Jim Harbaugh provides injury update for Michigan RB Donovan Edwards ahead of Week 3
Jim Harbaugh did not have an injury update for Michigan running back Donovan Edwards ahead of the Week 3 game against Connecticut, per Michael Cohen of the Detroit Free Press.
Jim Harbaugh did not have an update on the status of RB Donovan Edwards, who dropped out of Saturday’s game with what appeared to be a right leg injury. #Michigan
— Michael Cohen (@Michael_Cohen13) September 12, 2022
Edwards left Saturday’s game against Hawaii early with an apparent leg injury. In a press conference on Monday, Harbaugh did not have any further information on Edwards’ status heading into this week’s game.
According to The Detroit News, Harbaugh went on to mention that Edwards was “working through something” following the Hawaii game. It was unclear what Edwards was battling with.
Donovan Edwards “working through something” per Harbaugh who also said he doesn’t have an update on Edwards’ status
— angelique (@chengelis) September 12, 2022
In the game against Hawaii, Edwards rushed for 26 yards and 1 touchdown. He had 3 carries. His touchdown came in the 2nd quarter of Saturday’s game.
Through 2 games in 2022, Edwards has 15 attempts, 90 rushing yards, and 2 touchdowns. His 2 touchdowns nearly matched his 4 total touchdowns from last season. Edwards, a sophomore, played in 12 games in 2021 and rushed for 174 yards. He had 3 rushing touchdowns as a freshman in 2021.
Edwards will be a focal point in Michigan’s running game and the Wolverines will await his health status as the week continues on. Michigan will have important decisions to make on offense with the starting quarterback. Michigan’s starting quarterback will hope to have Edwards ready to go.
Michigan will welcome Connecticut to Ann Arbor on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET.