COLUMBUS, OH – NOVEMBER 24: Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines watches his team warm up before a game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on November 24, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)Another Michigan football star has announced that he’ll be sitting out of the Wolverines’ bowl game to prepare for the NFL Draft.Wolverines’ star running back Karan Higdon joins a couple of his teammates who have decided to sit out of their Peach Bowl contest against Florida.Higdon announced his decision on Instagram.“After a thorough evaluation between my parents and the UM staff we have deemed that it is in my best interest to not play in the Peach bowl and to utilize this time to get prepared to pursue my dreams in the NFL,” Higdon wrote.Higdon was one of the top running backs in the Big Ten this season, totaling 1,178 yards and 10 touchdowns on the ground.Michigan will also be missing defensive end Rashan Gary and linebacker Devin Bush Jr.The Wolverines and the Gators are set to kick off at noon on Saturday, Dec. 29. The game will be on ESPN.
DETECTIVES IN NEWTOWNABBEY are appealing for information following the attempted hijacking of a bus in the Carnmoney Road area of Glengormley yesterday evening at approximately 8.10pm.A crowd surrounded the bus and two masked me approached it and told the driver to park the vehicle across the road.However, police were quickly on the scene, the crowd dispersed and the bus driver drove his vehicle off. There was slight damage caused to the vehicle. It is not believed at this stage that anyone was injured during this incident.Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who has any information to contact them at Newtownabbey on 0845 600 8000. Or, if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.