSIN – ½ the distance to the goal
1st & 20 on W10 – Morgan for 2
2nd & 18 on W12 – Starch for 3 (Devich)
3rd & 15 on W15 – Kopina went back to pass, got pressured and scrambled for 12
4th & 3 on W27 – Milaeger punted to Smith who signaled for a fair catch at the M41 (35 yard punt)

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M41 – Leach’s pass to Smith was dropped, incomplete
2nd & 10 on M41 – Leach pitched to Bell for 13
1st & 10 on W46 – Lytle for 1 (Michuda)
2nd & 9 on W45 – Leach gave to Lytle for 3
3rd & 6 on W42 – Leach pitched to Bell for 7
1st & 10 on W35 – Leach pitched to Bell for 4 (Zimmerman)
2nd & 6 on W31 – Leach threw for Smith at the W20 but the ball was tipped and intercepted by Simmons (returned 30 yards)

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W50 – Morgan ran for 2
2nd & 8 on M48 – Kopina went back to pass and was sacked by Davis for –7
3rd & 15 on W45 – Kopina, pressured by Perlinger & Davis, scrambled for 2
4th & 13 on W47 – Milaeger punted to Bell who signaled for a fair catch at the M23 (30 yard punt)

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M23 – PENALTY: ILLEGAL PROCEDURE – MICHIGAN – 5 yards
1st & 15 on M18 – Scott Corbin went up the middle for 5
2nd & 10 on M23 – Leach on broken play ran for 2
3rd & 8 on M25 – Leach’s pass was intercepted by Wagner at the M30 and returned to the M27

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on M27 - Starch went around LE for 10 (Jim Pickens & Zuver)
1st & 10 on M17 – Marek for –3 (Mike Holmes & Morton)
2nd & 13 on M20 – Marek on draw play for 7
3rd & 6 on M13 – Kopina’s pass was almost intercepted by Zuver at the M8
4th & 6 on M13 – Rose held while Lamia kicked a 30-yard FIELD GOAL

SCORE: MICHIGAN 7 - WISCONSIN 6

Labun kicked off to the M7 where Smith fumbled the ball, picked it up and returned it 19 yards to the M26

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M26 – Lytle over LG for 7
2nd & 3 on M33 – Leach pitched to Bell for 6
1st & 10 on M39 – Smith on inside reverse for 9 (Michuda & Simmons)
2nd & 1 on M48 – Leach on option keeper for 2 (Michuda & Stejskal)
1st & 10 on M50 – Lytle over LG for 3 (Zimmerman & Kelly)
2nd & 7 on W47 – Leach threw for Smith at the W31 but Smith was hit and dropped the ball, incomplete
3rd & 7 on W47 – Leach threw complete to Smith for 26
1st & 10 on W21 – Leach on a broken play ran for 3
TIMEOUT: MICHIGAN (1:15 remaining in the First Half)
2nd & 7 on W18 – Leach gave to Lytle for 11
1st & Goal on W7 – Leach pitched to Bell for –1
TIMEOUT: MICHIGAN (0:39 remaining in the First Half)
2nd & Goal on W8 – Leach’s pass went incomplete
3rd & Goal on W8 – Leach pitched to Bell for 3 (Simmons)
TIMEOUT: MICHIGAN (0:20 remaining in the First Half)
4th & Goal on W5 – Zuver held while Wood kicked a 22-yard FIELD GOAL

SCORE: MICHIGAN 10 - WISCONSIN 6

Wood kicked off into the end zone for a touchback

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W20 – Starch for 1

END OF FIRST HALF

SCORE: MICHIGAN 10 - WISCONSIN 6

THIRD QUARTER

Wood kicked off to the W10 and Morgan returned it 14 yards

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W24 – Starch for 3 (Devich & Zuver)
2nd & 7 on W27 – Morgan for 1
3rd & 6 on W28 – Kopina threw complete to Starch for 7
1st & 10 on W35 – Pollard on an end around went for -2
PENALTY: HOLDING – WISCONSIN - 15 yards
1st & 25 on W18 – Kopina, back to pass, was pressured by Davis and sacked by Morton for –1
2nd & 26 on W17 – Morgan for 1 (Jilek, Perlinger & Davis)
3rd & 25 on W18 – Kopina threw complete to Pollard for 7 yards
4th & 18 on W25 – Milaeger punted to the M20 and Smith returned it 5 yards (60 yard punt)

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M25 – Lytle for 5
2nd & 5 on M30 – Bell ran in and out of the hands of Wisconsin would be tacklers for 30 yards
1st & 10 on W40 – Leach pitched to Bell for 7 (Zimmerman & Buss)
2nd & 3 on W33 – Lytle ran for 19
1st & 10 on W14 – Leach pitched to Bell for 2 (Buss)
2nd & 8 on W12 – Lytle ran for 2
3rd & 4 on W10 – Leach went back to pass, found no one open and scrambled for 1
4th & 3 on W9 – Zuver held while Wood kicked a 26-yard FIELD GOAL

