The Michigan Wolverines football team received a scare on Friday morning when it was reported that an unidentified member of the roster sustained a spinal injury and was taken by ambulance to the hospital. Details were scarce at the time, but the school has identified the player as Ondre Pipkins.
Pipkins, listed at 6-foot-3 and 340 pounds on the school's website, was apparently taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons. AnnArbor.com has more on the injury.
Michigan freshman defensive tackle Ondre Pipkins injured his neck Friday morning during practice, coach Brady Hoke said in a statement.
Pipkins had movement in all his extremities and was taken to U-M Health System for precautionary reasons and evaluation, Hoke said.
This is excellent news. Here's hoping to a quick recovery.
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