Another Michigan Player Has Elected Not To Play In The Peach Bowl

first_imgHead coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines leads his team onto the field before the college football game against the Michigan State Spartans.ANN ARBOR, MI – OCTOBER 17: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines leads his team onto the field before the college football game against the Michigan State Spartans at Michigan Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Michigan starting right tackle Juwann Bushell-Beatty has elected not to play in the Peach Bowl on Saturday, it was revealed this morning.A fifth-year senior, Bushell-Beatty missed the Ohio State game with an injury suffered the previous week against Indiana. He is the fourth Michigan draft-eligible player who will not play in the bowl game.The other three are linebacker Devin Bush, defensive end Rashan Gary and running back Karan Higdon.In Bushell-Beatty’s place, Andrew Stueber and Jalen Mayfield are seeing additional work, per the Detroit Free Press’ Nick Baumgardner. Stueber started in place of Bushell-Beatty against Ohio State.No RT Juwann Bushell-Beatty this week. He elected not to play in the Peach Bowl, per UM spokesman.Andrew Stueber/Jalen Mayfield here working at tackle.— Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner) December 26, 2018Bushell-Beatty was an honorable mention All-Big Ten pick this season. He took over as a starter on the offensive line in 2016, replacing Grant Newsome.Michigan and Florida will kick off at noon ET on Saturday from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.The game will be broadcast on ESPN.last_img