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Michigan Football: Wilton Speight out several weeks, John O’Korn will start

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Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh announced Monday that quarterback Wilton Speight will miss multiple week’s with an undisclosed injury. As a result, John O’Korn will assume the starting role.

Speight was originally injured back on September 23rd against Purdue. Details on his injury have been sparse to completely non-existent as the program has been completely tight-lipped on the specifics.

In his first game action of the season, O’Korn went 18-for-26 passing for 270 yards with one touchdown and one interception in Michigan’s 28-10 win over the Boilermakers. Likewise, O’Korn seemingly gave the Michigan offense a much-needed spark that was missing thus far though out the still young season. Moreover, it’s unclear if O’Korn would have gotten the start this past weekend if Michigan wasn’t on a bye, that is if Speight was healthy enough go – which Harbaugh made mention he wasn’t.

 

 

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