ANN ARBOR — Michigan is anticipated to have again a member of its line of defense for the regular-season residence finale this weekend.
Sophomore nostril sort out Aubrey Solomon is feeling higher after falling in poor health previous to the fourth-ranked Wolverines’ recreation towards Rutgers on Saturday, head coach Jim Harbaugh mentioned Monday.
It was his sixth recreation missed this season; the earlier 5 attributable to an undisclosed lower-body harm.
“It is chilly and flu season,” Harbaugh mentioned throughout his weekly information convention. “Get your flu pictures.”
Michigan’s protection gave up 252 yards to Rutgers in its 42-7 win, together with a season-high 193 on the bottom. A bulk of these got here from Scarlet Knights operating again Isaih Pachecho, who had 142.
As for Kwity Paye, a sophomore defensive finish who noticed his workload enhance whereas Rashan Gary was out, Harbaugh says he is positive after taking successful to the elbow towards Rutgers.
Paye got here out of the sport within the second half and by no means returned.
“He needs to be good,” Harbaugh mentioned. “He acquired hit on the humorous bone. He had by no means been hit on the humorous bone earlier than. Scary the primary time it occurs.”
In the meantime, Michigan trainers proceed to guage beginning cornerback Lavert Hill for a possible concussion. If it is decided he did in reality have one, Hill must clear an NCAA-mandated sequence of exams to be cleared to play on Saturday towards Indiana (four p.m., FS1).