Run game lagging badly
Nonconference analysis: Toussaint's slow start hinders offense
Updated: September 26, 2012, 3:25 PM ETBy Chantel Jennings | WolverineNation
Through the next week, WolverineNation will break down the good, the bad and what needs the most improvement with Michigan, position by position. Today, we look at running backs.
Coming into this season, fans were thrilled to see the development in the run game. Fitzgerald Toussaint burst onto the scene last season and never looked back. His ability to hit the hole and break out for big runs made Michigan difficult to game plan for and helped to make the Wolverines a more dynamic team. Between quarterback Denard Robinson and Toussaint, expectations were high.
Then Toussaint got a DUI and was suspended for the Alabama game. Then he came back, and not a whole lot changed.
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