Final TTB Ratings for 2019

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15Aug 2019
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Final TTB Ratings for 2019

Daxton Hill

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I know it’s a little bit late in the game, but back in the spring, I didn’t have time to review all the senior film for Michigan’s 2019 signees and give them updated TTB Ratings. I did that during the 2019 Season Countdown, so here are the final TTB Ratings for the class of 2019.

S Daxton Hill: 100
He’s the best safety in the class, though it’s an unimpressive safety class overall.

RB Zach Charbonnet: 83 90
As long as he can get/stay healthy, Charbonnet has the potential to be a high draft pick in the future.

DT Chris Hinton, Jr.: 90
He should be an early contributor with high long-term upside.

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3Jun 2019
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2019 Season Countdown: #84 Cade McNamara

Cade McNamara (image via Maxpreps)

Name: Cade McNamara
202 lbs.
High school:
Reno (NV) Damonte Ranch
Jersey number:
Last year:
McNamara was a senior in high school (LINK). He threw for 2,995 yards, 39 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions.
TTB Rating:

McNamara is the State of Nevada’s all-time leading passer with 12,804 passing yards and 146 passing touchdowns. He threw for over 2,000 yards and 17 touchdowns as a freshman. Of course, he did play his high school football in Reno, Nevada, which is not exactly a football hotbed. The numbers are still impressive, though.

What appears to set McNamara apart from other players is his ability to improvise, make throws on the run, and change his arm angle. He claims a 4.81 forty, but his speed does not stand out, and his arm strength is just so-so. In some ways he has a similar game to Shea Patterson, but Patterson is a notch above in every category. You may notice that I gave McNamara a TTB Rating of 65, which is the first time I have rated him. I do not think he will reach a point at Michigan where he’s looked at as a top-notch starter.

Specifically for this season, McNamara should not be needed. Patterson has one more year of eligibility, and even with the departure of Brandon Peters, it would take injuries to Dylan McCaffrey and Joe Milton before McNamara would see the field. It’s rare that a fourth quarterback is needed, so I expect a redshirt.

Prediction: Redshirt

19Feb 2019
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Nightly Roundup: February 19, 2019

Donovan Peoples-Jones (image via WXYZ)

Michigan got a transfer defensive end commitment today (LINK).

Cover 1 takes a look at the injury Chase Winovich suffered that might affect his NFL draft stock (LINK).

Here’s your daily vague Aaron McMann piece, this one on Donovan Peoples-Jones (LINK).

Devin Bush, Jr. slid in Mel Kiper, Jr.’s new mock draft (LINK).

Cade McNamara is pushing Shea Patterson in the weight room (LINK).

Fred Jackson’s son, Josh Jackson, is transferring from Virginia Tech to Maryland (LINK).

30Nov 2018
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Who’s enrolling early?

Zach Charbonnet

Here’s a list of 2019 players who are expected to enroll at Michigan in January:

TE Erick All
RB Zach Charbonnet
RB Eric Gray
QB Cade McNamara
DE Gabe Newburg
DE David Ojabo
CB Jalen Perry
ATH Mike Sainristil
DT Mazi Smith
OT Jack Stewart