During the 63-3 defeat of Hawaii, the Michigan Wolverines did not play two starters and had a handful of athletes go down with injury.
Cornerback Jourdan Lewis and left guard Ben Braden did not play. It was Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh’s choice to keep Lewis out of the game. However, the duo should be back in action next week.
"That was my decision not to play Jourdan today," Harbaugh said. "He's been working through something the last couple weeks and it's healed. It really is. He's done a marvelous job getting himself ready to play but my decision not to play him in this ballgame. Same with Ben Braden."
Defensive end Taco Charlton, running back De’Veon Smith, nose tackle Bryan Mone were all injured during the game.
"We'll see how serious it is," Harbaugh said, regarding the injury to the defensive end.
Charlton walked off on his own power, but was limping. With 19 seconds left in the first half, he departed to the locker room and did not return for the second half of play.
Smith ran six times for 27 yards, but left the game with bruised ribs. The starting running back returned, then left after the injury was too much to handle.
During summer camp last year, Mone broke his left and missed the 2015 season. Mone went out with an undisclosed injury in the blowout of Hawaii and will undergo an MRI to determine the severity.
“We will see where he stands,” Harbaugh said.
Maurice Hurst, a defensive tackle, missed the game.
"Very close to playing, my decision to not play him in this game, want to make sure he's completely healed up and he should be next week," Harbaugh said.
Linebacker Noah Furbush was on the sidelines, but had street clothes on and a brace on his right leg. Meanwhile, runnings backs Drake Johnson and Kareem Walker did not dress.