ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Fitzgerald Toussaint watched Michigan's 41-14 loss to Alabama with members of the wrong team.
Instead of being in Dallas with his teammates, Toussaint was back home, taking in the game along with members of the men's basketball team at assistant hoops coach's Bacari Alexander's house. Toussaint was suspended from the game after a July arrest for drunk driving.
"It meant a lot to me that they invited me over because they showed me that I'm still supported by the people on campus," Toussaint said Tuesday. "The basketball team has always been great to us, and I was glad to have the company.
"It was emotional to watch the game. I was really getting into it."
Although he enjoyed the company, Toussaint doesn't intend to put himself in that position again.
"I left my team down, I let my family down and I wasn't trustworthy," he said. "That's been the hardest part of all of this. I didn't stay accountable to the people that cared about me."
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