Brady Hoke quiet on RB's status

Updated: August 30, 2012, 7:47 AM ET
Associated Press

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan coach Brady Hoke is not saying whether running back Fitzgerald Toussaint will play against No. 2 Alabama.

Hoke would only say Wednesday that the decision will be made sometime before Saturday night's game, when the eighth-ranked Wolverines face the defending champion Crimson Tide at Cowboys Stadium in suburban Dallas.

Toussaint pleaded guilty Tuesday to drunken driving. He faces up to 93 days in jail when he is sentenced Oct. 23, prior to Michigan's game at Nebraska.

He was suspended after his arrest last month. Hoke reinstated him to participate in the second week of preseason practice and he's listed as the starter on this week's depth chart. Toussaint ran for more than 1,000 yards and nine touchdowns last season as a sophomore.


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