Michigan 59, Central Michigan 9: A comprehensive guide to our coverage
Courtney Sacco | AnnArbor.com
But his legs, and his shake, were just fine.
Gardner danced for two first-half touchdowns on the ground Saturday, and finished 10 of 15 for 162 yards through the air -- to go along with a pair of interceptions -- as No. 17 Michigan demolished visiting Central Michigan 59-9 in the 2013 season-opener at Michigan Stadium.
Michigan disposed of Central Michigan quite easily, and the countdown to the matchup under the lights with Notre Dame has officially begun. But before moving on to the Irish, let's look at what happened on Saturday against Central Michigan.
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.com
- Game story: Devin Gardner racks up 3 touchdowns, Michigan defense dominant in 59-9 win over Central Michigan
- Photo Gallery: Images from the Michigan football team's dominating 59-9 win over Central Michigan
- Stock Report: Cam Gordon, play of safeties among Michigan's bright spots in 59-9 win over CMU
- Injury status of former AnnArbor.com player of the year Drake Johnson, Joe Reynolds unclear; Thomas Gordon will be back for Notre Dame
- Michigan students not thrilled, but show up for kickoff under new general admission policy
- Video: Instant analysis of Michigan's 59-9 victory over CMU; are they ready for Notre Dame?
- Live Blog: Check out the action as it happened from MLive.com Michigan football writers Nick Baumgardner and Josh Slagter
- Photo Gallery: Images from Michigan vs. Central Michigan game day tailgates
- Scenes from the Michigan football tailgates: Who sent in the Stormtroopers?
- Michigan senior safety Thomas Gordon suspended for opener due to 'violation of team rules'
- New Michigan football student general admission line draws sparse early crowd
- Pre-game prognostication: Devin Gardner and the downhill running game, how will it look? (with predictions)
- Beyond Football: What it takes to get Michigan Stadium ready for game day
- Pre-game mega guide
Patrick Record | AnnArbor.com