SCORE: MICHIGAN 13 - WISCONSIN 6

Wood kicked off to the W5 and Morgan returned it 17 yards (Rick Koschalk)

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W22 – Starch for 2 (Perlinger)
2nd & 8 on W24 – Kopina passed complete to Pollard for 13
1st & 10 on W37 – Kopina threw incomplete for Egloff
2nd & 10 on W37 – Starch on draw play went for 13
1st & 10 on W50 – Starch for 2 (Holmes & Morton)
2nd & 8 on M48 – Marek around RE for -2 (O’Neal)
3rd & 8 on M50 – Kopina, back to pass, scrambled for 2
4th & 6 on M48 – Milaeger punted to the M7 and Smith returned it 7 yards (40 yard punt)

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M14 – Bell for 3 (Stejskal)
2nd & 7 on M17 – Corbin for 5 (Kelly)
3rd & 2 on M22 - Bell for 1 (Zimmerman)
4th & 1 on M23 - Anderson punted to the W31 and Morgan returned it 56 yards (Corbin) (48 yard punt)

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on M13 - Marek gained 5
2nd & 5 on M8 - Marek for 1 (Holmes & O'Neal)
3rd & 4 on M7 - TIMEOUT: WISCONSIN (1:00 remaining in 3rd quarter)
3rd & 4 on M7 - Marek for 1 (Jilek)
4th & 3 on M6 - Marek gained 1

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M5 - Corbin went up the middle for 3 (Stejskal)

END OF THIRD QUARTER

SCORE: MICHIGAN 13 - WISCONSIN 6

FOURTH QUARTER

MICHIGAN
2nd & 7 on M8 - Smith on inside reverse ran for 4
3rd & 3 on M12 - Leach faked to Corbin and pitched to Bell for 38
1st & 10 on M50 - Smith on inside reverse ran for 12
1st & 10 on W38 - Leach pitched forward to Bell in the backfield, incomplete
2nd & 10 on W38 - Leach back to pass was intercepted by Wagner at W31

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W31 - Marek for 3
2nd & 7 on W34 - Kopina, back to pass, was pressured and scrambled for 7
1st & 10 on W41 - Kopina was hit and fumbled at W42 and Wisconsin recovered at W45
2nd & 6 on W45 - Pollard on end around slipped for -2
3rd & 8 on W43 - Kopina was intercepted by Dufek and returned to the W21

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on W21 - Bell on draw play gained 2 (Wagner & Michuda)
2nd & 8 on W19 - Leach pitched to Bell for 6
3rd & 2 on W13 - Bell ran for 3
1st & 10 on W10 - Bell ran for 3 (Buss)
2nd & 7 on W7 - Lytle ran for 3
3rd & 4 on W4 - Leach pitched to Bell who fumbled the ball out of bounds at the W5
4th & 5 on W5 - Zuver held while Wood kicked a 22-yard FIELD GOAL

SCORE: MICHIGAN 16 - WISCONSIN 6

Wood kicked to W6 and Morgan returned it to the W23

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W23 - Kopina rolled out and was sacked by Davis for -3
2nd & 13 on W20 - Canada ran for 2 (Devich & Anderson)
3rd &11 on W22 - Kopina overthrew Egloff, incomplete
4th & 11 on W22 - Milaeger punted to Bell who called for a fair catch at the M33

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M33 - Lytle ran up the middle for 3 (Rasmussen & Zimmerman)
2nd & 7 on M36 - Bell ran up the middle for 16 (Wagner)
1st & 10 on W48 - Lytle ran for 5
2nd & 5 on W43 - Bell ran for 5 (Rasmussen)
1st & 10 on W38 - Bell ran for 2 (Zimmerman)
2nd & 8 on W36 - Corbin ran for 3 (Rasmussen)
3rd & 5 on W33 - Smith on inside reverse for 4
4th & 1 on W29 - TIMEOUT: MICHIGAN (3:01 remaining in 4th quarter)
4th & 1 on W29 - Bell ran for 22
1st & Goal on W7 - Bell took pitchout for 1
2nd & Goal on W6 - Bell took pitchout for -1 (Stejskal)
3rd & Goal on W7 - Leach rolled out, threw to Bell at the W5, and Bell went in for the TOUCHDOWN
Zuver held while Wood kicked the extra point

SCORE: MICHIGAN 23 - WISCONSIN 6

Wood squib kicked to the W22 and Starch returned it to the W30 (Davis)

WISCONSIN
1st & 10 on W30 - Carroll threw complete to Starch for 12
1st & 10 on W42 - Carroll was intercepted by Rex Mackall at the M48

MICHIGAN
1st & 10 on M48 - Leach handed off to Harlan Huckleby for 7
2nd & 3 on W45 - Russell Davis ran for 3

END OF GAME
FINAL SCORE: MICHIGAN 23 - WISCONSIN 6