MICHIGAN FOOTBALL DEVELOPING DEPTH CHART 2017

Seniors: Offense-Mason Cole, Khalid Hill, Michael Hirsch, John O'Korn, Patrick Kugler, Henry Poggi, Wilton Speight ; Defense-Maurice Hurst, Michael McCray, Chase Winovich, and Mike Wroblewski and Special Teams: Garrett Moores

Regents approve $21 million weight lifting facility at Oosterbaan

Observations on the Spring Game on April 15, 2017 (3 Practices at Rome, Italy on April 27, 28, and 29)

Practice Schedule: March 24, 26, 29, 31, April 2, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15 and 18

Observations on Michigan Football Recruiting for 2017

Signing of the Stars at Crisler Arena on February 1 (Signing of the Starts 2017)

Former Michigan Offensive Line Coach Greg Frey has been hired as Running Game Coordinator, and will coach both the offensive line and tight ends; this moved Offensive Coordinator Tim Drevno to coach and coordinator the entire offense with Passing Game Coordinator, Wide Receiver and Quarterbacks Coach, Pep Hamilton, and Jay Harbaugh, the new Running Backs Coach. Sean Magee replaced Tony Tuitoni as Recruiting Coordinator. Kevin Lempa and Scott Turner replaced Rick Finotti, Bam Richards, Dave Adolph, and Jimmie Dougherty as Analysts.

Dave Adolph passed away

Michigan becomes first Division I Football Program to have 3 Assistant Coaches earning over $1 million per year

Drevno signs 5 year, $5 million extension as Offensive Coordinator

Fisch New UCLA Offensive Coordinator Harbaugh hires Pep Hamilton to coach QBs/WRs and Passing Game

Don Brown signs new deal for $1.4 million per year

Michigan Football Coaching Staff

Schedule and Future Schedules

Michigan Football Recruiting

This is Michigan

Michigan Football Visitors: Official and Unofficial

Michigan Football Depth Chart for 2016

Offense

Position 1st Team 2nd Team 2018 Recruits
QB Speight McCaffrey/Peters/Malzone/O'Korn
H-Back Poggi/Hill Hirsch 
RB Johnson Evans/Higdon/Walker/Samuels/Taylor

WR Z

McDoom

Crawford/D.Harris/N.Johnson/Martin

WR X Peoples-Jones Black/Hawkins/Ways/Collins
TE Bunting Wheatley/McKeon/Eubanks 
RT Filiaga Ulizio/Stueber/Honigford/Newsome
RG Onwenu Spanellis/Honigford/Stueber/Hall  Ekiyor
C Ruiz Kugler/Runyan
LG Bredeson Hall
LT Cole Bushell-Beatty/Ulizio

2017 MICHIGAN Football Player

#

Position

Depth

Class

Height

Weight

Status

40 yd.

Vertical

Jump

Bench Press

ACT Composite /SAT Total

High School GPA

Quarterback

Speight
Peters/McCaffrey/Malzone/O'Korn

Speight, Wilton 3 QB 1 Sr. 6'6" 243 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
O'Korn, John 8 QB 2 Sr. 6'4" 215 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
McCaffrey, Dylan n/a QB 3 Fr. 6'5" 196 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Peters, Brandon 18 QB 3 Fr. 6'5" 216 Redshirt 4.85 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Malzone, Alex 10 QB 3 So. 6'2" 224 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Sessa, Michael 6 QB 6 Fr. 6'8" 205 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Wilton Speight is the starter. January Enrollee Dylan McCaffrey, Redshirt Brandon Peters, Alex Malzone, and John O'Korn will compete for backup. Shane Morris transferred to Central Michigan.

