2021 Recruiting Update: June 13, 2019

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12Jun 2019
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2019 Season Countdown: #75 Peter Bush

Peter Bush

Name: Peter Bush
Height:
6’2″
Weight:
232 lbs.
High school:
Newport Beach (CA) Corona Del Mar
Position:
Tight end
Class:
Redshirt junior
Jersey number:
#45
Last year:
I ranked Bush #107 and said he would be a backup fullback (LINK).
TTB Rating:
N/A

Bush, who made the switch from fullback to tight end mid-season, played in eight games on special teams and two games on offense last year. Most prominently, he played on the kickoff return unit as an upback.

This year Bush moves a little closer to playing time with the graduation of Jared Wangler and Zach Gentry. While the Wolverines are removing the fullback more and more from the equation, Bush is a good athlete who was a high school quarterback and outside linebacker. There are a lot of question marks about how fullback types will be used this season, but Bush should be in the mix behind Ben Mason and Ben Van Sumeren, with the former’s involvement on the defensive a potential wild card.

Prediction: Backup tight end

11Jun 2019
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2019 Season Countdown: #76 Luke Schoonmaker

Luke Schoonmaker (image via Wolverines Wire)

Name: Luke Schoonmaker
Height:
6’6″
Weight:
231 lbs.
High school:
Hamden (CT) Hall
Position:
Tight end
Class:
Redshirt freshman
Jersey number:
#86
Last year:
I ranked Schoonmaker # (LINK). He redshirted.
TTB Rating:
81

When Schoonmaker came to Michigan in 2018, it was obvious he was destined for a redshirt unless something weird happened. He was a part-time quarterback in high school, played at a school without great competition, and on top of that, he was skinny. And aside from him, the Wolverines had Zach Gentry, who was good enough to leave early and get drafted, and Sean McKeon.

McKeon enters this season as the presumed starter at tight end, and Nick Eubanks has been making a name for himself with his athleticism. Schoonmaker was still skinny in the spring, and he was behind the rest of the tight ends on the depth chart, including early enrollee freshman Erick All. Schoonmaker is still a long way away from significant playing time.

Prediction: Backup tight end