As Michigan looks to make it a clean sweep of its non-conference schedule, the program might be playing without several key names against UConn.

Starting linebacker Nikhai Hill-Green, offensive lineman Karsen Barnhart, and running back Donovan Edwards all are dealing with injuries entering the weekend.

According to Aaron McMann of, Edwards is doubtful to play while both Hill-Green and Barnhart are expected to be game-time decisions.

Hill-Green, who started Week 1 against Colorado State, was sidelined last with a soft tissue injury. While he was cleared to play last Saturday against Hawaii, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh elected to rest him en route to a 56-10 win.

Barnhart, who can play all across the offensive line, has been dealing with a lingering ankle injury. According to reports, he was seen in a walking boot last week and could be held out in preparation for the start of conference play.

Edwards, a focal point of the Wolverines’ run game, could be held out in preparation for Maryland come next Saturday. Against the Rainbow Warriors, Edwards was limited to 3 carries for 26 yards and a touchdown. In 2 games, Edwards has recorded 15 carries for 90 yards and 2 touchdowns.

According to Michigan’s depth chart, J.J. McCarthy will get the start at quarterback. Last week against Hawaii, McCarthy went 11-of-12 passing for 229 yards and 3 touchdowns. In 2 games, McCarthy has completed 93.9% of his throws for 259 yards and 3 scores.

Kickoff from the Big House is set for noon E.T. The Wolverines entering Saturday as a 47.5-point favorite, according to FanDuel.