Ann Arbor, MI (Sports Network) - The University of Michigan has suspended three players, including starting cornerback J.T. Floyd and punter Will Hagerup, for the Outback Bowl.
Third-string linebacker Brandin Hawthorne was also suspended. The school said only that the players violated team rules.
Floyd is the sixth-leading tackler for the Wolverines this season with 48 total stops, including 28 solo. The senior also leads the team with five passes defensed.
Hagerup has averaged 45.0 yards on 33 punts and Hawthorne has 19 tackles in 12 games.
The 19th-ranked Wolverines will face No. 11 South Carolina in Tampa on New Year's Day.
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