Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

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1Dec 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

Brandon Graham

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham made 5 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 forced fumble in a 31-3 win over the hapless Chicago Bears. That’s sack #7 on the year.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 18/28 for 227 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 1 interception in a 35-17 win over the Miami Dolphins
  • Seattle Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 2 tackles and 0.5 sacks in a 24-13 win over the San Francisco 49ers
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 7 catches for a career-high 108 yards in a 35-27 win over the New York Jets
  • Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Gedeon made 3 tackles in a 30-23 win over the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 3 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 23-16 win over the Houston texans
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 2 tackles in a 28-6 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers
  • San Francisco 49ers OT Erik Magnuson started his second career game in a 24-13 loss to the Seahawks
  • Cleveland Browns FS Jabrill Peppers made 7 tackles and 1 punt return for 13 yards in a 30-16 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals
  • Green Bay Packers LB Jake Ryan made 8 tackles in a 31-28 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Jacksonville Jaguars SS Jarrod Wilson made 2 tackles in a 27-24 loss to the Arizona Cardinals
7Nov 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Taco Charlton

Taco Charlton

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Taco Charlton made his first career sack in a 28-17 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • This isn’t really honorable mention, but Denver Broncos TE Jake Butt was put on injured reserve and won’t return this season after tearing his ACL in Michigan’s bowl game against Florida State
  • Kansas City Chiefs WR Jehu Chesson made his first career catch, a 10-yarder, in a 28-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys
  • Los Angeles Rams safety Blake Countess made 3 tackles in a 51-17 win over the New York Giants
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess caught 5 passes for 86 yards in a 20-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons
  • Cincinnati Bengals DT Ryan Glasgow made 2 tackles in a 23-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 5 tackles in 51-23 win over the Denver Broncos
  • San Francisco 49ers CB Leon Hall made 4 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 20-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 4 tackles in a 23-20 loss to the Tennessee Titans
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 2 tackles in a 28-17 win over the Chiefs
  • San Francisco 49ers OT Erik Magnuson started his first career game in that 20-10 loss to the Cardinals
  • Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls ran 9 times for 39 yards and caught 2 passes for 31 yards in a 17-14 loss to the Washington Redskins
27Sep 2017
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U.S. Army All-American Bowl Participants: Michigan

Donovan Peoples-Jones

For your viewing pleasure, here’s a comprehensive list of Michigan’s commitments who were selected for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

2018
Emil Ekiyor, OG – Indianapolis, IN**
Aidan Hutchinson, DE – Dearborn, MI**
Jalen Mayfield, OT – Grand Rapids, MI**
Cameron McGrone, LB – Indianapolis, IN**

2017
Tarik Black, WR – Cheshire, CT
Chuck Filiaga, OT – Aledo, TX
Deron Irving-Bey, DE – Flint, MI
Dylan McCaffrey, QB – Littleton, CO
Donovan Peoples-Jones, WR – Detroit, MI
Aubrey Solomon, DT – Leesburg, GA
Ambry Thomas, CB – Detroit, MI

2016
Devin Asiasi, TE – Concord, CA
Dylan Crawford, WR – Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Lavert Hill, CB – Detroit, MI
David Long Jr., CB – Los Angeles, CA
Michael Onwenu, OG – Detroit, MI
Brandon Peters, QB – Avon, IN

2015
None

2014
Mason Cole, OG – Tarpon Springs, FL

Hit the jump for the rest of the U.S. Army Bowl participants to play for Michigan since 2001.
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29Apr 2017
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2017 NFL Draft Results for Michigan

Here are the 2017 NFL Draft destinations for former Michigan Wolverines:

2017
1st round: Jabrill Peppers – S – Cleveland Browns (#25 overall)
1st round: Taco Charlton – DE – Dallas Cowboys (#28 overall)
3rd round: Chris Wormley – DT – Baltimore Ravens (#74 overall)
3rd round: Jourdan Lewis – CB – Dallas Cowboys (#92 overall)
3rd round: Delano Hill – S – Seattle Seahawks (#95 overall)
3rd round: Amara Darboh – WR – Seattle Seahawks (#106 overall)
4th round: Ben Gedeon – LB – Minnesota Vikings (#120 overall)
4th round: Ryan Glasgow – DT – Cincinnati Bengals (#138 overall)
4th round: Jehu Chesson – WR – Kansas City Chiefs (#139 overall)
5th round: Jake Butt – TE – Denver Broncos (#145 overall)
6th round: Jeremy Clark – CB – New York Jets (#197 overall)

UNDRAFTED FREE AGENTS
Kenny Allen, P/K – Baltimore Ravens
Pharaoh Brown, TE – Oakland Raiders**
Matt Godin, DT – Houston Texans
Kyle Kalis, OL – Washington Redskins
Erik Magnuson, OL – San Francisco 49ers
Ondre Pipkins, DT – Washington Redskins*
De’Veon Smith, RB – Miami Dolphins
Channing Stribling, CB – Cleveland Browns
Dymonte Thomas, S – Denver Broncos

*Finished his college career at Texas Tech
**Played his college career at Oregon

25Mar 2017
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Michigan 2017 Pro Day Results

Dymonte Thomas (image via MLive)

Several Wolverines participated in the NFL Combine a couple weeks ago (LINK), and I broke down the winners and losers from the Combine (LINK). Michigan held its pro day on Friday, and there were numerous big NFL names at Al Glick Fieldhouse to check it out:

  • Bears defensive backs coach Ed Donatell
  • Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis
  • Dolphins executive vice president Mike Tannenbaum
  • Jets head coach Todd Bowles
  • Lions head coach Jim Caldwell and general manager Bob Quinn
  • Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia
  • Ravens head coach John Harbaugh
  • Saints head coach Sean Payton
  • Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin
  • Texans defensive line coach Anthony Weaver
  • Titans head coach Mike Mularkey and head coach Jon Robinson

In total, there were reportedly going to be representatives from all 32 teams at the pro day.

Here are some notable performances from Michigan’s players:

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