Running Back (Tailback)

Drake Johnson
Evans/Higdon/Walker/Samuels/Taylor

Johnson, Drake 20 RB 1 Sr. 6'0" 201 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Evans, Chris 12 RB 2 So. 5'11" 200 Backup 4.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Higdon, Karan 22 RB 2 So. 5'10" 189 Backup 4.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Walker, Kareem 6 RB 2 Fr. 6'1" 207 Redshirt 4.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Samuels, O'Maury n/a RB 5 Fr. 5'11" 190 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hewlett, Joe 27 RB 6 Sr. 6'0" 195 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Taylor, Kurt n/a RB 6 Fr. 5'9" 200 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Drake Johnson will get a 6th Year! Chris Evans and Karan Higdon will also be competing for playing time with RedshirtKareem Walker plus Senior Ty Issac return. Will O'Maury Samuels and Kurt Taylor contribute? Kingston Davis didn't want to move to H-Back for the team so he'll transfer.

H-Back (Fullback)

Poggi/Hill
Hirsch

Comments: Henry Poggi and Khalid Hill return with Walk-on Michael HirschHirsch defies the odds. Ben Mason has committed for 2017; will he start on offense or defense? Tyler Plocki will walk-on. Will Kwity Paye get any reps at H-Back?

Wide Receiver-X


Peoples-Jones
Black/Hawkins/Ways/Collins

Peoples-Jones, Donovan 9 X Wide Receiver 1 Fr. 6'2" 193 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Black, Tarik 17 X Wide Receiver 2 Fr. 6'4" 208 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hawkins, Bradley 86 X Wide Receiver 2 Fr. 6'1" 202 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ways, Maurice 85 X Wide Receiver 2 Jr. 6'3" 217 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Brenner, Austin 28 X Wide Receiver 5 Sr. 6'2" 183 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Martin, Jake 24 X Wide Receiver 5 Fr. 5'11" 195 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Schoenle, Nate 35 X Wide Receiver 5 Fr. 6'2" 185 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Smith, Simone 17 X Wide Receiver 5 Fr. 6'6" 210 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Wangler, Jack 16 X Wide Receiver 5 Sr. 6'1" 200 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
McCurray, Jake n/a X Wide Receiver 5 Fr. 6'0" 180 Walk-on 4.54 n/a n/a n/a n/a

CommentsDonovan Peoples-Jones will be a solid replacement for Amara Darboh. Others who will compete for playing time include January enrollees Tarik Black, Nico Collins and Bradley Hawkins plus holdover Mo Ways. Tarik Black Interview Donovan Peoples-Jones Interview

Wide Receiver-Z

McDoom
Crawford/Harris/N.Johnson/Martin

McDoom, Eddie 13 Z Wide Receiver 1 So. 6'0" 180 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Crawford, Kekoa 1 Z Wide Receiver 2 So. 6'2" 195 Backup 4.62 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Harris, Drake 14 Z Wide Receiver 2 So. 6"4" 188 Backup 4.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Johnson, Nate 25 Z Wide Receiver 2 So. 5'11" 185 Backup 4.47 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Martin, Oliver n/a Z Wide Receiver 2 Fr. 6'1" 195 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Perry, Grant 9 Z Wide Receiver 2 Jr. 6'0" 196 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Latham, Evan n/a Z Wide Receiver 7 Jr. 6'3" 191 Walk-on 4.6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
White, Brendan 25 Z Wide Receiver 7 Jr. 6'1" 191 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Young, Jack n/a Z Wide Receiver 7 Fr. 6'2" 185 Walk-on 4.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Eddie McDoom will battle Kekoa Crawford for the starter. Drake Harris, Oliver Martin and Nate Johnson will also compete for playing time. Will Grant Perry return after dealing with his legal problems and second suspension from the team in 2016? His court case has been adjourned until February 23, and was rescheduled for March 16.  Jack Young, Evan Latham and Jake McCurry will walk-on.

