Visitors: February 16-18, 2019

Posts under: Blog


18Feb 2019
Blog, homepage 1 comment

Visitors: February 16-18, 2019

2020

Demon Clowney – DE – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Clowney is a 6’4″, 225 lb. prospect with offers from Clemson, Georgia, LSU, and Michigan, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #5 weakside end, and #78 overall. 

Blake Corum – RB – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Corum is a 5’9″, 180 lb. prospect with offers from Georgia, Maryland, and Michigan, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #18 running back, and #210 overall. 

Luke Hill – CB – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Hill is a 5’11”, 180-pounder with offers from Alabama, Clemson, and Florida, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #7 cornerback, and #59 overall. 

Traeshon Holden – WR – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Holden is a 6’3″, 195-pounder with offers from Alabama, Florida, Michigan, and West Virginia, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #43 wide receiver, and #235 overall. His crystal ball is 100% for WVU right now.

KeAndre Lambert – WR – Norfolk (VA) Maury: Lambert is a 6’1″, 167 lb. prospect with offers from Clemson, Florida, Notre Dame, and others. He’s a 4-star, the #35 wide receiver, and #188 overall. He claims a 4.56 forty and a 36″ vertical. Right now both of his crystal ball picks are for Virginia Tech. He has named Michigan to his top 11.

Micah Mazzccua – OG – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Mazzccua is a 6’5″, 289-pounder with offers from Maryland, Michigan, Syracuse, and Temple. As a transfer from Philadelphia, he’s not quite as highly touted or well known as a lot of the other St. Frances Academy prospects.

Braiden McGregor – DE – Port Huron (MI) Northern: McGregor is a 6’5″, 248 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, and Notre Dame, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #20 strongside end, and #330 overall. His crystal ball is split between the Wolverines and the Fighting Irish.

Justin Rogers – OG – Oak Park (MI) Oak Park: Rogers is a 6’2″, 311-pounder with offers from Georgia, LSU, Michigan, and Ohio State, among others. He’s a 5-star, the #1 offensive guard, and #16 overall. His crystal ball is 53% for Georgia and 47% for Ohio State right now.

Osman Savage – LB – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Savage is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Michael Statham – OT – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Statham is a 6’6″, 300-pounder with offers from LSU, Maryland, Michigan, and Missouri, among others. 

Brandon Taylor – DE – Lima (OH) Lima: Taylor is a 6’4″, 240 lb. prospect with offers from Cincinnati, Michigan State, and South Florida, along with a bunch of MAC schools. 

2021

Clinton Burton, Jr. – CB – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Burton is a 5’11”, 170 lb. prospect with offers from Duke, Maryland, and Michigan, among others. 

Jimmy Gillette – QB – St. Joseph (MI) St. Joseph: Gillette is a 5’10”, 160 lb. prospect with no offers at this time.

Aaron Willis – LB – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances: Willis is a 6’0″, 200 lb. prospect who committed to Virginia Tech in September of 2018. He also has offers from Clemson, LSU, and Michigan.

17Feb 2019
Blog, homepage 1 comment

Morning Roundup: February 17, 2019

Tom Brady

I posted a list of Michigan’s all-time career interception leaders (LINK).

Football Outsiders handed out awards for the 2018 NFL season (LINK). Tom Brady has three-peated as the player most likely to decline next year, so look out for 2019 when the wheels fall off.

Over on Football Study Hall, Ian Boyd asks what it means to have a balanced offense (LINK).

16Feb 2019
Blog, homepage 1 comment

American Alliance of Football: Week 2

Denard Robinson (image via Twitter)

With no actual NFL or college football being played, I’m still keeping my eye on the AAF.

Saturday, February 16, at 2:00 p.m. EST: Birmingham Iron (Ty Isaac) @ Salt Lake Stallions (no Michigan players) on TNT

Saturday, February 16, at 8:00 p.m. EST: Arizona Hotshots (no Michigan players) @ Memphis Express (Channing Stribling) on NFL Network

Sunday, February 17, at 4:00 p.m. EST: Orlando Apollos (De’Veon Smith) @ San Antonio Commanders (Matt Godin) on CBS Sports Network

Sunday, February 17, at 6:00 p.m. at 8:00 p.m. EST: Atlanta Legends (Denard Robinson) @ San Diego Fleeet (no Michigan players) on NFL Network

15Feb 2019
Blog, homepage 8 comments

All-Time Interception Leaders

Tom Curtis (image via Pinterest)

Not long ago, I posted a list of the players with the most interception returns for touchdowns in Michigan history (LINK). Here I present the all-time interception leaders for the Wolverines. I meant to post the top 25 only, but the 25th spot is shared by 19 guys. UPDATE: I have added a few names from Michigan’s record book.

  1. 25 – Tom Curtis (1967-1969)
  2. 18 – Charles Woodson (1995-1997)
  3. 13 – Wally Teninga (1945-1949)
  4. 12 – Gene Derricotte (1944-1948)
  5. 12 – Leon Hall (2003-2006)
  6. 11 – Brad Cochran (1983-1985)
  7. 11 – Vada Murray (1988-1990)
  8. 11 – DeWayne Patmon (1997-2000)
  9. 10 – Charlie Lentz (1948-1949)
  10. 10 – Keith Bostic (1980-1982)
  11. 10 – Evan Cooper (1981-1983)
  12. 10 – Lance Dottin (1988-1991)
  13. 10 – Marcus Ray (1995-1998)
  14. 9 – David Brown (1972-1974)
  15. 9 – Mike Jolly (1977-1979)
  16. 9 – Marlin Jackson (2001-2004)
  17. 8 – Dwight Hicks (1975-1977)
  18. 8 – Tony Jackson (1980-1981)
  19. 8 – Tripp Welborne (1988-1990)
  20. 8 – Ty Law (1993-1994)
  21. 8 – Todd Howard (2000-2001)
  22. 7 – Thomas Darden (1969-1971)
  23. 7 – Marion Body (1980-1982)
  24. 7 – Shonte Peoples (1991-1993)
  25. 7 – Steve Morrison (1991-1994)
  26. 7 – Markus Curry (2002-2004)
  27. 7 – Morgan Trent (2005-2008)
  28. 6 – Brian Healy (1967-1969)
  29. 6 – Tom Drake (1973-1974)
  30. 6 – Jerry Zuyer (1976)
  31. 6 – Jim Pickens (1975-1977)
  32. 6 – Michael Harden (1976-1979)
  33. 6 – Andy Cannavino (1978-1980)
  34. 6 – Brian Carpenter (1980-1981)
  35. 6 – Mike Mallory (1983-1984)
  36. 6 – Ivan Hicks (1984-1986)
  37. 6 – Doug Mallory (1984-1987)
  38. 6 – Clarence Thompson (1993-1995)
  39. 6 – James Whitley (1998-2000)
  40. 6 – Garland Rivers (2004-2006)
  41. 6 – Donovan Warren (2007-2009)
  42. 6 – Thomas Gordon (2011-2013)
  43. 6 – Raymon Taylor (2012-2013)
  44. 6 – Blake Countess (2013)
  45. 6 – Jourdan Lewis (2014-2016)
  46. 6 – Channing Stribling (2015-2016)

In case you’re wondering, the current players on the roster most likely to join this list are Lavert Hill (3 career interceptions), Josh Metellus (3), Khaleke Hudson (2), and Ambry Thomas (1).

This was originally posted on February 15, 2019.