Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Jourdan Lewis

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7Nov 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Jourdan Lewis

Jourdan Lewis

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Jourdan Lewis made 6 tackles and returned a fumble 63 yards for a touchdown in a 37-18 win over the New York Giants. It was his first NFL score.

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4Nov 2019
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Ranking Michigan’s Quarterbacks

Drew Henson (image via Detroit News)

This was originally posted on March 17, 2017. It has been updated following the 2018 season.

Sports fans love to debate the greatness of players and rank them in order from most revered to most despised. And while despised probably doesn’t fit any of these players, since they played for the University of Michigan, we all have our favorites. I have endeavored to achieve the un-possible: Rank all of Michigan’s starting quarterbacks.

Okay, that’s too tall of a task for me right now. I’m working up to it. So I’m only going back to 1995, which was the beginning of the Lloyd Carr era. That’s the earliest full coaching tenure where I can count on my recollections of Michigan football. I was a big fan of Bo Schembechler, Gary Moeller, and the Michigan Wolverines before then, but I’ll be damned if I say I was aware enough to understand what was happening on the field.

This ranking only takes into account what the quarterbacks achieved wearing the winged helmet. High school highlight tapes and NFL performance aren’t taken into account. (After all, we can agree that Tom Brady is far and away the best quarterback who ever played the game of football, and that includes Uncle Rico.)

So if you were starting a season with your pick of any Michigan QB since 1995, which one would you take?

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24Oct 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Frank Clark

Frank Clark (image via Arrowhead Guys)

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark made 5 tackles, 2 sacks, and a forced fumble in a 30-6 win over the Denver Broncos, who looked atrocious.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Tom Brady, QB (New England Patriots): Brady completed 31/45 passes for 249 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception in a 33-0 win over the New York Jets. The Patriots are 7-0.
  • Taco Charlton, DE (Miami Dolphins): Charlton made 4 tackles and 1 sack in a 31-21 loss to the Buffalo Bills.
  • Rashan Gary, OLB (Green Bay Packers): Gary made 2 tackles in a 42-24 win over the Oakland Raiders.
  • Brandon Graham, DE (Philadelphia Eagles): Graham made 3 tackles and 1 tackle for loss in a 37-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
  • Jourdan Lewis, CB (Dallas Cowboys): Lewis made 4 tackles and 1 sack – the first of his career – in a 37-10 win over the Eagles.
  • Jabrill Peppers, S (New York Giants): Peppers made 8 tackles and 1 tackle for loss in a 27-21 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
  • Jarrod Wilson, S (Jacksonville Jaguars): Wilson made 5 tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss in a 27-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.
23Oct 2019
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Morning Roundup: October 23, 2019

Khaleke Hudson

Shea Patterson had his eyes gouged against Penn State and nobody seemed to care (LINK).

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16Oct 2019
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Bush, Jr.

Devin Bush, Jr. (image via SI)

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Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Devin Bush, Jr. had the best game of his young career with 7 tackles, 1 recovered fumble for a touchdown, and 1 interception. The Steelers beat the Los Angeles Chargers, 24-17.

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