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Michigan’s Bryan Mone in warmups vs. Wisconsin

Angelique S. Chengelis
The Detroit News
Michigan tight end Devin Asiasi warms up before the game against Wisconsin.

Ann Arbor – Michigan appears to be getting even healthier on defense.

Defensive tackle Bryan Mone, who has been out since suffering a knee injury in the season opener against Hawaii, was in uniform and going through pre-game warmups as the fourth-ranked Wolverines prepared to face eighth-ranked Wisconsin at Michigan Stadium.

Last week in the Big Ten opener against Penn State, All-American cornerback Jourdan Lewis and defensive lineman Taco Charlton returned from injury. Lewis had missed the first three games of the season because of a nagging back issue, and Charlton returned from an ankle injury suffered in the season opener.

This is the healthiest the defense has been all season.

Running back Drake Johnson also returned from injury last week but did not play.

Wisconsin will play without starting linebacker Vince Biegel, who had foot surgery this week. Biegel, who had started 20 straight games for the Badgers, likely will miss four of their biggest games – Michigan, Ohio State, Iowa and Nebraska. Redshirt freshman Zack Baun is replacing Biegel.