Michigan running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of
the season with a torn ACL sustained in Saturday’s 59-9 win over
The redshirt freshman was listed as the No. 2 tailback on the
Michigan depth chart, but was injured on his second carry against
the Chippewas, and the team announced Monday that he will not
return this year.
Highly touted freshman Derrick Green, who rushed for 58 yards
and a touchdown in his first game, will now move up to the No. 2
spot behind starter Fitzgerald Toussaint. The 17th-ranked
Wolverines face No. 14 Notre Dame on Saturday in the second night
game at Michigan Stadium.