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March 2013 - Signing Day Edition

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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football recruiting issue team, but we found ways to win.��� Gedeon���s teammates shared his outstanding work ethic, Wright added, making the group a fun one to coach. ���The work he put in was incredible,��� Wright said. ���That comes naturally through brother Alex, who also worked his butt off, and Sam, who was not nearly as big as Ben ��� he played at 170, but now he���s 210 pounds and racked up. All those kids know how to work. Work ethic is not a problem.��� That will serve Gedeon well when he gets to Michigan and has to face the best of the best on a daily basis, Wright added. ���He���s got to learn he���s going to be playing bigger, stronger, faster guys at a top of the food chain school and playing really good competition week in and week out,��� Wright said. ���Can he compete with those guys? Yeah. But whether he���s ready right away, that���s up to [Michigan coaches] Brady Hoke and Greg Mattison to say. ���I think he���s going to be pretty good, but you never know. I was at the University of Georgia for a few years, and some players we thought were great weren���t always. I���d say there���s a great chance, though. If I���m betting, I���m betting on him to do well.��� He���s been successful at just about everything he���s done, after all, including in the classroom, where he boasts a 4.2 grade-point average on

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