Interest abounds at the skill positions heading into the Michigan spring game, but few questions at RB and WR are likely to be answered.
Recruiting writer Dave Hooker joins Tom VanHaaren and Chantel Jennings to talk about some critical recruiting issues for Michigan, including whether it can land ESPN 150 RB Derrick Green.
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.
Brady Hoke and his staff have yet to land a marquee RB or WR in their short time at Michigan, but they have had success at those spots at other stops.
Damien Harris, a 2015 RB prospect in Kentucky, already has a Michigan offer and will visit Ann Arbor for the Michigan State game.
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.
Michigan's running backs are off to a slow start in 2012, which brings to mind recruiting at that position for next season and beyond.
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.
Michigan's 2014 RB targets.
Fitzgerald Toussaint became a force in the second half of last season and enters this season as Michigan's workhorse back.
Ty Isaac has the size, speed and running ability to be a game-changer at the next level.
2012 RB commit Drake Johnson runs for Ann Arbor Pioneer High School, but he attends the Ann Arbor alternative high school where he says he feels comfortable.
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.