2015 Season Countdown: #90 Chris Fox

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1Jun 2015
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2015 Season Countdown: #90 Chris Fox

Chris Fox (right) is still not 100% healthy.

Name: Chris Fox
Height: 6’6″
Weight: 303 lbs.
High school: Parker (CO) Ponderosa
Position: Offensive guard
Class: Redshirt sophomore
Jersey number: #73
Last year: I ranked Fox #83 and said he would be a backup offensive guard (LINK). He played briefly in one game.

Fox has missed the majority of the last two seasons due to bad knees. A torn ACL wiped out his freshman year, and lingering knee problems took away most of his redshirt freshman season. The only time he saw the field last year was in the season opening blowout victory over Appalachian State.

At this point Fox is rumored to be likely to take a medical hardship sooner or later. He was still on crutches this winter, and he was nowhere to be found for much of the spring. As Jim Harbaugh and his staff look to make way for contributors on both sides of the ball, guys who have to spend years rehabbing might find themselves pushed toward pooping or getting off the pot. With five specific guys likely to hold onto their starting positions, plus another few decent backups, Fox would be on the outside looking in this year, anyway.

Prediction: Medical hardship or backup offensive guard

31May 2015
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2015 Season Countdown: #91 John O’Korn

Houston transfer quarterback John O’Korn (image via Nunes Magician)

Name: John O’Korn
Height: 6’4″
Weight: 220 lbs.
High school/college: Fort Lauderdale (FL) St. Thomas Aquinas, University of Houston
Position: Quarterback
Class: Redshirt sophomore
Jersey number: N/A
Last year: O’Korn played for Houston. He completed 90/173 passes (52%) for 951 yards, 6 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions.

You can find a commitment post for O’Korn here (LINK). Harbaugh and O’Korn showed some immediate mutual interest after Harbaugh was hired and O’Korn, who was displaced as the Cougars’ starter, decided to transfer.

As a non-graduate transfer without any kind of immediate waiver, O’Korn will have to sit out the 2015 season due to NCAA rules. Since he did not redshirt at Houston, this will count as his redshirt year and he will be eligible for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Naturally, a player guaranteed to redshirt is not particularly important to this squad except perhaps as a talented scout team player. He should compete for the starting job beyond this season.

Prediction: Redshirt

3Feb 2012
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International Bowl Participants: Michigan

Terry Richardson, Royce Jenkins-Stone, Devin Funchess, and James Ross all paricipated
in the 2012 International Bowl
(image via MGoBlog.com)

2018
Gemon Green, CB – DeSoto, TX
German Green, S – DeSoto, TX
Hassan Haskins, RB – St. Louis, MO
Luke Schoonmaker, TE – Hamden, CT
Christian Turner, RB – Buford, GA

2017
None

2016
None

2015
Grant Newsome, OT – Vienna, VA

2014
Lawrence Marshall, DE – Southfield, MI

2013
Ben Gedeon, LB – Hudson, OH

2012
Devin Funchess, TE – Farmington Hills, MI
Royce Jenkins-Stone, LB – Detroit, MI
Terry Richardson, CB – Detroit, MI
James Ross, LB – Orchard Lake, MI

2011
Kellen Jones, LB – Houston, TX

2010
N/A

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