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Michigan football's Christian Turner emerges as unselfish threat in RB rotation

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Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press

Michigan football running back Christian Turner waited over a year for his first touchdown.

The redshirt freshman scored on a jet sweep in the Wolverines’ Peach Bowl loss against Florida last season — but the play was wiped out by a penalty.

In Saturday’s 52-0 win over Rutgers, Turner scored on a 7-yard run early in the third quarter. This time, the touchdown stood.

“It was cool,” Turner said. “It took some pressure off. I finally got to the end zone and now I just want to get comfortable with it, get comfortable scoring.