|Jake Ryan (image via AnnArbor.com)|
Congratulations to redshirt freshman linebacker Jake Ryan, who was named to Rivals’ freshman All-America second team. Ryan finished the regular season with 30 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, and 1 forced fumble.
The teams are littered with players Michigan recruited in the past couple classes, including . . .
- USC wide receiver Marqise Lee (73 receptions, 1,142 yards, and 11 touchdowns)
- Oregon running back/wide receiver De’Anthony Thomas (1,011 yards from scrimmage, 12 touchdowns)
- Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins (77 receptions, 1,153 yards, 11 touchdowns)
- South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (32 tackles, 6 sacks, 5 forced fumbles)
- Florida State defensive tackle Tim Jernigan (28 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks)
- USC linebacker Dion Bailey (81 tackles)
- Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson (80 tackles)
- South Carolina offensive guard A.J. Cann
- Michigan State defensive end Marcus Rush (50 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 4 sacks)
- Miami defensive end Anthony Chickillo (38 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 5 sacks)
- Virginia cornerback Demetrious Nicholson (56 tackles, 2 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions)