Earlier this week, a report surfaced that fifth-year Michigan senior OT Taylor Lewan was involved in an incident last month following the team’s down-to-the-wire loss to the rival Ohio State Buckeyes in which he punched a Buckeyes fan outside of an Ann Arbor restaurant.
On Wednesday, Lewan spoke to the Detroit News following the team’s practice for the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, and he denied that the incident took place:
“I’m not going to get in too many details — I wasn’t in any fight. I didn’t hit anybody,” Lewan said. “I was really just trying to help out a situation and break up something. I really can’t go into any more details than that.”
Lewan also believes that everything will come out eventually, and he’s focused on the task at hand of Michigan’s bowl game:
“I didn’t hit anybody or do anything like that, so my focus has been here (preparing for the bowl),” Lewan said. “I’m sure the truth will come out, and it will all work out.”
The leader of the Michigan offensive line has not yet been arrested or charged with anything.