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Without Toussaint, Michigan's task just got tougher

Michigan coach Brady Hoke announced that running back Fitzgerald Toussaint and defensive linemen Frank Clark won’t make the trip to Arlington, Texas, for the Alabama game to be played on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET. “Fitzgerald Toussaint and Frank Clark have been suspended for one game and will not make the trip to Dallas for Saturday’s game,” Hoke said in a statement. [Read the full AP story here.] “The decision was not easy, but I feel it is in the best interest of this program and for these kids, and those always will be my priorities. We have choices every

Dienhart: Fitz Toussaint listed as Michigan's No. 1 RB

Fitz Toussaint is listed first at running back on a Michigan depth chart released this morning. But he has yet to be cleared to play. “We haven’t made a decision yet,” Hoke said today at a press conference. When will a decision be made? “Soon,” said Hoke. US PRESSWIRE This is big news for the Wolverines, coming off an 11-2 season as they open their season on Saturday in Arlington, Texas, vs. defending national champion Alabama in arguably the biggest game of the opening weekend of the college football season. Toussaint was suspended by Hoke after his July arrest on

Michigan suspends RB Fitz Toussaint

(AP) Michigan has suspended running back Fitzgerald Toussaint after he was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of drunken driving. Saline Police Department Detective Don Lupi says Toussaint was stopped for a traffic violation in Ann Arbor on Saturday night around 11:45 p.m. He was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and taken to the Saline Police Department, where Lupi says he tested over the legal limit during a breath test. Michigan coach Brady Hoke says Toussaint “made a poor decision” and is suspended indefinitely. Toussaint, a redshirt junior this upcoming season, rushed for 1,041 yards in

Sugar Bowl Preview: Michigan vs. Va. Tech

Brady Hoke has Michigan back in a BCS bowl game for the first time since a Rose Bowl berth after the 2006 season. The Wolverines, a BCS at-large selection, take on Virginia Tech in the Allstate Sugar Bowl at 8:30 p.m. ET tonight. senior writer Tom Dienhart breaks down the game, gives his keys and offers his prediction. See everything in this post. Also, read all of Dienhart’s bowl columns and catch up on all the bowl action thus far, including the Big Ten’s first nine games, on our 2011-12 bowl schedule. MICHIGAN (10-2) VS. VIRGINIA TECH (11-2) Storyline:

Singling them out: Big Ten's Best of '11

Well, that was a fun 2011 Big Ten football season. The new divisions created a lot more drama and intrigue, and the inaugural Big Ten title game was a huge success. Now, we have roughly three weeks to kill before the bowl games kick off (see the bowl schedule). With the regular season behind us, web editor Brent Yarina takes a look at the Best from the Big Ten in 2011. Watch our feature on everyone’s Play of the Year now and see Brent’s winners for best pass, best run, best catch, and much more, in this post. Best