The Michigan Wolverines might have gotten lost in the Detroit Tigers World Series debacle Saturday night, but they are in deep trouble of their own.
The Wolverines lost Denard Robinson to an elbow injury in the first half of their 23-9 defeat in Nebraska, and the offense immediately ground to a halt. Backup Russell Bellomy looked badly out of place against the Cornhuskers defense, going 3-of-16 for 38 yards and throwing three interceptions.
The only other realistic option was Devin Gardner, but he's been working at wide receiver all season and wasn't prepared to play quarterback on Saturday. Gardner has thrown only 33 passes in his three-year career, with two touchdowns and one interception.
Robinson aggravated a nerve problem in his elbow, causing problems for movement in his hand and wrist. Because of the nature of the injury, it isn't easy to put a timetable on his return.
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