Michigan’s top running back Karan Higdon left the game early against Maryland as he suffered an ankle injury late in the first half, according to reports.

Broadcasters on Big Ten Network confirmed that Higdon would not play in the second half in College Park due to a right ankle injury. There was no further specification or explanation regarding the injury.


Higdon had 50 yards on 10 carries in two quarters for the Wolverines against the Terrapins.

Coming into the game, the Michigan running back was the team’s top ball-carrier, galloping for 804 yards and eight touchdowns through the first nine weeks of the season. Last week against Minnesota, Higdon rushed for 200 yards and a pair of scores.