The Wolverines’ star is considering skipping his team’s bowl game.
Florida State star defensive back Derwin James, a top NFL Draft prospect, announced earlier this week that he’ll be skipping his team’s bowl game.
James’ decision follows that of previous college stars like Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey.
A Big Ten star might be doing the same.
Michigan star defensive lineman Maurice Hurst told reporters today that he’s yet to make his decision about playing in the Outback Bowl against South Carolina.
Maurice Hurst said he hasn't decided if he will play in bowl. Will decide in next couple weeks
— angelique (@chengelis) December 7, 2017
Hurst, a first-team All-Big Ten performer this past season, is considered to be a potential first or second round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Michigan and South Carolina are set to play in the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day. Kickoff is set for noon E.T. on ESPN2.