Review of 2013 TTB Ratings

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29Jul 2020
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Review of 2013 TTB Ratings

Ben Gedeon (image via MGoBlue)

I’ll just cut right to the chase and say that I did not do a good job with rating the class of 2013. A bunch of good recruits bombed, and in their absence, a bunch of so-so recruits starred. In some ways, it’s not that I whiffed on everyone. It’s that it was a huge boom-or-bust class.

Keep in mind that the ratings (fully explained here) are intended to project how players will fare at Michigan and, to a certain extent, in the NFL Draft. I do not take into account how players will do once they get to the NFL or how they will pan out if they transfer to other programs. I will give myself a grade of 1-5 like a 5-point grading scale (5 is best, 1 is worst) for each player; I reserve the right to give myself an incomplete if the guy never even got a chance to get on the field. I’ll work down the list from highest to lowest with a brief career recap for each player:




95: Derrick Green – RB – Richmond (VA) Hermitage
Green ran for just 898 yards and 7 touchdowns on 4.2 yards per carry during three years at Michigan. It didn’t help that his first two years were spent behind a Darrell Funk-coached offensive line, but he fell behind De’Veon Smith, transferred to TCU, and didn’t do anything there, either.
Prediction accuracy: 1. Big oops.

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15Nov 2018
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

Brandon Graham

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham made 5 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss in a 27-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. He has 27 tackles and 3 sacks this season.


  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 21/41 for 254 yards, 0 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions in a 34-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans.
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 3 catches for 32 yards in a 52-21 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Seattle Seahawks S Delano Hill made 5 tackles in a 36-31 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
  • Oakland Raiders DT Maurice Hurst, Jr. made 4 tackles and 1 sack in a 20-6 loss to the Los Angeles Changers.
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 5 tackles, 2 kickoff returns for 41 yards, and 1 punt return for 6 yards in a 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
29Jun 2018
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Nike’s The Opening participants: Michigan

Jourdan Lewis and Delano Hill were two of Michigan’s ten eventual signees to participate in Nike’s The Opening in 2012

Stephen Herron, Jr., DE – Louisville, KY
Cade McNamara, QB – Reno, NV
D.J. Turner II, CB – Suwanee, GA

Gemon Green, CB – DeSoto, TX
Cameron McGrone, LB – Indianapolis, IN
Myles Sims, CB – Atlanta, GA
Christian Turner, RB – Buford, GA

Jordan Anthony, LB – Bradenton, FL
Jaylen Kelly-Powell, S – Detroit, MI
Oliver Martin, WR – Iowa City, IA
Dylan McCaffrey, QB – Littleton, CO
Donovan Peoples-Jones, WR – Detroit, MI
Joshua Ross, LB – Orchard Lake, MI
Cesar Ruiz, C – Bradenton, FL
O’Maury Samuels, RB – Los Lunas, NM
Drew Singleton, LB – Paramus, NJ
Benjamin St-Juste, CB – Montreal, Canada
Ambry Thomas, CB – Detroit, MI

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20Dec 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

New England Patriots wide receiver Tom Brady completed 22/35 passes for 298 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception in a 27-24 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Patriots clinched the AFC East title.


  • Dallas Cowboys DT Richard Ash made 1 tackle in a 20-17 win over the Oakland Raiders
  • Los Angeles Rams S Blake Countess made 2 tackles in a 42-7 win over the Seattle Seahawks
  • Seattle Seahawks WR Amara Darboh had 1 catch for 8 yards in the 42-7 loss to the Rams
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 1 catch for 19 yards in a 31-24 win over the Green Bay Packers
  • Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Gedeon made 2 tackles in a 34-7 win over the Cincinnati Bengals
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 4 tackles and 1 sack in a 34-29 win over the New York Giants
  • Patriots LB David Harris made 4 tackles in the 27-24 win over the Steelers
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 1 tackle in a 27-10 win over the Cleveland Browns
  • Seattle Seahawks S Delano Hill made 1 tackle and then got ejected for fighting in a 42-7 loss to the Rams
  • Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 6 tackles and 1 pass breakup in the 20-17 win over Oakland
  • Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 6 tackles and 1 punt return for 11 yards in a 27-10 loss to the Ravens
  • Steelers RB Fitzgerald Toussaint had 1 carry for 3 yards in the 27-24 loss to the Patriots
  • Jacksonville Jaguars S Jarrod Wilson made 2 tackles in a 45-7 win over the Houston Texans
30Apr 2017
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Revisiting Michigan’s 2017 NFL Draftees from High School

In case you’re wondering, what I’ve said about Michigan’s draftees back when they committed to Michigan, here are some links to their commitment posts. I do senior profiles for all players – drafted or not – so these will be linked elsewhere in the coming weeks, but here’s an early look back.


Jabrill Peppers

Taco Charlton


Chris Wormley

Jourdan Lewis

Delano Hill

Amara Darboh


Ben Gedeon

Ryan Glasgow (no commitment post, since he was a walk-on)

Jehu Chesson


Jake Butt


Jeremy Clark