Tight End


Bunting
Wheatley/McKeon/GentryEubanks

Bunting, Ian 89 TE  1 Jr. 6'7" 252 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Wheatley, Tyrone TJ 17 TE  2 So. 6'6" 276 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Eubanks, Nick 18 TE 2 Fr. 6'5" 236 Redshirt 4.69 n/a n/a n/a n/a
McKeon, Sean 84 TE 2 Fr. 6'5" 240 Redshirt n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Edmonds, Conner 86 TE 6 Fr. 6'5" 245 Walk-on 4.82 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ferris, Kenneth 34 TE 6 Jr. 6'5" 237 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Files, Joseph 42 TE 6 Jr. 6'4" 252 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Jokisch, Dan 81 TE 6 Fr. 6'4" 240 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Selzer, Carter n/a TE 6 Fr. 6'8" 225 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hanlon, Chris n/a TE 9 Jr. 6'3" 220 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Veingrad, Ryan n/a TE 9 Jr. 6'4" 248 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Ian Bunting, T.J. Wheatley, Sean McKeon, Zach Gentry, and Nick Eubanks will compete with walk-ons for playing time.  Chris Hanlon, Carter Selzer and Ryan Veingrad will walk on.  Devin Asiasi has transferred to UCLA with Coach Fisch.

Wide Receiver Rotation

Bunting-Peoples-Jones-McDoom

Wheatley-Black-Crawford

Eubanks-Hawkins-Martin

McKeon--Gentry-Ways-Collins-N.Johnson-Harris

Right Tackle


Filiaga
Ulizio/Spanellis/Honigford/Stueber

Filiaga, Chuck 66 RT 1 Fr. 6'6" 335 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ulizio, Nolan 70 RT 2 So. 6'5" 291 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Newsome, Grant 77 RT 3 Jr. 6'7" 318 Injury n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Stueber, Andrew 71 RT 3 Fr. 6'6" 285 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robinson, Greg 79 RT 5 Fr. 6'6" 290 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Chuck Filiaga may be the starter. Nolan Ulizio, Stephan Spanellis, Andrew Stueber, and Joel Honigford will also compete. Will Grant Newsome recover from surgery to contribute by Fall? 

Right Guard


Onwenu
Spanellis

Onwenu, Michael 62 RG 1 So. 6'3" 350 Starter 5.52 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Spanellis, Stephen 72 RG 2 Fr. 6'5" 335 Redshirt n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Honigford, Joel 59 RG 3 Fr. 6'6" 278 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kay, Anthony 65 RG 4 Fr. 6'4" 275 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Speight, Jess n/a RG 4 Fr. 6'4" 275 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vastardis, Andrew 68 RG 6 Fr. 6'3" 305 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Fitzgerald, Sean n/a RG 7 Jr. 6'3" 295 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Michael Onwenu has a good chance to start at Right Guard. Stephen Spanellis, Jon Runyan, Andrew Vastardis, Anthony Kay will battle new recruits for backup and playing time. David Dawson transferred to Iowa State. Will 2018 pledge Emil Ekiyor start on offense or defense? Sean Fitzgerald will walk-on.

Center


Ruiz or Kugler
Runyan

Ruiz, Cesar 52 C 1 Fr. 6'3" 315 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kugler, Patrick 57 C 2 Sr. 6'5" 303 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Runyan, Jon 75 C 2 So. 6'4" 304 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Comments: Cesar Ruiz enrolled January, 2017, and could start; this would move Mason Cole back to Left Tackle. Ruiz Interview Patrick Kugler and Jon Runyan are other candidates.

Left Guard


Bredeson
Hall

Bredeson, Ben 74 LG 1 So. 6'5" 310 Starter 5.31 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hall, JaRaymond 78 LG 2 Fr. 6'5" 282 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Comments: Ben Bredeson will return as starter at Left Guard.  Mason Cole could also figure here; if so, it would move Bredeson to Left Tackle. Jon Runyan, January enrollee JaRaymond Hall will also compete.  JaRaymond Hall

Left Tackle

Cole
Bushell-Beatty/Ulizio

Cole, Mason 52 LT 1 Sr. 6'5" 305 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Bushell-Beatty, Juwann 76 LT 2 Sr. 6'6" 311 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Mason Cole returns to start at Left Tackle. Juwann Bushell-Beatty and Nolan Ulizio plus new recruits (Stueber, Honigford, Hall, etc.) will compete for playing time.

