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The Michigan offensive line needs a leader — and Cesar Ruiz (No. 51) may be the man to do just that.

Michigan center Cesar Ruiz’s time is here; Wolverines come in behind rivals

Tolly Taylor

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It’s Cesar Ruiz’s time to star for Wolverines

MLive’s Aaron McMann writes that 6-foot-4, 316-pound center Cesar Ruiz will have a lot of weight on his shoulders this fall. The center often serves as quarterback of the offensive line, responsible for directing traffic, communicating any changes with an opposing line and making sure everyone is in sync.

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Detroit Free Press ranks Michigan below its two biggest rivals

In its preseason Big Ten power rankings, the Detroit Free Press isn’t as high on the Wolverines as some other outlets. The Free Press ranks Michigan as the No. 5 team in the conference, behind Ohio State, Wisconsin, Penn State, and Michigan State, with an 8-5 record. 247Sports’ Austin Nivison argues why the Free Press is wrong about the Wolverines.

S Josh Sanguinetti previews recruiting visit

After speaking highly of Michigan at Nike’s The Opening Miami regional in April, Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) University School 2019 4-star safety Josh Sanguinetti is ready to get to Ann Arbor. He will make an unofficial visit to the Wolverines on Thursday in hopes of learning more about the program.

John Beilein says Pistons offer would have been tempting

John Beilein said Tuesday he was never offered the Detroit Pistons’ coaching job, but added that it would have been tough to turn down if the Pistons had offered. The Pistons eventually hired Dwane Casey earlier this month. ranks Jordan Poole’s buzzer-beater No. 1

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