Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Funchess

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12Oct 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Funchess

Devin Funchess

For the second week in a row, Devin Funchess caught 7 passes. This time it came against the Detroit Lions in a 27-24 win for the Carolina Panthers. Funchess’s final stats were 7 catches for 54 yards and 1 touchdown.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 30/40 passes for 303 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception in a 19-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Seattle Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 3 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 forced fumble in a 16-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams
  • Rams S Blake Countess made 2 tackles in a 16-10 loss to the Seahawks
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 4 tackles and 1 sack in a 31-7 win over the Arizona Cardinals
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 5 tackles and 2 pass breakups in a 30-17 win over the Oakland Raiders. He has now broken up 4 passes in his last two games.
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 5 tackles and 3 pass breakups in a 35-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Unfortunately, he was also the victim of Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams on the game-winning fade pass.
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 3 tackles and 3 punt returns for 28 yards in a 17-14 loss to the New York Jets
  • Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls carried 8 times for 20 yards in a 16-10 win over the Rams
  • Green Bay Packers LB Jake Ryan made 7 tackles in a 35-31 win over the Cowboys
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Chris Wormley made his NFL debut and made 1 tackle in a 30-17 win over the Raiders
28Sep 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

The GOAT, Tom Brady, had another great game this past weekend. In a 36-33 win over the Houston Texans that he pulled out in the final minutes of the game, Brady was 25/35 for 371 yards and 5 touchdowns.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Los Angeles Rams safety Blake Countess made 2 tackles in a 41-39 win over the San Francisco 49ers
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 4 catches for 58 yards in a 34-13 loss to the New Orleans Saints
  • Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Gedeon made 3 tackles in a 34-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 5 tackles in London as he suffered a 44-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 6 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 28-17 win over the Arizona Cardinals
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 5 tackles in a 31-28 loss to the Indianapolis Colts
20Sep 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wins the award for his performance in a 36-20 win over the New Orleans Saints. Brady was 30/39 for 447 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Cowboys rookie DE Taco Charlton made his first career tackle in a 42-17 loss to the Denver Broncos
  • Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 2 tackles and 1 sack in a 12-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers
  • Rams safety Blake Countess made 2 tackles in a 27-20 loss to the Redskins
  • Seahawks rookie WR Amara Darboh made his first career catch (for 16 yards) in a 12-9 win over the 49ers
  • Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 4 catches for 68 yards in a 9-3 win over the Buffalo Bills
  • Vikings rookie LB Ben Gedeon made 3 tackles in 26-9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Bengals rookie DT Ryan Glasgow made 2 tackles in a 13-9 loss to the Houston Texans
  • Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 4 tackles and 0.5 sacks in a 27-20 loss to the Chiefs
  • Cowboys rookie CB Jourdan Lewis made 6 tackles, 1 interception (for 25 yards), and 1 pass breakup in a 42-17 loss to the Broncos
  • Browns rookie safety Jabrill Peppers made 5 tackles, 1 punt return for 0 yards, and 1 kickoff return for 18 yards in a 24-10 loss to the Ravens
30Apr 2017
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Revisiting Michigan’s 2017 NFL Draftees from High School

In case you’re wondering, what I’ve said about Michigan’s draftees back when they committed to Michigan, here are some links to their commitment posts. I do senior profiles for all players – drafted or not – so these will be linked elsewhere in the coming weeks, but here’s an early look back.

FIRST ROUND

Jabrill Peppers

Taco Charlton

THIRD ROUND

Chris Wormley

Jourdan Lewis

Delano Hill

Amara Darboh

FOURTH ROUND

Ben Gedeon

Ryan Glasgow (no commitment post, since he was a walk-on)

Jehu Chesson

FIFTH ROUND

Jake Butt

SIXTH ROUND

Jeremy Clark

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

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