Channel 4’s Jamie Edmonds tweeted this yesterday:
Hearing Michigan QB decision not made yet, but plan is Speight starts against Florida, Peters next two. Then final decision will be made.
— Jamie Edmonds (@Jamie_Edmonds) August 6, 2017
I think this is baloney. I’ve talked a few sources at Michigan and this is a non-starter. Michigan will not rotate QB’s while Harbaugh decides who is the starter.
There is absolutely zero chance that Jim Harbaugh and Pep Hamilton will start the season without a clear number one. I don’t think the winner of the QB battle will take every snap, but there will be a clear number one when Michigan takes on Florida in Dallas.
From what I am told, there is a legit QB battle, but it’s Wilton Speight’s gig to lose, he’s the front runner and unless he proves that he cannot handle the job, he’ll be under center when the season starts.
A lot of Michigan fans are Trump-like when they see mainstream media attempt to discuss Wolverine football and for good reason, many simply do not have good sources inside fort Shembechler. Unless you have a solid source, it is best NOT to attempt to report news regarding Michigan. I am very hesitant to report most of what I “hear” because I only believe three or four of my sources. It’s a mistake to tweet what you “hear” unless you have long established sources with a track record. I don’t think Jamie Edmonds isn’t a bad reporter, she simply isn’t “hearing” information from the right people, she will learn over time that Michigan has many people who believe they are Wolverine insiders and they aren’t credible. I learned this long ago.
My guys in An Arbor think the competition is legit and all of them believe Speight will emerge as the starter, barring injury he will be the man under center for Michigan unless his performance isn’t up to speed.
Don’t believe what you hear from people who don’t know what they are talking about, believe the people who have given you good information for years.