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September 2021

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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40 THE WOLVERINE SEPTEMBER 2021 BY CLAYTON SAYFIE M ichigan's 2020 class was rated No. 11 in the na- tion by and included 23 total signees. Despite being just over a year into their collegiate careers, three members of the class have already transferred, leaving 20 who are still on campus. Several have already seen significant playing time — which is made more noteworthy considering U-M played just six games in 2020 due a shortened season and three cancellations — and more are expected to contribute in a big way this fall. Here is a detailed breakdown of what each has done to this point: Rec. Name Pos. Stars Reece Atteberry OL Has just one game under his belt, having made his debut on special teams against Minnesota. Heading into this coming season, he's behind sixth-year senior Andrew Vastardis and freshman Greg Crippen at center. Blake Corum RB Started the season opener at Minne- sota and played in every game, carry- ing the ball 26 times for 77 yards and two touchdowns, and catching five passes for 73 yards. He also returned five kickoffs for 96 yards. While red- shirt sophomore Hassan Haskins is the likely starter at running back this year, head coach Jim Harbaugh has al- luded to Corum being neck and neck with him and in line to receive plenty of playing time. Eamonn Dennis CB Did not play during his freshman season and is not in the two-deep heading into 2021. Darion Green-Warren CB Did not see game action in 2020 and is fighting to climb into the two-deep in his second year. Jaylen Harrell DL Made four tackles in four games while playing special teams last year. He is not expected to start along the defensive line this season, but could earn some snaps as a rotational player. A.J. Henning WR Played in all six games with one start last season, catching six passes for 59 yards and rushing three times for 15 yards. He's battling with sopho- more Mike Sainristil for the starting Freshman running back Blake Corum shared the team's Offensive Player of the Week honors for his performance against Minnesota in last year's season opener, when he turned five car- ries into 24 yards and added two catches for 36 yards. PHOTO BY LON HORWEDEL 2020 CLASS REVIEW PRIMED TO BREAK THROUGH Several In The 2020 Class Will Do Some Heavy Lifting This Fall

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