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Michigan 4-Star Freshman To Miss Spring With Injury

View of a Michigan Wolverines football helmet before their game against the Utah Utes.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - SEPTEMBER 3: View of a Michigan Wolverines football helmet before their game against the Utah Utes at Rice-Eccles Stadium on September 3, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Michigan football began spring practice on Sunday. The Wolverines are getting ready for year five of the Jim Harbaugh era.

Unfortunately, the program will be without top freshman early enrollee Zach Charbonnet for spring ball. According to Harbaugh, the four-star running back had a knee scope.

Thankfully, the injury doesn't appear to be a major one. Harbaugh described it as "a scope on his meniscus."

Harbaugh also said that Charbonnet has already begun rehabbing his injury after the minor surgery.

"I mean, he’s doing everything he can," Harbaugh said. "He started in a chair, he was lifting and doing all the sitting down exercises. Ropes – he’d be sitting down and doing (them). He’s doing everything he can possibly do.”

Charbonnet, who played for Westlake Village (Calif.) Oaks Christian, was the No. 4 running back and No. 46 overall recruit in the 2019 class, according to 247Sports' Composite Rankings. He was also the No. 8 prospect in the state of California.

Charbonnet was the third-highest rated 2019 signee for the Wolverines, behind five-stars Daxton Hill and Chris Hinton.

[ Wolverines Wire ]