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Michigan Announces Injury Update For Star WR Tarik Black

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's football program announced this afternoon an injury update for sophomore wide receiver Tarik Black, who was rumored to have been hurt at practice this weekend.

Black, a former four-star recruit, was thought to be a breakout candidate on offense for the Wolverines this fall. He had a promising start to his freshman season, catching 11 passes for 149 yards and 1 touchdown before missing the rest of the year.

Michigan issued the following update for him this afternoon. It doesn't sound good.

"The Michigan Football program announced that wide receiver Tarik Black sustained a right foot injury at Saturday's practice.

Tarik is currently being evaluated and no definitive time frame has been determined for his return to play."

Black was ranked one of the top wide receivers in the country coming out of high school in 2017. He played extremely well as a true freshman before getting hurt last fall.

Michigan missed him greatly when he was injured in 2017.

"I think our receivers did a good job last year, I wouldn't say I was the (only good player), you know what I mean? But I do think I can bring something to the table as a deep threat guy," he said. "That's not all I am, though. I can run routes and things like that, too," he said this month.

Michigan has a new QB in Shea Patterson and Black was expected to be one of his top targets on offense.

The Wolverines are set to open the year on Sept. 1 against Notre Dame. Stay tuned for more updates on Black.