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Jim Harbaugh updates Josh Ross’ injury following exit from Rutgers game

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Good news on the injury front.

Rutgers v Michigan Photo by Gaelen Morse/Getty Images

Michigan linebacker Josh Ross left the game early on Saturday versus Rutgers. In the press box it was called a “stinger injury”.

Ross limped to the medical tent on the sideline, but it sounds like the injury isn’t serious.

“He’s going to be okay,” Harbaugh told the media. “He was working through something and he just didn’t quite get the strength back to be cleared to go back into the game.”

Harbaugh told ABC after the game that Ross would be cleared to play for Michigan’s next game, which is on the road against Wisconsin.

With Ross out, Michigan’s defense bent but didn’t break in the 20-13 win, and linebacker Nikhai Hill-Green was a player who stepped up with consecutive key tackles on 3rd and 4th Down late in the game.

Hill-Green said that Ross is doing fine and was actually helping him on the sideline.

“Josh is doing well. He was talking to me the whole time, just telling me what he saw previously in the game. Josh is a dude, he would go out there with a broken arm, he would go out there with any injury, but they just wouldn’t let him. I’m proud of him for being a great teammate, helping me out so much — he’s doing good.”

Ross had 6 tackles (2 for loss) before leaving the game.