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Michigan loses RB Derrick Green for season after suffering broken clavicle

Michigan suffers another hit after losing starting running back Derrick Green for the season due to a broken clavicle.

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The hits keep on coming for this Michigan football team.

This time, the blow is dealt to the depth chart.

After not appearing on the depth chart before the regularly scheduled press conferences, Brady Hoke confirmed on Monday that starting running back Derrick Green had suffered a broken clavicle during the tail-end of its 26-24 loss to Rutgers and will miss the rest of the season.

Hoke, who typically doesn't talk injuries, touched briefly on Green's season-ending injury.

"(Green) broke his clavicle late in the football game," Hoke said. "But Derrick's attitude is very good, he's knows the expectation of him to help coach those young guys and be integral of what we're trying to get done. We'll miss him."

The 5-foot-11, 220-pound Green will finish the 2014 season with 82 carries for 471 yards rushing and three touchdowns.

Listed in place of Green on the depth chart is fellow sophomore De'Veon Smith followed by junior Justice Hayes and sophomore Drake Johnson.

Although Smith appeared to have suffered an injury against Rutgers, Hoke -- who doesn't discuss non-season ending injuries -- appeared to say that Smith should be fine and will not hold him back long-term.