BREAKING: Michigan players Fitzgerald Toussaint & Frank Clark out for Alabama game

The status of Michigan running back Fitzgerald Toussaint and defensive end Frank Clark was clarified Friday by Wolverine football coach Brady Hoke. Both are suspended for the Alabama game and will not make the trip to Dallas, according to media reports.

Via Twitter Joe Schad quoted Brady Hoke: “The decision was not easy, but I feel it is in the best interest of this program and the kids, and those always will be my priorities.” (Source)

You can read the AP’s version of the story here. The AP forecasts, “The eighth-ranked Wolverines will likely use running backs Thomas Rawls, Vincent Smith, Justice Hayes perhaps along with newcomers Dennis Norfleet and Drake Johnson against the defending national champion Crimson Tide.”