I’m not sure I believe this report, but apparently a linebacker will wear the #1 at Michigan next season.
— Clay Williams (@Claywill3_) February 13, 2016
Historically the number is reserved for the teams star wide receiver, and is endowed by former #1 WR Braylon Edwards. I was under the impression the endowment mandated a WR always wear the number but that apparently isn’t accurate. The endowment is linked to two criteria. 1.) The Michigan player who is handed No. 1 jersey 2.) The Michigan player who exhibits exceptional off-field behavior and conducts himself as a team player...Read More