Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

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29Sep 2022
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

Brandon Graham

Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker/defensive end Brandon Graham had an outstanding day on Sunday when he made 6 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and 1 pass breakup in a 24-8 win over the Washington Commanders. He was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts.

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  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom Brady completed 31/42 passes for 271 yards, 1 touchdown, and 0 interceptions in a 14-12 loss to the Green Bay Packers
  • Pittsburgh Steelers LB Devin Bush, Jr. made 11 tackles in a 29-27 loss to the Cleveland Browns
  • Kansas City Chiefs DE Frank Clark made 3 tackles and 1 sack in a 20-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts
  • Packers OLB Rashan Gary made 3 tackles and 1 sack in a 14-12 win over the Bucs
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 7 tackles in a 23-16 win over the New York Giants
  • Minnesota Vikings S Josh Metellus made 11 tackles and 1 huge interception in a 28-24 win over the Detroit Lions
  • New England Patriots S Jabrill Peppers made 7 tackles and 1 fumble recovery in a 37-26 loss to the Baltimore Ravens
  • Steelers DT Chris Wormley made 5 tackles in a 29-27 defeat at the hands of the Browns
29Apr 2022
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Michigan’s NFL Draft History

Cesar Ruiz

Probably like many of you, I occasionally have a hankering for some Michigan NFL Draft history. Below you will find (as far as I’m aware) every pro draft pick in the history of Michigan’s football program going all the way back to 1937.

A few little factoids:

  • Michigan’s only two #1 overall NFL Draft picks are Jake Long in 2008 and Tom Harmon in 1941.
  • Michigan set a record in 2017 with 11 total draft picks.
  • Michigan’s record number of 1st round NFL draft picks is a tie with 3 each in 1995 (Tyrone Wheatley, Ty Law, Trezelle Jenkins) and 2001 (David Terrell, Steve Hutchinson, Jeff Backus).

2022
1st round: Aidan Hutchinson – DE – Detroit Lions (#2 overall)
1st round: Daxton Hill – S – Cincinnati Bengals (#31 overall)
2nd round: David Ojabo – OLB – Baltimore Ravens (#45 overall)
4th round: Hassan Haskins – RB – Tennessee Titans (#131 overall)
7th round: Andrew Stueber – OT – New England Patriots (#245 overall)

2021
1st round: Kwity Paye – DE – Indianapolis Colts (#21 overall)
3rd round: Jalen Mayfield – OT – Atlanta Falcons (#68 overall)
3rd round: Nico Collins – WR – Houston Texans (#89 overall)
3rd round: Ambry Thomas – CB – San Francisco 49ers (#102 overall)
5th round: Cam McGrone – LB – New England Patriots (#177 overall)
5th round: Ben Mason – FB – Baltimore Ravens (#184 overall)
6th round: Chris Evans – RB – Cincinnati Bengals (#202 overall)
7th round: Camaron Cheeseman – LS – Washington Football Team (#225 overall)

2020
1st round: Cesar Ruiz – C – New Orleans Saints (#24 overall)
2nd round: Josh Uche – OLB – New England Patriots (#60 overall)
4th round: Ben Bredeson – OG – Baltimore Ravens (#143 overall)
5th round: Khaleke Hudson – LB – Washington Redskins (#162 overall)
5th round: Mike Danna – DE – Kansas City Chiefs (#177 overall)
6th round: Michael Onwenu – OG – New England Patriots (#182 overall)
6th round: Donovan Peoples-Jones – WR – Cleveland Browns (#187 overall)
6th round: Jon Runyan, Jr. – OG – Green Bay Packers (#192 overall)
6th round: Josh Metellus – S – Minnesota Vikings (#205 overall)
6th round: Jordan Glasgow – LB – Indianapolis Colts (#213 overall)

2019
1st round: Devin Bush, Jr. – LB – Pittsburgh Steelers (#10 overall)
1st round: Rashan Gary – DE – Green Bay Packers (#12 overall)
3rd round: Chase Winovich – OLB – New England Patriots (#77 overall)
3rd round: David Long, Jr. – CB – Los Angeles Rams (#79 overall)
5th round: Zach Gentry – TE – Pittsburgh Steelers (#141 overall)

2018
3rd round: Mason Cole – C – Arizona Cardinals (#97)
5th round: Maurice Hurst, Jr. – DT – Oakland Raiders (#140)

2017
1st round: Jabrill Peppers – S – Cleveland Browns (#25)
1st round: Taco Charlton – DE – Dallas Cowboys (#28)
3rd round: Chris Wormley – DT – Baltimore Ravens (#74)
3rd round: Jourdan Lewis – CB – Dallas Cowboys (#92)
3rd round: Delano Hill – S – Seattle Seahawks (#95)
3rd round: Amara Darboh – WR – Seattle Seahawks (#106)
4th round: Ben Gedeon – LB – Minnesota Vikings (#120)
4th round: Ryan Glasgow – DT – Cincinnati Bengals (#138)
4th round: Jehu Chesson – WR – Kansas City Chiefs (#139)
5th round: Jake Butt – TE – Denver Broncos (#145)
6th round: Jeremy Clark – CB – New York Jets (#197)

2016
3rd round: Graham Glasgow – C – Detroit Lions (#95)
4th round: Willie Henry – DT – Baltimore Ravens (#132)
6th round: Jake Rudock – QB – Detroit Lions (#191)

2015
2nd round: Devin Funchess – WR – Carolina Panthers (#41)
2nd round: Frank Clark – DE – Seattle Seahawks (#63)
4th round: Jake Ryan – LB – Green Bay Packers (#129)

2014
1st round: Taylor Lewan – OT – Tennessee Titans (#11)
3rd round: Michael Schofield – OT – Denver Broncos (#95)
7th round: Jeremy Gallon – WR – New England Patriots (#244)

2013
5th round: Denard Robinson – RB – Jacksonville Jaguars (#135)
6th round: William Campbell – DT – New York Jets (#178)

Hit the jump for the remainder of Michigan’s historical draft picks.

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15Sep 2021
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

Sep 9, 2021; Tampa, Florida, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws the ball against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady continues to play like a much younger man. The 44-year-old Brady completed 32/50 passes for 379 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions in a 31-29 win over the Cowboys on Thursday night. His first interception was a screen pass thrown to running back Leonard Fournette that was right at his facemask and bounced off his hands, and the second was a Hail Mary attempt that was picked off by Jourdan Lewis at the end of the first half. Here’s his first touchdown of the 2021 season:

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28Oct 2020
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

Tom Brady (image via Bucs Wire)

I know we’re a few weeks into the 2020 season and I haven’t posted one of these yet, but I’m going to try to bring it back now that we’re back to games and I’m not still doing the season countdown.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady completed 33/45 passes for 369 yards and 4 touchdowns in a 45-20 win over the Las Vegas Raiders. Brady has now thrown the most touchdown passes in NFL history, surpassing Drew Brees.

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15Aug 2020
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All-Time Tackle For Loss Leaders

Brandon Graham

It’s time for another look at an all-time leaders list.

Keep in mind that TFL numbers weren’t recorded prior to the mid-1990s; otherwise, you would probably see guys like Chris Hutchinson, Mike Hammerstein, and more on this list.

Hit the jump for the list.

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