Cole-Bredeson-Ruiz-Onwenu-Filiaga

Bushell-Beatty-Hall-Kugler/Runyan-Spanellis-Ulizio

Honigford-Stueber

Defense

 

DE-Wide Side

Gary

Kemp/Jeter/Malone-Hatcher/Vilain

DE-Strong Side/Buck Linebacker

Winovich R.Jones/R.Johnson/Vilain/S.Johnson/Paye
NT Mone Dwumfour/Solomon/Paea
DT Hurst Marshall/Paea/J.Hudson/Irving-Bey  Hutchinson
OLB-SAM/Nickel/Viper Uche Furbush/Gil/Singleton
ILB-MIKE Bush Wroblewski/Mbem-Bosse/Mason
ILB-WILL McCray Anthony/Ross/Furbush/Singleton   
LCB Long Watson/Washington

RCB

L.Hill

St. Juste/Thomas

FS Kinnel or Metellus Woods/Kelly-Powell  Reese
SS/Viper K.Hudson or Metellus Kelly-Powell/Woods

Nose Tackle


Mone

Solomon/Dwumfour/Paea

Mone, Bryan 90 NT 1 Sr. 6'4" 310 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dwumfour, Michael 50 NT 2 Fr. 6'2" 300 Redshirt n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Paea, Phillip 95 NT 2 Fr. 6'4" 285 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Solomon, Aubrey n/a NT 2 Fr. 6'3" 300 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Comments: Bryan Mone will start. Redshirt Michael Dwumfour will battle Aubrey Solomon for playing time as backup. Philip Paea may also contribute.

Defensive Tackle


Hurst

Marshall/Paea/J.Hudson/Irving-Bey

Hurst, Maurice 73 DT 1 Sr. 6'2" 282 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Marshall, Lawrence 93 DT 2 Sr. 6'4" 280 Backup 4.41 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hudson, James 51 DT 3 Fr. 6'5" 280 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Irving-Bey, Deron 94 DT 3 Fr. 6'5" 282 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Myers, Carl 54 DT 5 Fr. 6'3" 268 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Makki, Salim 53 DT 6 Sr. 6'0" 264 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Mo Hurst will start. Phillip Paea, James Hudson, Deron Irving-Bey and Lawrence Marshall will compete for playing time. Salim Makki and Carl Myers are walk-ons. Aiden Hutchinson has pledged for 2018.

Defensive End-Wide Side

Gary
Jeter/Vilain/Malone-Hatcher/Kemp

Gary, Rashan 3 DE-Wide 1 So. 6'5" 287 Starter 4.86 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kemp, Carlo 2 DE-Wide 2 Fr. 6'3" 255 Redshirt 4.8 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Jeter, Donovan 55 DE-Wide 3 Fr. 6'5" 250 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vilain, Luiji 99 DE-Wide 3 Fr. 6'4" 240 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Rashan Gary is the starter; January enrollees Donovan Jeter and Corey Malone-Hatcher will battle Carlo Kemp and Luiji Vilain for backup. Jeter Interview Corey Malone-Hatcher

Defensive End-Strong Side/Buck Linebacker


Winovich

Kemp/R.Johnson/R.Jones/S.Johnson/Paye

Winovich, Chase 15 DE/Buck LB 1 Jr. 6'3" 246 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Jones, Reuben 4 DE/Buck LB 2 So. 6'4" 222 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Johnson, Ron 17 DE/Buck LB 3 Fr. 6'4" 245 Redshirt 4.6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Malone-Hatcher, Corey 43 DE/Buck LB 4 Fr. 6'3" 246 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Paye, Kwity 44 DE/Buck LB 4 Fr. 6'4" 235 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Drbocky, Dane 82 DE/Buck LB 6 Fr. 6'3" 234 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Johnson, Shelton 7 DE/Buck LB 6 So. 6'5" 212 Backup 4.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robertson, Cheyenn 92 DE/Buck LB 6 So. 6'3" 238 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

CommentsChase Winovich returns as Buck Linebacker. Reuben Jones, Carlo Kemp, Ron Johnson, Luiji Vilain, Kwity Paye, and Shelton Johnson will all compete for backup.

