Sophmore Thomas Rawls and senior Vincent Smith will be looked to in the ground game in the absence of Fitzgerald Toussaint.
Senior running back Vincent Smith wants to take the art in which he found so much joy and inspiration and spread it to the youths in his Florida community.
Denard Robinson is running wild, while Fitzgerald Toussaint has found little room to roam. But Brady Hoke says he will will stick with the running back.
Former Michigan RB Michael Cox will take a long, strange trip through the Michigan Stadium tunnel and onto the field Saturday against his former teammates as UMass' leading rusher.
Fitzgerald Toussaint became a force in the second half of last season and enters this season as Michigan's workhorse back.
Fitzgerald Toussaint made a statement for more of the load by posting a career-high 170 yards on 20 carries as Michigan whipped Purdue.
Brady Hoke and Al Borges would prefer one feature back instead of RB-by-committe, but that's what they've got.
Michigan's current roster of running backs doesn't exactly fit the bill for the preferred style of Brady Hoke and Al Borges, but they have had their moments this season.
Mike Hart, Michigan's all-time leading rusher, has always wanted to coach. So Saturday he returns to Ann Arbor, as a member of the Eastern Michigan staff.