Review of 2015 Season Predictions

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5Jan 2016
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Review of 2015 Season Predictions

Jehu Chesson

Back on September 3, 2015, I posted my predictions for the 2015 season (LINK). As I do each year, I look here at how badly I missed.

My prediction:
De’Veon Smith, 700 yards
Actual: De’Veon Smith, 753 yards
Thoughts: Hooray! Well, this is a good start. I was only 53 yards off on a season total. Not bad.

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3Sep 2015
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2015 Season Predictions

Here are my predictions for the upcoming year:

Leading Rusher
I think Michigan will run the ball pretty well this year, but no running back is likely to run away with the yardage lead. There are three or four backs who could emerge as the leader, but my guess is that the week one starter, De’veon Smith, edges out the others.
Prediction: De’Veon Smith, 700 yards

Leading Receiver
The receiving corps is underwhelming, and the only big-play threats are guys who are totally unproven at this point. I’ll go with the consistent guy who lacks flash in redshirt junior Amara Darboh.
Prediction: Amara Darboh, 650 yards

Leading Tackler
Senior Joe Bolden finished his junior year second on the team with 102 tackles. The leading tackler (Jake Ryan) left, and the other inside linebacker (Desmond Morgan) isn’t quite as athletic as Bolden. I’ll give Bolden the edge here, and I think these two are really the only realistic candidates unless injuries occur.
Prediction: Joe Bolden, 100 tackles

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