Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

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15Nov 2018
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

Brandon Graham

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham made 5 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss in a 27-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. He has 27 tackles and 3 sacks this season.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 21/41 for 254 yards, 0 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions in a 34-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans.
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 3 catches for 32 yards in a 52-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Seattle Seahawks S Delano Hill made 5 tackles in a 36-31 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
  • Oakland Raiders DT Maurice Hurst, Jr. made 4 tackles and 1 sack in a 20-6 loss to the Los Angeles Changers.
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 5 tackles, 2 kickoff returns for 41 yards, and 1 punt return for 6 yards in a 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
18Oct 2018
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Frank Clark

Frank Clark (image via MLive)

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark made 4 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and 2 forced fumbles in a 27-3 win over the Oakland Raiders.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 24/35 for 340 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception, along with a 4-yard rushing touchdown, in a 43-40 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Los Angeles Rams safety Blake Countess made 1 tackle and 1 kickoff return for 31 yards in a 23-20 win over the Denver Broncos.
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess caught 5 passes for 74 yards and 1 touchdown in a 23-17 loss to the Washington Redskins.
  • Oakland Raiders CB Leon Hall made 5 tackles in the 27-3 loss to the Seahawks.
  • Raiders DT Maurice Hurst, Jr. made 1 tackle and 1 pass breakup in the loss.
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 4 tackles, 3 kickoff returns for 71 yards (23.8 yards/return), and 4 punt returns for 51 yards (12.7 yards/return) in a 38-14 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.
  • Minnesota Vikings P Matt Wile punted 5 times for 225 yards (45 yards/punt) in a 27-17 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Chris Wormley made his first career sack in a 21-0 win over the Tennessee Titans.
13Sep 2018
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

Tom Brady

The 41-year-old Tom Brady completed 26/39 passes for 277 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 1 interception in a 27-20 New England Patriots win over the Houston Texans. The Patriots are 1-0.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Jake Butt, TE (Denver Broncos): Butt made 2 catches for 29 yards in a 24-20 win over the Seattle Seahawks, which was Butt’s debut after he missed the 2017 season with a torn ACL.
  • Taco Charlton, DE (Dallas Cowboys): Charlton made 3 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 16-8 loss to the Carolina Panthers.
  • Frank Clark, DE (Seattle Seahawks): Clark made 1 tackle and 1 sack in the 24-20 loss to the Cowboys.
  • Mason Cole, C (Arizona Cardinals): Cole started at center in his first game, a 24-6 loss to the Washington Redskins.
  • Devin Funchess, WR (Carolina Panthers): Funchess made 3 catches for 41 yards in a 16-8 win over the Cowboys.
  • Ben Gedeon, LB (Minnesota Vikings): Gedeon made 5 tackles in a 24-16 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Ryan Glasgow, DT (Cincinnati Bengals): Glasgow made 6 tackles in a 34-23 win over the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Leon Hall, CB (Oakland Raiders): Hall made 6 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 33-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
  • Maurice Hurst, Jr., DT (Oakland Raiders): Hurst made 5 tackles in the 33-13 loss to the Rams.
  • Jabrill Peppers, S (Cleveland Browns): Peppers made 6 tackles, 1 fumble recovery for 15 yards, 1 kickoff return for 24 yards, 1 punt return for 15 yards in a 21-21 tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Matt Wile, P (Minnesota Vikings): Wile punted 6 times for a 38.3-yard average, including four punts inside the 20-yard line.
28Apr 2018
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NFL Draft Results, UDFA Signings

Maurice Hurst, Jr.

Here’s a brief summary of the draft and post-draft activities for Michigan players:

DRAFTED PLAYERS
3rd round: Mason Cole – C – Arizona Cardinals (#97 overall)
5th round: Maurice Hurst, Jr. – DT – Oakland Raiders (#140 overall)

UNDRAFTED FREE AGENTS
Khalid Hill – FB – Seattle Seahawks
Mike McCray II – LB – Miami Dolphins
John O’Korn – QB – Detroit Lions
Kyle Bosch – C/OG – Carolina Panthers*

Congratulations to all these guys for getting a chance to play at the next level!

*Bosch played his final three seasons at West Virginia after starting his career at Michigan

25Apr 2018
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2018 NFL Draft Preview: Michigan

Maurice Hurst, Jr.

The first round of the 2018 NFL Draft will be taking place on Thursday evening, April 26. I don’t know about you, but this is one of the top few biggest sporting events of the year for me.

There aren’t many players leaving from a young Michigan team, so this is a much shorter list than it was in 2017. I posted their Pro Day results back in March (LINK). Here’s a look at the prospective NFLers from the Maize and Blue:

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