Michigan lineman Ondre Pipkins suffers neck injury

18-year-old freshman hospitalized for evaluation

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ANN ARBOR - Michigan football player Ondre Pipkins has movement in his arms and legs after suffering a neck injury this morning, according to a statement released by coach Brady Hoke.

"Ondre injured his neck during practice this morning," the statement reads. "He had movement in all extremities and was taken to U-M Health System for precautionary reasons and evaluation."

Pipkins, 18, is a freshman defensive lineman from Kansas City. The five-star recruit is listed at 6-feet-3, 340 pounds.

He was competing as a backup behind nose tackle Will Campbell

It is the third significant injury of Michigan's camp.

Freshman defensive end Chris Wormley likely will miss the season after tearing his ACL and senior receiver Roy Roundtree had arthroscopic surgery on his knee a week ago.


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