Texas A&M scored first on a 9-yard touchdown run by running back Eric Bernard, to take a 7-0 lead. Michigan answered following a 41-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Brian Griese to wide receiver Amani Toomer, tying the game at 7. Texas A&M scored again following a 27-yard field goal by kicker Kyle Bryant, and Texas A&M reclaimed the lead at 10-7.
In the second quarter, Remy Hamilton kicked a 28-yard field goal for Michigan, to tie the game at 10. Kyle Bryant kicked his second field goal of the game, a 49 yarder before half to give Texas A&M a 13-10 halftime lead. In the third quarter Bryant added another 47-yard field goal to increase the lead to 16-10.
Michigan answered with a 26-yard field goal from Remy Hamilton, pulling Michigan to within 16-13. Kyle Bryant added field goals of 31 and 37 yards to put the game out of reach, giving Texas A&M a 22-13 lead with 22 seconds left in the game. Brian Griese's 44-yard touchdown pass to Amani Toomer pulled Michigan to within 22-20, but there were only 5 seconds left.