The Wolverine

November 2011

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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������ michigan in the pros Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson was tied for the NFL lead in interceptions with five through eight weeks. Photo courtesy green bay packers Headlinersthis month Former Michigan athletes in the news ������ Jack Johnson ��� NHL Johnson was tied for the NHL lead with three game-winning goals as of Oct. 31, the only defenseman among the four league leaders. Johnson had notched game-winners on each of his tallies this season. ������ LaMarr Woodley ��� NFL Woodley, who holds the NFL record with four straight postseason games with multiple sacks, duplicated the feat in the regular season when he sacked former U-M and current New England quarterback Tom Brady twice in Pittsburgh���s 25-17 win Oct.�� 30. Woodley led the AFC with nine sacks as of Oct. 31. ������ Jake Fox ��� MLB Fox, who batted .246 in spot duty with Baltimore last season, was expected to decline an outright assignment to Triple-A Norfolk. Fox passed through waivers Oct. 28, the Baltimore Sun reported, and was likely to become a free agent. 116��� the wolverine��� ������ NOVEMBER 2011 WR, New York Giants: Has played in six games this year, missing one with injury, and caught 24 passes for 290 yards and a touchdown. ����� Zoltan Mesko (2006-09), P, New England Patriots: Has punted 22 times in seven games, averaging 43.2 yards overall and 38.4 net, and has dropped nine kicks inside the 20. ��� Brandon Minor (2006-09), RB, Denver Broncos: On injured reserve in Denver and has yet to play in an NFL game. ��� Jonas Mouton (2007-10), LB, San Diego Chargers: Placed on injured reserve due to a shoulder injury before a week three Chargers win over Kansas City ��� Will not play this year. ��� Ryan Mundy (2003-06), DB, Pittsburgh Steelers: Has played in eight games this year and notched nine solo tackles and eight assists ��� Caught one pass for 33 yards on a fake punt. ��� Steve Schilling (2007-10), OL, San Diego Chargers: Started his rookie season on the Chargers��� practice squad, but was signed to the active roster at the end of October ��� Has yet to play this year. ��� Morgan Trent (2005-08), DB, Cincinnati Bengals: Has recorded four tackles and two assists in six games this year playing primarily on special teams. ��� LaMarr Woodley (2003-06), OLB, Pittsburgh Steelers: Has recorded 24 solo tackles, 12 assists, nine sacks, nine tackles for loss, eight quarterback hurries, one interception and two pass breakups this year ��� Ranks fourth in the NFL in sacks. ��� Charles Woodson (1995-97), CB, Green Bay Packers: Has started seven games and registered 20 solo stops, six assists, a sack, a tackle for loss, seven pass breakups and five interceptions, one returned for a 30-yard touchdown ... Tied for first in the NFL in interceptions. ������ The NHL Matt Hunwick Is Waiting His Turn In Colorado It���s unfamiliar territory, but Colorado Avalanche defenseman and former Wolverine Matt Hunwick, in his third full season in the NHL, has spent the first 10 games of his season as a healthy scratch. Hunwick played in 76 regular-season games for Boston in 2009-10 and a combined 73 for the Bruins and Avs last season, but he���s having a hard time seeing the ice this year.

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