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Michigan QB Devin Gardner Bothered By Turf Toe

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ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines avoids a tackle by cornerback Bradley Roby #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during a game at Michigan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

ANN ARBOR, MI – NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines avoids a tackle by cornerback Bradley Roby #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during a game at Michigan Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner is bothered by turf toe, and the Wolverines want to get him some rest.

Coach Brady Hoke says Gardner didn’t practice Tuesday. Gardner has plenty of time to recover before Michigan plays Kansas State on Dec. 28 in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.

Gardner limped to a news conference with a protective boot on his left foot following Michigan’s one-point loss to Ohio State in the regular-season finale Nov. 30.

Hoke says he’s not going to speculate about how long Gardner will sit out. Bowl practices are now a chance for backup quarterback Shane Morris to get more reps.

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