Michigan RB Toussaint Pleas to Misdemeanor

By | August 29, 2012

On Tuesday, Michigan RB Fitzgerald Toussaint pleaded guilty to driving while visibly impaired, a misdemeanor, in Saline District Court. The original charge Toussaint faced was a DUI he received on July 23. Toussaint had a blood alcohol level of .12. Toussaint’s sentencing will take place on Oct. 23. Toussaint may receive a maximum fine of 93 days in jail, $300 fine (plus court costs), and 360 hours of community service.

As of Tuesday night, Michigan coach Brady Hoke has not yet announced whether Toussaint will start against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Michigan season opener in Dallas. Toussaint was listed as the starting running back on Monday’s depth chart.