Michigan vs. Purdue: Live Scores, Analysis and Results

Adam BiggersSenior Analyst IIOctober 6, 2012

The Wolverines need Denard Robinson to be Denard Robinson today.
The Wolverines need Denard Robinson to be Denard Robinson today.Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Michigan 44, Purdue 13 -- final

Michigan did exactly what it had to do today at Purdue -- and that was win its Big Ten season opener.

The Wolverines dominated from start to finish. Denard Robinson became Michigan's fifth-leading rusher while also setting a Big Ten quarterback record for rushing yards.

Purdue couldn't establish a happy medium against the Wolverines. No ground presence and shaky play from quarterback Caleb TerBush most certainly did in the Boilers.

Be on the lookout for my follow-up piece. I'll cover 10 things from today's game that we learned or were reminded of.

Thanks for tuning in to the live blog -- it was fun, as usual. See you next week.

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