Winovich-Mone-Hurst-Gary

R.Jones-Solomon-Marshall-Kemp

R.Johnson-Paea-Dwumfour-Hudson/Irving-Bey-Vilain/Jeter

R.Jones-Paea-Marshall-Hudson

S.Johnson-R.Johnson-Malone-Hatcher-S.Johnson-Paye-Irving-Bey

Outside Linebacker-SAM/Viper

Uche (Metellus)
Furbush/Gil/Singleton

Metellus, Josh 14 OLB-SAM 1 So. 6'0" 204 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Furbush, Noah 59 OLB-SAM 2 So. 6'5" 238 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Gil, Devin 36 OLB-SAM 2 Fr. 6'2" 230 Redshirt 4.72 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Singleton, Drew 46 OLB-SAM 2 Fr. 6'2" 215 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Uche, Joshua 35 OLB-SAM 2 Fr. 6'3" 217 Backup 4.6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Offerdahl, Jameson 56 OLB-SAM 5 Jr. 6'2" 214 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Josh Metellus, Noah Furbush, Joshua Uche, Josh Ross, Drew Singleton and Devin Gil will compete at OLB-SAM. Adam Fakih, Adam Shibley and Tyler Plocki will walk on.

Inside Linebacker-MIKE


Bush or Wroblewski
Mbem-Bosse/Mason/Anthony

Bush, Devin 10 ILB-MIKE 1 So. 5'11" 232 Starter 4.7 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Wroblewski, Mike 46 ILB-MIKE 2 Sr. 6'2" 242 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mbem-Bosse, Elysee 52 ILB-MIKE 3 So. 6'3" 215 Backup 4.61 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mason, Ben 41 ILB-MIKE 4 Fr. 6'2.5" 247 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Devin Bush competes with Walk-on Mike Wroblewski for starter with Elysee Mbem-Bosse, January enrollee Ben Mason and Jordan Anthony also competing for playing time. Ben Mason interview Wyatt Shallman has transferred.

Inside Linebacker-WILL


McCray
Anthony/Ross

McCray, Michael 9 ILB-WILL 1 Sr. 6'4" 248 Starter 4.6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Anthony, Jordan 42 ILB-WILL 2 Fr. 6'1" 226 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Dunaway, Jack 88 ILB-WILL 2 Jr. 6'3" 222 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Ross, Joshua 45 ILB-WILL 4 Fr. 6'1.5" 221 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Wangler, Jared 38 ILB-WILL 4 So. 6'2" 229 Backup 4.51 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Bush, Pete 51 ILB-WILL 6 Fr. 6'2" 210 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Fakih, Adam n/a ILB-WILL 6 Jr. 6'2" 210 Walk-on 4.69 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kaminski, Alex 58 ILB-WILL 6 Sr. 5'11" 209 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Shibley, Adam n/a ILB-WILL 6 Jr. 6'1" 225 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

CommentsMichael McCray returns as the starter.  Jordan Anthony, Joshua Ross, and Drew Singleton have pledged for 2017. Jack Dunaway has been impressive in the winter drills, and could also see action. Dytarious Johnson went to Prep School, and planned to enroll in January, but signed with Eastern Illinois.

McCray-Bush-Uche (Metellus)

Anthony-Wroblewski-Furbush (Hudson)

Ross/Dunaway-Mbem-Bosse/Mason-Gil/Singleton (Glasgow)

Defensive Back-Wideside (LCB )


L.Hill/Watson
Thomas/St. Juste

Long, David 22 LCB 1 Fr. 5'11" 187 Starter 4.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Watson, Brandon 28 LCB 2 Sr. 5'11" 203 Backup 4.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Thomas, Ambry 1 LCB 3 Fr. 5'11.5" 174 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: LaVert Hill and January enrollees Ambry Thomas and Benjamin St. Juste compete with 2016 redshirt David Long and Backup Brandon Watson compete for starter. Ambry Thomas Jared Davis, Josh Wilk and Hunter Reynolds will walk-on. Benjamin St. Juste Interview  Ambry Thomas will wear the #1 jersey!

