Ex-Wolverine Updates: Post-season 2023

Ex-Wolverine Updates: Post-season 2023

January 19, 2024
Taylor Upshaw (#11, image via Arizona Athletics)


TE Erick All (Iowa): All tore his ACL this past season but finished as Iowa’s leading receiver, catching 21 passes for 299 yards and 3 touchdowns. Despite having another year of eligibility if he wanted it, he declared for the NFL Draft.

WR Andrel Anthony (Oklahoma): Anthony caught 27 passes for 429 yards and 1 touchdown before suffering a season-ending ACL injury.

QB Alan Bowman (Oklahoma State): Bowman led Oklahoma State to a 10-4 record this season. Things started off a little rocky, but he ultimately locked down the starting job and went 304/501 (60.7%) for 3,460 yards, 15 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. He also ran 26 times for 24 yards and 2 touchdowns. He will return to the Cowboys in 2024 for a seventh season of eligibility.

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CB Cam Calhoun (Utah): Calhoun played in just two games for Michigan in 2023. He entered the transfer portal and committed to Utah.

P George Caratan (UConn): Caratan punted 61 times for 2,752 yards (45.1 yards/punt) this past season. That punting average ranked #18 nationally.

OG Zach Carpenter (Indiana Miami): Carpenter started all twelve games for Indiana at center and was named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten, but he transferred to Miami after the season.

WR Darrius Clemons (Oregon State): Clemons made 3 catches for 33 yards and played in eleven games for the Wolverines in 2023.

S Damani Dent (Charlotte): Dent did not play at Michigan in 2022, and then he didn’t play at all at Charlotte in 2023. He is now in the transfer portal looking for a third home in three seasons.

RB Leon Franklin (Tennessee Tech): Franklin ran 11 times for 33 yards and 1 touchdown and caught 1 pass for 6 yards throughout the season for Michigan. After the season he announced his intentions to transfer to FCS Tennessee Tech.

CB Darion Green-Warren (Nevada): Green-Warren did not get on the field for Nevada at the beginning of the season and was off the roster by midyear. As far as I know, he has not landed anywhere else yet.

TE Louis Hansen (UConn): Hansen caught 2 passes for 33 yards while playing in eleven games for the Huskies this past season.

QB Ren Hefley (Middle Tennessee): Hefley did not see game action this past season for Middle Tennessee State.

WR A.J. Henning (Northwestern): Henning caught 45 passes for 418 yards (9.3 yards/catch) and 4 touchdowns this past season. He also ran 27 times for 110 yards and 1 touchdown. He will return to Northwestern in 2024.

TE Matt Hibner (???): Hibner made 2 tackles on special teams while playing in seven total games for the Wolverines. He entered the transfer portal after the season.

LB Nikhai Hill-Green (Charlotte): Hill-Green made 73 tackles, 9 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and 3 pass breakups while playing in eleven games this past season. Following the season, he decided to enter the transfer portal.

K Cole Hussung (Louisville): The former walk-on kicker handled 4 kickoffs in one game this past season, totaling 3 touchbacks.

WR Giles Jackson (Washington): Jackson preserved his redshirt and will come back to college football in 2024. So far he has not entered the transfer portal after head coach Kalen DeBoer departed for Alabama. Jackson caught 14 passes for 106 yards and 1 touchdown and returned 3 punts for 10 yards in seven games this past year.

WR George Johnson III (UMass FAU): Johnson caught 35 passes for 421 yards and 3 touchdowns while playing in twelve games for UMass. After the season he entered the transfer portal and will play for FAU in 2024.

DE Aaron Lewis (Rutgers): Lewis made 51 tackles, 5 tackles for loss, 3 sacks, 10 quarterback hurries, and 2 pass breakups while playing in thirteen games for the Scarlet Knights. He could have tested the NFL draft waters, but he announced he would return to Piscataway in 2024.

QB Cade McNamara (Iowa): McNamara started the first five games of the season but tore his ACL, ending his year prematurely. He had completed 46/90 passes (51.1%) for 505 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 3 interceptions up to that point. He has announced that he will return to Iowa in 2024.

QB Joe Milton (Tennessee): Milton completed 229/354 passes (64.7%) for 20 touchdowns and 5 interceptions while starting the first twelve games of the year, opting out of the bowl game to prepare for the draft. Milton also ran 78 times for 299 yards and 7 touchdowns.

S Jordan Morant (Mississippi State): Morant had 7 tackles and 1 tackle for loss in twelve games for the Bulldogs this past season.

S R.J. Moten (Florida): Moten made 8 tackles and 2 tackles for loss in six games for the Gators.

DE Eyabi Okie-Anoma (Charlotte): Okie-Anoma made 56 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, 10 quarterback hurries, 1 forced fumble, and 1 pass breakup for Charlotte. He is going into the 2024 NFL Draft.

DT George Rooks (Boston College): Rooks made 29 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and 4 quarterback hurries while playing in twelve games.

OG Nolan Rumler (Kent State): Rumler was a fifth year senior in 2023 and played in just two games for Kent State.

CB Andre Seldon (New Mexico State TCU): Seldon made 53 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 1 forced fumble, and 7 pass breakups this season. After the season he transferred to TCU.

CB Myles Sims (Georgia Tech): Sims made 37 tackles, 1 interception, and 5 pass breakups while playing in twelve games for the Yellowjackets.

LB Deuce Spurlock (Florida): Spurlock played in three games on special teams for Florida in 2023.

OT Jack Stewart (UConn): Stewart played in eleven games for the Huskies.

RB C.J. Stokes (Charlotte): After running 4 times for 8 yards while playing in two games for Michigan this past season, Stokes decided to transfer to Charlotte.

RB Christian Turner (Indiana): Turner ran 52 times for 227 yards and 2 touchdowns while playing in twelve games. He also caught 4 passes for 0 yards and returned 1 kickoff for 3 yards. He did not touch the ball in the final five games of the season.

DE Taylor Upshaw (Arizona): Upshaw made 31 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 6 quarterback hurries, and 1 pass breakup. He is entering the 2024 NFL Draft.

TE Dan Villari (Syracuse): Villari started the season as a backup tight end, but he was playing quarterback by the end of the year. Mostly a running QB, he ran 55 times for 326 yards (5.9 yards/carry) and 2 touchdowns. He completed 23/33 passes for 177 yards, 1 touchdown, and 2 interceptions. He also caught 20 passes for 180 yards and 3 touchdowns.

LB Joey Velazquez (???): Velazquez, who doubles as a baseball player, did not play in any games in 2023 and entered the transfer portal.

WR/CB Amorion Walker (Ole Miss): Walker played in six games this past season for Michigan and entered the transfer portal after the national championship game. He is now committed to Ole Miss.

DE Julius Welschof (Charlotte): Welschof made 4 tackles and 2 quarterback hurries while playing in the first four games of the season.

LB Cornell Wheeler (Kansas): Wheeler made 28 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 1 interception, 1 forced fumble, and 1 pass breakup as a redshirt junior. The plan is for him to return to Kansas in 2024.

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