Michigan lost to South Carolina, 26-19, after blowing a 16-point lead in the second half. Freshman WR Donovan Peoples-Jones struggled in the game, including a drop and a muffed punt.
After the game, Peoples-Jones tweeted out his thoughts. He either heard online criticism or was ready to get out ahead of any.
“I will learn.. I will be better.. don’t be a fan later…” Peoples-Jones tweeted.
Michigan football: Donovan Peoples-Jones shares message to fans
I will learn.. I will be better.. don't be a fan later…
— Donovan P. Jones (@dpeoplesjones) January 1, 2018
Peoples-Jones had 6 catches for 58 yards in the loss as Michigan finished the season 8-5. For the season, Peoples-Jones had 22 receptions for 277 yards. He also had a punt return touchdown.
Peoples-Jones was a 5-star recruit as part of Michigan’s 2018 recruiting class. He was ranked No. 1 nationally as a wide receiver and was the top player from Michigan. He was No. 12 overall in the nation for all positions.