Polynesian Bowl participants: Michigan

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20Jan 2024
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Polynesian Bowl participants: Michigan

Micah Ka’apana (#22)

The ninth annual Polynesian Bowl will be played in Honolulu, HI, in January of 2025. Here are the Michigan participants over the years:

Micah Ka’apana, RB – Las Vegas, NV
Deyvid Palepale, DT – Lancaster, PA

Enow Etta, DE – Colleyville, TX
Amir Herring, C – West Bloomfield, MI

Zeke Berry, S – Concord, CA
Mason Graham, DT – Anaheim, CA

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19Jan 2024
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Ex-Wolverine Updates: Post-season 2023

Taylor Upshaw (#11, image via Arizona Athletics)


TE Erick All (Iowa): All tore his ACL this past season but finished as Iowa’s leading receiver, catching 21 passes for 299 yards and 3 touchdowns. Despite having another year of eligibility if he wanted it, he declared for the NFL Draft.

WR Andrel Anthony (Oklahoma): Anthony caught 27 passes for 429 yards and 1 touchdown before suffering a season-ending ACL injury.

QB Alan Bowman (Oklahoma State): Bowman led Oklahoma State to a 10-4 record this season. Things started off a little rocky, but he ultimately locked down the starting job and went 304/501 (60.7%) for 3,460 yards, 15 touchdowns, and 14 interceptions. He also ran 26 times for 24 yards and 2 touchdowns. He will return to the Cowboys in 2024 for a seventh season of eligibility.

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5Jan 2024
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National Championship Preview: Washington Roster Notes

Giles Jackson

Michigan has an 8-5 all-time record against the Washington Huskies. The first time they played was in 1916. The last time they played was a 31-10 win by Michigan in 2021.

  • Washington tight ends coach Nick Sheridan was a walk-on quarterback at Michigan and started a handful of games in 2008 under Rich Rodriguez
  • Washington “general manager” Courtney Morgan played offensive line at Michigan and spent 2021 as the Wolverines’ director of player personnel
  • Washington players recruited by Michigan include: RB Sam Adams II, OL Geirean Hatchett, OL Landen Hatchett, WR Giles Jackson, RB Daniyel Ngata, CB Caleb Presley
  • Washington WR Giles Jackson spent 2019-2020 at Michigan, rushing 12 times for 74 yards and 1 touchdown; making 24 catches for 309 yards and 1 touchdown; returning 37 kickoffs for 976 yards and 2 touchdowns; and returning 2 punts for 5 yards
  • Washington RB Sam Adams II is the son of former NFL defensive tackle Sam Adams
  • Washington OL Jalen Klemm is the son of former NFL offensive tackle Adrian Klemm
  • Washington TE Ryan Otton is the younger brother of current NFL tight end Cade Otton
  • Michigan has zero players on the roster from the state of Washington
  • Washington has two players from the state of Michigan: twin brothers Armon and Jayvon Parker from Dearborn (MI) Fordson. Armon is a 6’3″, 307 lb. defensive tackle, and Jayvon is a 6’3″, 297 lb. defensive tackle. Jayvon has 4 tackles and 1 quarterback hurry this season.
16Nov 2023
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Michigan’s 10 Longest Plays vs. Maryland

Giles Jackson (image via Toledo Blade)

Michigan is 10-1 against the Terrapins after they started playing each other in 1985. The Terps eventually joined the Big Ten in 2014, winning that first game against the Brady Hoke-led Wolverines before losing five in a row.

  1. Giles Jackson 97-yard kickoff return TD (2019)
  2. A.J. Henning 81-yard kickoff return TD (2021)
  3. David Long 80-yard interception return (2017)
  4. Cade McNamara 77-yard TD pass to Donovan Edwards (2021)
  5. Jehu Chesson 66-yard TD run (2015)
  6. Tony Boles 64-yard TD run (1989)
  7. Wilton Speight 56-yard pass to Chris Evans (2016)
  8. Ty Isaac 53-yard TD run (2016)
  9. Joe Kerridge 52-yard run (2014)
  10. Shea Patterson 51-yard pass to Nico Collins (2018)
  11. Shea Patterson 51-yard pass to Nico Collins (2019)

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8Nov 2023
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2023 Ex-Wolverine Updates: Week 10

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TE Erick All (Iowa): All tore his ACL in week seven. He led the Hawkeyes in all receiving categories, catches (21), yards (299), and touchdowns (3) by a wide margin at the time of his injury.

WR Andrel Anthony (Oklahoma): Anthony is out for the season. He caught 27 passes for 429 yards and 1 touchdown this season before the injury.

QB Alan Bowman (Oklahoma State): Bowman completed 28/42 throws for 334 yards and ran 1 time for a 13-yard touchdown in a 27-24 win over Oklahoma.

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