Jabrill Peppers misses Orange Bowl; TE Jake Butt injures knee

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Michigan junior Jabrill Peppers did not play in Friday’s 33-32 loss to Florida State in the Capital One Orange Bowl because of a tweaked hamstring, he said after the game, adding that he could have played if he had one more day to heal.

A source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Peppers tweaked his hamstring at practice Thursday at the Miami Dolphins’ team facility. Peppers practiced all week and planned to play, the source said, but after warming up in full pads at Hard Rock Stadium on Friday he decided he wasn’t healthy enough shortly before kickoff.

The Wolverines also lost Mackey Award-winning tight end Jake Butt during the first half. Coach Jim Harbaugh said afterward the early indications were that Butt has either an ACL or MCL injury.

Butt clutched his right leg after he was tackled on a 16-yard reception in the second quarter. A senior, he walked off the field and to the locker room without help from trainers. He did

Article source: http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/18379413/jabrill-peppers-michigan-play-orange-bowl-florida-state

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