The Wolverine

November 2021

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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26 THE WOLVERINE NOVEMBER 2021 BY CHRIS BALAS J im Harbaugh's seventh Michigan team was exceeding expectations through seven games, posting an unblemished 7-0 record with big road wins at Wisconsin and Nebraska. The Wolverines were ranked No. 6 in the country headed into the game with Mich- igan State. Here's a look at how each position group is grading out so far: QUARTERBACKS: C Redshirt freshman Cade McNamara is undefeated in games he's started and fin- ished, and he was extremely impressive in the comeback win at Rutgers last year. That's a huge positive. He checks into the right plays, he doesn't turn it over — he also throws balls early if he has to in order to avoid sacks and doesn't take them (only Second-year freshman Blake Corum (above) and redshirt sophomore Hassan Haskins have combined for 1,328 yards and 20 touchdowns on the ground through seven games. PHOTO BY LON HORWEDEL GRADING THE WOLVERINES U-M Is Excelling In Many Areas, With Room For Improvement In Others

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