2022 Season Countdown: #93 Tyler Morris

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4Jun 2022
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2022 Season Countdown: #93 Tyler Morris

Tyler Morris (image via Twitter)

Name: Tyler Morris
Height:
6’0″
Weight:
175 lbs.
High school:
La Grange Park (IL) Nazareth Academy
Position:
Wide receiver
Class:
Freshman
Jersey number:
#13
Last year:
Morris was a senior in high school (LINK). He sat out the season with a torn ACL.
TTB Rating:
83

Morris had a disappointing end to his high school career. Instead of going out with a bang, he went out with what was likely a literal whimper as he tore his ACL in the spring of 2021. Yes, as if the COVID year wasn’t already bad enough, he had to pop his ACL while making an interception and then sit out his entire senior season while recovering. I can’t think of many worse ways to finish up.

On the plus side, Morris ended up transferring to Plainedge (IL) East for his final semester of high school in the fall of 2021, graduate, and then enroll early at Michigan in January 2022. He spent the spring at Michigan wearing a non-contact jersey and just running drills. Now a full year out from suffering the injury, Morris should be well on his way to a full recovery. However, the shortened 2020 (a.k.a. spring 2021) season and then a totally missed fall 2021 season probably leaves him a little bit rusty. I think Morris has high upside as a receiver, but with Michigan’s returning players and a supposed freak in Darrius Clemons as a fellow freshman, I don’t think Morris will be counted on much in 2022.

Prediction: Redshirt

1Mar 2022
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How Does the 2022 Class Match Up with Michigan’s All-Time Recruits?

Is Mason Graham the next Maurice Hurst, Jr.? (image via Twitter)

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As much as we like to get excited about every single Michigan recruit, it’s important to keep perspective and realize that not every one of these players will be destined for stardom. This exercise can give us a range of what to expect from some of these players, even though star rankings can be very wrong.

Will Johnson – CB – Grosse Pointe (MI) South
2022 ranking: #14
Historical ranking: tied for #9 all-time at Michigan
Tied with: S Daxton Hill (2019) and DE LaMarr Woodley (2003)
Closest positional comparisons: Jabrill Peppers (#3 in 2014) and Donovan Warren (#27 in 2007)

Derrick Moore – DE – Baltimore (MD) St. Francis
2022 ranking: #49
Historical ranking: tied for #37 all-time at Michigan
Tied with: OG Kyle Kalis (2012) and RB Ty Isaac (2013)
Closest positional comparisons: Pierre Woods (#43 in 2001) and Luiji Vilain (#56 in 2017)

Keon Sabb – S – Bradenton (FL) IMG Academy
2022 ranking: #84
Historical ranking: #64 all-time at Michigan
Flanked by: OT Cory Zirbel (#83 in 2005) and #87 Kyle Bosch (2013)
Closest positional comparisons: Michael Williams (#72 in 2007) and Demar Dorsey (#87 in 2010)

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27Feb 2022
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2022 Spring Roster Notes

Will Johnson (image via Twitter)

Even though jersey numbers don’t matter much – there is plenty of time for them to change – it’s always interesting to see what jerseys the freshmen wear. Here’s a rundown of the newcomers:

  • #0: WR Darrius Clemons
  • #2: CB Will Johnson (I saw a rumor that he switched to #4, but #2 is on the roster)
  • #3: S Keon Sabb
  • #4: WR Amorion Walker
  • #8: DE Derrick Moore
  • #10: QB Alex Orji
  • #12: S Kody Jones
  • #13: WR Tyler Morris
  • #16: QB Jayden Denegal
  • #24: CB Myles Pollard
  • #55: DT Mason Graham
  • #55: C Olu Oluwatimi
  • #60: OL Connor Jones

On another note, Eamonn Dennis has officially switched from cornerback to wide receiver on the roster. Meanwhile, Mike Sainristil is still listed at wide receiver even though he’s getting practice reps at nickel corner.

22Nov 2021
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Visitors: Michigan vs. Ohio State

Domani Jackson

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Here is an early list of players who are planning to head to Ann Arbor for The Game.

2022

Zeke Berry – S – Concord (CA) De La Salle: Berry is a 6’0″, 185-pounder with offers from Michigan, Oregon, and UCLA; he decommitted from Arizona. He’s a 4-star, the #19 safety, and #227 overall. This is an official visit.

Ethan Burke – DE – Austin (TX) Westlake: Burke is a 6’7″, 225 lb. prospect with offers from Baylor, Kansas State, Michigan, and Texas Tech, among others. He’s a 247 Sports 3-star and the #40 edge player. This is an official visit.

Joshua Conerly – OT – Seattle (WA) Rainier Beach: Conerly is a 6’5″, 275-pounder with offers from Michigan, Oregon, and USC, among others. He’s a 5-star, the #3 offensive tackle, and #19 overall. He already took an official visit to Michigan – and an unofficial – so this will be his third trip to Ann Arbor. UPDATE: Conerly is no longer planning to visit.

Kiyaunta Goodwin – OT – Charlestown (IN) Charlestown: Goodwin is a 6’8″, 340 lb. prospect who’s committed to Kentucky. He also has offers from Alabama and Michigan, among others. He’s a 5-star, the #5 offensive tackle, and #30 overall.

Kenneth Grant – DT – Merrillville (IN) Merrillville: Grant is committed to Michigan.

Kevonte Henry – LB – Lawndale (CA) Leuzinger: Henry is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Domani Jackson – CB – Santa Ana (CA) Mater Dei: Jackson is a 6’1″, 185 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama and Michigan, along with a bunch of others. He also just decommitted from USC last week. He’s a 5-star, the #2 cornerback, and #6 overall. He has developed a good relationship with Michigan commit Will Johnson (see below), who has been a big positive in Jackson’s recruitment. Jackson took an official visit back in September, so this is an unofficial.

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22Oct 2021
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Visitors: Michigan vs. Northwestern

Will Johnson

2022

Kenneth Grant – DT – Merrillville (IN) Merrillville: Grant is committed to Michigan.

Will Johnson – CB – Grosse Pointe (MI) South: Johnson is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Marlin Klein – TE – Rabun Gap (GA) Nacoochee: Klein is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Tyler Morris – WR – La Grange Park (IL) Nazareth Academy: Morris is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Jimmy Rolder – LB – Chicago (IL) Marist: Rolder is a 6’2″, 220-pounder with offers from Iowa, Michigan, and Ohio State, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #36 linebacker, and #334 overall.

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