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January 2021

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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64 THE WOLVERINE JANUARY 2021   MICHIGAN IN THE PROS jury) for the 6-9 Cowboys … Recorded 56 tackles, two passes defended, two sacks and a fumble recovery. • David Long (2016-18), CB, Los Angeles Rams: Played in all 15 games (one start) and posted seven tackles for 9-6 Los Angeles. • Erik Magnuson (2012-16), OL, Las Vegas Raiders: Spent the season on the 7-8 Raiders' practice squad and has not appeared in a game this season. • Sean McKeon (2016-19), TE, Dal- las Cowboys: Competed in 13 contests for 6-9 Dallas, but hasn't compiled any stats. • Josh Metellus (2016-19), S, Min- nesota Vikings: Recorded nine tack- les and two fumble recoveries off the bench while seeing the field in 14 games for 6-9 Minnesota. • Bryan Mone (2014-18), DT, Seattle Seahawks: Played in nine games for 11-4 Seattle as a backup, and registered nine tackles, half a sack and a forced safety … Missed six contests after land- ing on injured reserve due to an ankle sprain. • Patrick Omameh (2008-12), OL, Kansas City Chiefs: Participated in six games (no starts) with Las Vegas before being waived Dec. 14 and claimed by New Orleans the following day … Re- leased by the Saints Dec. 24 and signed to the 14-1 Chiefs' practice squad Dec. 26. • Michael Onwenu (2016-19), OL, New England Patriots: Started all 15 games for 6-9 New England, with his starting assignments coming at three different spots on the offensive line — 12 at right tackle, two at left guard and one at right guard. • Donovan Peoples-Jones (2017-19), WR, Cleveland Browns: Earned the starting nod in two of the 11 contests he participated in for 10-5 Cleveland … Hauled in 13 receptions for 293 yards and two touchdowns … Also av- eraged 4.6 yards on 16 punt returns and 21.1 yards on 18 kicks returns. • Jabrill Peppers (2014- 16), S, New York Giants: Started 13 of the 14 games he played in (missed one with a low-ankle sprain) for the 5-10 Giants … Tallied 83 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 10 passes defended, one interception, one fumble recovery and a forced fumble … Averaged 11.4 yards on 13 punt returns … His 83 tackles were the third most on the team. • Cesar Ruiz (2017-19), OL, New Or- leans Saints: Has played in 14 games and made nine starts at right guard for the 11-4 Saints. • Jon Runyan (2015-19), OL, Green Bay Packers: Has seen action in all 15 of the 12-3 Packers' games (no starts). • Michael Schofield (2009-13), OG, Carolina Panthers: Played in 10 games for the 5-10 Panthers, starting the first two games at left guard before getting benched prior to the club's Sept. 27 out- ing against the Chargers … Took on a backup role from that point on. • Josh Uche (2016-19), LB, New Eng- land Patriots: Has played in nine con- tests for the 6-9 Patriots, after missing the first six games of the season due to an ankle injury … Compiled eight tackles and one sack. • Brandon Watson (2014-18), CB, Jacksonville Jaguars: Competed in all 15 games for the 1-14 Jaguars with one start and accumulated 24 tackles. • Jarrod Wilson (2012-15), S, Jack- sonville Jaguars: Took on a starting role in all 11 contests he participated in (missed four with a hamstring injury) for 1-14 Jacksonville … Recorded 60 tackles, one interception, one forced fumble and three passes defended. • Chase Winovich (2014-18), DE, New England Patriots: Saw action in all 15 contests and made eight starts for 6-9 New England … Logged 40 tackles, 3.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one inter- ception and one pass defended. • Chris Wormley (2012-16), DL, Pitts- burgh Steelers: Received playing time in 12 games off the bench (missed three with a knee injury) for the 12-3 Steelers and notched six tackles. FORMER WOLVERINES ON NBA ROSTERS Through Dec. 28 • Ignas Brazdeikis (Played at U-M from 2018-19), F, New York Knicks: Scored two points and pulled down one rebound in just one minute of ac- tion for the 1-2 Knicks. • Trey Burke (2011-13), G, Dallas Mavericks: Averaged 9.7 points, 1.0 rebound and 1.0 assist in 20.7 minutes while appearing in all three of the 1-2 Mavericks' games (no starts). • Tim Hardaway Jr. (2010-13), G/F, Dallas Mavericks: Started all three of 1-2 Dallas' contests, and averaged 13.3 points and 4.3 rebounds in 26.0 min- utes per game. • Caris LeVert (2012-16), G, Brook- lyn Nets: Played in four games with one start for the 2-2 Nets, and averaged 17.0 points, 5.8 assists and 4.8 rebounds in 26.8 minutes per contest. • Jordan Poole (2017-19), G, Golden State Warriors: Competed in all three of the 1-2 Warriors' games and notched 7.7 points in 16.7 minutes per contest. • Duncan Robinson (2014-18), F, Mi- ami Heat: Started each of the 1-1 Heat's two games and averaged 18.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in 31.0 minutes per contest … Shot 52.6 percent from three- point range. • Glenn Robinson III (2012- 14), F, Sacramento Kings: Came off the bench in the 2-1 Kings' first two games, and averaged 4.0 points and 2.0 rebounds in 15.5 minutes per outing. • Moritz Wagner (2015- 1 8 ) , F, Wa s h i n g to n Wi z - ards: Scored four points and pulled down two rebounds in just six minutes during one appearance for the 0-3 Wizards. • D.J. Wilson (2014-17), F, Milwaukee Bucks: Averaged 3.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 11.3 minutes per show- down off the bench while competing in all three of the 1-2 Bucks' tilts. ❏ Brandon Graham • NFL The 32-year-old Philadelphia Eagles defensive end earned his first-ever Pro Bowl bid Dec. 21, with the debut honor occurring in his 11th sea- son in the pros. Khaleke Hudson • NFL The Washington Football Team linebacker was awarded the first start of his NFL career in his club's 20-15 loss to Seattle Dec. 20, with the former Wolverine (2016-19) racking up eight tackles that day after having tallied just three stops all season prior to the game. Duncan Robinson • NBA The Miami Heat forward poured in 23 points in his club's 111-98 win over New Orleans on Christmas Day, connecting on 7 of 13 three- pointers in the process. — Austin Fox HEADLINERS Former Michigan athletes in the news this month

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