Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Donovan Peoples-Jones

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10Nov 2021
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Donovan Peoples-Jones

Donovan Peoples-Jones

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones caught a 60-yard touchdown pass and finished with 2 catches for 86 yards and the 1 touchdown in a 41-16 win over the Bengals.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • DE Taco Charlton (Steelers): Charlton made 3 tackles in a 29-27 win over the Bears.
  • WR Nico Collins (Texans): Collins made 3 catches for 25 yards in a 17-9 loss to the Dolphins.
  • OLB Rashan Gary (Packers): Gary made 2 tackles, 1 tackle for loss, 1 sack, and 3 quarterback hurries in a 13-7 loss to the Chiefs.
  • CB Jourdan Lewis (Cowboys): Lewis made 7 tackles, 0.5 sacks, and 1 quarterback hurry in a 31-16 loss to the Broncos.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • OG Graham Glasgow (Broncos): Glasgow suffered a season-ending broken ankle.
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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10Aug 2020
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All-Harbaugh Team: Defense and Special Teams

Jabrill Peppers

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Last Monday I posted the top performers under Jim Harbaugh on Michigan’s offense (LINK).

DEFENSIVE END: 2016 Taco Charlton
Charlton’s performance in 2016 is underrated by some, even though it resulted in the highest sack total since Brandon Graham matched it with 10.0 in 2008. Charlton finished the season with 43 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, 2 pass breakups, and 8 quarterback hurries. He was taken in the 1st round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

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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:

100

None

90-99

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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