Jim Harbaugh reveals FB Ben Mason injury; 5 things to watch for in Michigan’s spring game
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Jim Harbaugh says FB Ben Mason out about a month
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh announced on his podcast this week that sophomore fullback Ben Mason will be out about a month and a half after sustaining a meniscus tear that will require surgery. The 6-foot-3, 251-pound Mason was voted the team’s toughest player last year after forcing his way into the lineup as a freshman.
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5 things to watch for in Michigan’s spring game
MLive’s Aaron McMann details five things he’ll pay close attention to during Michigan’s spring game on Saturday, including quarterback snap distribution, wide receiver development, rotation at tackle, the play of defensive tackle Michael Dwumfour and safety play.
Jim Harbaugh calls Michael Dwumfour ‘very Mo Hurst-like’
On his podcast this week, Harbaugh called Dwumfour “very Mo Hurst-like” and said the junior defensive tackle would make a big impact playing for the Wolverines this fall. Dwumfour was behind Hurst last season, playing in nine games and recording 4 tackles.
Wolverines hoping Cesar Ruiz is answer to OL puzzle
Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press makes the case that sophomore center Cesar Ruiz is Michigan’s best answer to the uncertainty surrounding both tackle positions this season. Harbaugh told reporters last month that Ruiz might be the best offensive linemen on the team.
Why Cade McNamara is a potential star QB
247Sports analyst Blair Angulo has covered Michigan quarterback commit Cade McNamara for several years and thinks the Wolverines have added another strong player to their 2019 class, which currently ranks No. 4 in the country.
Michigan softball tops EMU Eagles 4-0
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