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Former USC running back Ty Issac finally breaks through in Michigan opener

Former USC running back Ty Issac finally breaks through in Michigan opener

Michigan waited many weeks for Ty Isaac to become a player.

One week into the season, he took care of that.

He ran for 114 yards on 11 carries Saturday in No. 11 Michigan's 33-17 season-opening victory over Florida.

“He had a terrific game,” Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said. “He's going to be our offensive player of the week. He really got us going with some off-schedule third-down plays.”

Said Isaac: “It was one of the things I wanted to accomplish. To me, it's a big thing, not necessarily as a personal goal. It's just that you know you did a lot for the team, and that's what I'm happiest about this weekend.”

It's been a long time coming for Isaac, a...

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