Ben Bredeson is a 2nd Team All-American, according to the Walter Camp team (LINK). I generally do not put a ton of stock in post-season awards for linemen, because it’s impossible to pay that much attention to the “big uglies” up front on a national scale. For the most part, I think voters just look around at solid offensive lines and find guys who have been starting for a long time.
Dylan McCaffrey’s dad, Ed, has been named the head coach at Northern Colorado. This is more just an interesting note than anything. Dylan is obviously at Michigan, and the youngest McCaffrey brother, Luke, is at Nebraska.
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Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley is headed to Boston College to be their new head coach. That means Don Brown is presumably staying at Michigan.
Speaking of Boston College, former Michigan running back commit A.J. Dillon is leaving after his junior year for the NFL. Dillon has 845 college carries, which is about 280 per season…so yeah, it makes sense for him to get money now before his body breaks down.
On an unrelated note, Florida State running back Cam Akers is also leaving after his junior year. I’m only mentioning this because I really liked Akers coming out of high school and wished he came to Michigan.
Barton Simmons of 247 Sports really does not like Rivals, his former employer:
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