Michigan Wolverines cornerback Blake Countess has been lost for the rest of the 2012 season because of a knee injury, according to a report from Brian Cook of MGoBlog.com. Countess suffered the injury during the Wolverines' 41-14 loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday night.
Countess emerged as a valuable part of Michigan's defense during the latter portion of the 2011 season -- he appeared in all 12 games, but started each of the final six. Countess finished the season with 44 tackles and also broke up six passes. He will use 2012 as a redshirt season and return as a redshirt sophomore in 2013.
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