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Top 25: No. 25 Michigan 45, Illinois 0

Published October 13, 2012 4:51 pm

Top 25 football • Robinson eclipsed 10,000 career yards of offense in the win.
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Ann Arbor, Mich. • Denard Robinson threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores to lead No. 25 Michigan to 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, which gave 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. —