Defensive Back-Shortside (RCB)

Long/Watson
Washington/St. Juste/Thomas

Hill, LaVert 24 RCB 1 So. 5'11" 168 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
St. Juste, Benjamin 8 RCB 2 Fr. 6'3" 188 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Washington, Keith 6 RCB 3 So. 6'2" 170 Backup 4.3 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Davis, Jared n/a RCB 5 Fr. 6'0" 185 Walk-on 4.66 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Krupp, Taylor 36 RCB 5 Sr. 6'1" 186 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Mitchell, Matt 20 RCB 5 Fr. 5'10" 186 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Reynolds, Hunter n/a RCB 5 Jr. 6'0" 185 Walk-on 4.54 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Wilson, Tru 27 RCB 5 Fr. 5'10" 190 Walk-on 4.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: David Long and Brandon Watson battle for the starter.  They will be pressed by January enrollees Ambry Thomas and Benjamin St. Juste along with 2016 backup Keith Washington.

Free Safety


Kinnel
Woods/Watson/Metellus

Kinnel, Tyree 23 FS 1 Jr. 5'11" 206 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kelly-Powell, Jaylen 5 FS 2 Fr. 6'0" 180 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Woods, J'Marick 1 FS 2 Fr. 6'3" 205 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cochran, Tyler 30 FS 4 Fr. 6'1" 190 Walk-on 4.52 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Grodman, Louis 24 FS 4 Jr. 5'11" 183 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
West, Jacob 41 FS 4 Jr. 6'1" 195 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Wilk, Josh n/a FS 7 Fr. 5'11" 185 Walk-on 4.6 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: January enrollees J'Marick Woods and Jaylen Kelly-Powell will battle 2016 backups Josh Metellus, Brandon Watson and Tyree Kinnel will compete for playing time. Otis Reese had pledged for 2018!  Jaylen Kelly-Powell Interview J'Marick Woods Interview

Strong Safety


K.Hudson
Kelly-Powell/Metellus/Glasgow

Hudson, Khaleke 7 SS/Viper 1 So. 6'0" 205 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Glasgow, Jordan 29 SS/Viper 2 So. 6'1" 210 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Kelly-Powell, Jaylen 5 SS/Viper 2 Fr. 6'0" 180 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Metellus, Josh 14 SS/Viper 2 So. 6'0" 204 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Woods, J'Marick 1 SS/Viper 2 Fr. 6'3" 205 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Comments: Khaleke Hudson is the front runner to start at Strong Safety. Josh Metellus plus January enrollees J'Marick Woods and Jaylen Kelly-Powell will compete for playing time with 2016 backups Tyree Kinnel and Brandon Watson. 

Defensive Back Rotation

Long-K.Hudson-Metellus-Kinnel/Watson-L.Hill

Thomas-J.Glasgow/Woods-Kelly-Powell-St. Juste/Washington

Special Teams

 

PK

Nordin

Tice/Foug/Seychel

P Hart/Robbins Nordin/Tice
Kickoffs Nordin Tice
Snapper Robinson/Cheeseman/Baldeck Deeg 
Holder Moores McCaffrey/O'Korn/Peters/Speight
Punt Returns Evans Peoples-Jones/Long 
Kickoff Returns Evans/McDoom/Peoples-Jones

Crawford/Thomas/Long/Samuels

Placekicker/Field Goals/Extra Points/Kickoffs

Nordin
Tice

Nordin, Quinn 15 PK 1 Fr. 6'1" 205 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Tice, Ryan 41 PK 2 So. 6'1" 170 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Foug, James 31 PK 3 Jr. 5'11" 175 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Seychel, Kyle 31 PK 4 Sr. 6'2" 171 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Redshirt Quinn Nordin has the inside track to start at placekicker, 2017-2020.

