The Wolverine

February 2013

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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End Of An Era Robinson ran for 4,495 yards, the top rushing total for a quarterback in NCAA history and the second-best career number for any Wolverine behind only Mike Hart's 5,040. photo by lon horwedel Denard Robinson Leaves With Memories, Given And Taken T By John Borton he first time he touched the football as a Michigan quarterback, he dropped it. Then he scooped it up, dodged West ern Michigan Broncos like they were newborn colts and sprinted away 43 yards for a touchdown. Thus began one of the most incredible careers ever by a Michigan football player. The trip-up and triumph embodied in that single play unfolded in dramatic fashion over the next four years for Denard Robinson, the Deerfield Beach, Fla., speedster who became the talk of college football. Robinson accounted for more yards (10,776) than any Wolverine in history, and more than all but five

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