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Michigan routs Illinois as Denard Robinson accounts for 4 TDs

Michigan quarterback Denard Robins(16) breaks away from Illinois defensive linemen Glenn Foster (91) JustStaples (54) for touchdown during second quarter

Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson (16) breaks away from Illinois defensive linemen Glenn Foster (91) and Justin Staples (54) for a touchdown during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Denard Robinson threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores, leading No. 25 Michigan in a 45-0 win over Illinois on Saturday.

The Wolverines (4-2, 2-0 Big Ten) got a scare when Robinson left the game with an undisclosed injury late in the first quarter. He missed just one-plus possessions, though, and returned to score on a 6-yard run to put Michigan up 17-0 late in the first half.

Robinson ran for a 49-yard score — giving him 10,000-plus career yards of offense — on the Wolverines’ first drive of the second half and tossed an 8-yard TD pass to Devin Funchess on their next possession to make it 31-0.



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