Long Snapper


Robinson/Baldeck/Cheeseman
Deeg 

Robinson, Andrew 50 Snapper 1 So. 6'0" 221 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Cheeseman, Camaron 38 Snapper 2 Fr. 6'4" 225 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Deeg, Bradley 38 Snapper 3 Jr. 6'0" 176 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Baldeck, Matt n/a Snapper 4 Fr. 6'0" 220 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Comments: Andrew Robinson started for punt snaps, will he become the new snapper? Will Cameron Cheeseman emerge as the starter? Matt Baldeck has committed. Scott Sypniewski transferred to Vanderbilt.

Holder

Moores
O'Korn/McCaffrey/Peters/Speight

Moores, Garrett 15 Holder 1 Sr. 6'5" 217 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
McCaffrey, Dylan 12 Holder 2 Fr. 6'5" 196 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
O'Korn, John 8 Holder 2 Jr. 6'4" 215 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Peters, Brandon 18 Holder 2 Fr. 6'5" 216 Backup 4.85 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Speight, Wilton 3 Holder 2 Sr. 6'6" 243 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Malzone, Alex 10 Holder 5 So. 6'2" 224 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Garrett Moores returns as starter.

Punter

Hart/Robbins
Nordin

Hart, Will 17 P 1 Fr. 6'3" 190 Walk-on n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Nordin, Quinn 15 P 2 Fr. 6'1" 205 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbins, Brad n/a P 2 Fr. 6'2" 180 Walk-on 4.56 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Will Hart and Brad Robbins compete for the new Wolverine punter. 

Punt Returns


Evans
Peoples-Jones/Crawford

Evans, Chris 12 PR 1 So. 5'11" 200 Starter 4.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Crawford, Kekoa 1 PR 2 So. 6'2" 195 Backup 4.62 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Running Backs, Wide Receivers and Defensive Backs including Chris Evans, Kekoa Crawford, Donovan Peoples-Jones and others will try out to give us a threat on returns.

Kickoff Returns


Evans/Peoples-Jones/McDoom
Crawford/Long/Thomas/Samuels 

Crawford, Kekoa 1 KOR 1 So. 6'2" 195 Starter 4.62 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Evans, Chris 12 KOR 1 So. 5'11" 200 Starter 4.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Peoples-Jones, Donovan 9 KOR 1 Fr. 6'2" 193 Starter n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Long, David 22 KOR 2 Fr. 5'11" 187 Backup 4.4 n/a n/a n/a n/a
McDoom, Eddie 13 KOR 2 So. 6'0" 180 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Perry, Grant 9 KOR 2 So. 6'0" 196 Backup n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Thomas, Ambry 1 KOR 2 Fr. 5'11.5" 174 Recruit n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a

Comments: Running Backs, Wide Receivers and Defensive Backs including Chris Evans, Donovan Peoples-Jones, Eddie McDoom, Kekoa Crawford, David Long, Ambry Thomas, O'Maury Samuels and others will try out to give us a threat on returns.

