Michigan coach taken to hospital after suffering medical emergency during game
University of Michigan running backs coach Mike Hart was carted off the field during the Wolverines' game against the Indiana Hoosiers in Bloomington, Indiana.
Hart reportedly suffered a medical emergency in the first quarter and has been taken to a local hospital.
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“Coach Mike Hart has left Memorial Stadium in an ambulance for further evaluation with his wife by his side and he was alert on the stretcher, giving the thumbs up,” sideline reporter Jenny Taft said, according to 247 Sports.
Hart was alert as he was being carted off the field and gave the crowd a thumbs up, according to On3 Sports.
Michigan players could be seen visibly upset on the sidelines, and the game was paused for roughly five minutes as Hart was taken away.
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The 36-year-old was a sixth-round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft out of the school where he has been a coach since last season. He spent three years with the Indianapolis Colts before coaching running backs at five different colleges, including the Hoosiers from 2017-2020, where he was also an associate head coach.
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Hart was named a first-team All-Big Ten player three times.
Fox News' Ryan Morik contributed to this report.