Michigan’s most important underclassmen in 2017

It is well-documented that Michigan took heavy graduation losses following the 2016 season. The Wolverines have just six returning starters — five on offense and one on defense.

The heavy losses obviously create many opportunities for younger players and in many cases require the younger Wolverines grow up and contribute quickly. Success for Jim Harbaugh in his third season at the helm requires quick and strong contributions from these underclassmen.

A look at the Wolverines’ nine most important 2017 underclassmen. If Michigan is going to make a push for its first Big Ten title in over a decade, these nine underclassmen must live up to their talent this fall in Ann Arbor.

9. CB Lavert Hill, sophomore

Why he’s here: Like his highly recruited counterpart David Long, Hill will be a key ...

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VIDEO: SNL Crushed Social Media Warriors!!

This is great, SNL crushed social justice facebook warriors.

 



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ESPN Says DJ Wilson Will Leave Michigan

Wait, wut?

ESPN did its early projections for 2018 and made the bold statement that DJ Wilson is a “foregone conclusion” to enter the NBA draft.  I think this is wrong and dumb, DJ Wilson clearly isn’t ready for the NBA.  One more year, like his last season, could make him a lottery pick…leaving would be a gross miscalculation.

Here is the ESPN prediction for Michigan:

 22. Michigan Wolverines

No matter how good a prospect you are, it can be easy to get lost in Kentucky’s annual NBA churn. Former Kentucky guard Charles Matthews found refuge from this uncertainty with a transfer to Michigan, and he’ll take the floor for coach John Beilein next season. The timing couldn’t be better, as Michigan will lose heart-and-soul point guard Derrick Walton Jr., as well as senior off-guard Zak Irvin...

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