Walk-Ons 2017
Baldeck, Matt n/a Snapper 4 Fr. 6'0" 220
Beneducci, Joe 30 H-Back 4 Sr. 5'9" 212
Brenner, Austin 28 X Wide Receiver 6 Sr. 6'2" 183
Bush, Pete 51 ILB-WILL 6 Fr. 6'2" 210
Cheeseman, Camaron 38 Snapper 2 Fr. 6'4" 225
Chu, Brian 35 H-Back 6 Sr. 5'10" 223
Cochran, Tyler 30 FS 4 Fr. 6'1" 190
Davis, Jared n/a RCB 5 Fr. 6'0" 185
Deeg, Bradley 38 Snapper 3 Jr. 6'0" 176
Dickow, Spencer 39 H-Back 6 Jr. 6'0" 237
Drbocky, Dane 82 DE/Buck LB 6 Fr. 6'3" 234
Dunaway, Jack 88 ILB-WILL 2 Jr. 6'3" 222
Edmonds, Conner 86 TE 6 Fr. 6'5" 245
Fakih, Adam n/a ILB-WILL 6 Jr. 6'2" 210
Ferris, Kenneth 34 TE 6 Jr. 6'5" 237
Files, Joseph 42 TE 6 Jr. 6'4" 252
Fitzgerald, Sean n/a RG 7 Jr. 6'3" 295
Foug, James 31 PK 3 Jr. 5'11" 175
Glasgow, Jordan 29 SS/Viper 2 So. 6'1" 210
Grodman, Louis 24 FS 4 Jr. 5'11" 183
Hanlon, Chris n/a TE 9 Jr. 6'3" 220
Hart, Will 17 P 1 Fr. 6'3" 190
Hewlett, Joe 27 RB 8 Sr. 6'0" 195
Hirsch, Michael 41 H-Back 3 Sr. 6'1" 245
Jokisch, Dan 81 TE 6 Fr. 6'4" 240
Kaminski, Alex 58 ILB-WILL 6 Sr. 5'11" 209
Kay, Anthony 65 RG 4 Fr. 6'4" 275
Krupp, Taylor 36 RCB 5 Sr. 6'1" 186
Latham, Evan n/a Z Wide Receiver 7 Jr. 6'3" 191
Makki, Salim 53 DT 6 Sr. 6'0" 264
Martin, Jake 24 X Wide Receiver 6 Fr. 5'11" 195
McCurray, Jake n/a X Wide Receiver 7 Fr. 6'0" 180
Mitchell, Matt 20 RCB 5 Fr. 5'10" 186
Moores, Garrett 15 Holder 1 Sr. 6'5" 217
Myers, Carl 54 DT 5 Fr. 6'3" 268
Offerdahl, Jameson 56 OLB-SAM 5 Jr. 6'2" 214
Plocki, Tyler n/a H-Back 4 Fr. 6'1" 215
Reynolds, Hunter n/a RCB 5 Jr. 6'0" 185
Robbins, Brad n/a P 2 Fr. 6'2" 180
Robertson, Cheyenn 92 DE/Buck LB 6 So. 6'3" 238
Robinson, Andrew 50 Snapper 1 So. 6'0" 221
Robinson, Greg 79 RT 5 Fr. 6'6" 290
Schoenle, Nate 35 X Wide Receiver 6 Fr. 6'2" 185
Selzer, Carter n/a TE 6 Fr. 6'8" 225
Sessa, Michael 6 QB 6 Fr. 6'8" 205
Seychel, Kyle 31 PK 4 Sr. 6'2" 171
Shibley, Adam n/a ILB-WILL 6 Jr. 6'1" 225
Smith, Simone 17 X Wide Receiver 6 Fr. 6'6" 210
Speight, Jess n/a RG 4 Fr. 6'4" 275
Tice, Ryan 41 PK 2 So. 6'1" 170
Vastardis, Andrew 68 RG 6 Fr. 6'3" 305
Veingrad, Ryan n/a TE 9 Jr. 6'4" 248
Volk, Nick 40 H-Back 6 Sr. 5'11" 250
Wangler, Jack 16 X Wide Receiver 6 Sr. 6'1" 200
West, Jacob 41 FS 4 Jr. 6'1" 195
White, Brendan 25 Z Wide Receiver 7 Jr. 6'1" 191
Wilk, Josh n/a FS 7 Fr. 5'11" 185
Wilson, Tru 27 RCB 5 Fr. 5'10" 190
Wroblewski, Mike 46 ILB-MIKE 2 Sr. 6'2" 242
Young, Jack n/a Z Wide Receiver 7 Fr. 6'2" 185
So far, new walk-ons include: Jared Davis, Adam Fakih, Sean Fitzgerald, Chris Hanlon, Evan Latham, Jake McCurry, Tyler Plocki, Hunter Reynolds, Brad Robbins, Adam Shibley, Jess Speight, Ryan Veingrad, Josh Wilk, and Jack Young

Michigan Football Schedule-2017

September 2 Florida at Dallas

September 9 Cincinnati

September 16 Air Force

September 23 at Purdue

September 30 Open

October 7 Michigan State

October 14 at Indiana

October 21 at Penn State

October 28 Rutgers

November 4 Minnesota

November 11 at Maryland

November 18 at Wisconsin

November 25 Ohio State

December 2 Big Ten Championship

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