Inside and out, short plays and long
A closer look at five key categories proves the answer plays in Green Bay
Jimmy Clausen looked very good in Notre Dame's opening game. One key for Michigan to stop the Irish offense may be their ability to get pressure on the quarterback. Even if the Wolverines can't get to Clausen for a sack, they could have success making him hurry. Clausen threw the ball under pressure four times against Nevada, and completed a pass three times. However, of the three completions, only one went for positive yards.
MAKING SMART CHOICES
Clausen showed the ability to connect with the deep ball and to also make solid throws and decisions in the short game on Saturday.
|5 yds. or fewer||10||10||140|
|30 yds. or more||2||2||124|
INSIDE AND OUT
Allen's and Gray's yards per carry against Nevada varied depending on where the run went.
|Player||YPC inside||YPC outside|