The Wolverine

December 2021*

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

Issue link: https://comanpub.uberflip.com/i/1433691

Contents of this Issue

Navigation

Page 61 of 67

62 THE WOLVERINE DECEMBER 2021 BY CLAYTON SAYFIE F ormer Michigan defensive end and current Indianapolis Colts rookie Kwity Paye has battled through a ham- string injury this season, missing two games, but has come on strong midway through the year. He hadn't made a hit on an opposing quarterback until he notched two in a 45- 30 win over the New York Jets in Week 9. The following week, he recorded the first sack of his career in a victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, which spurred a three-game sack streak that included a forced fumble on Buffalo Bills quarter- back Josh Allen in Week 11. "I've been getting a whole lot of pres- sures," he said after his first sack. "It felt good to get one." Paye's three consecutive contests with a sack made him the first Colts rookie to do so since linebacker Darius Leonard from Weeks 2-4 in the 2018 season. FORMER WOLVERINES IN THE NFL Through Nov. 29 • Tom Brady (Played at U-M from 1995-99), QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Completed 67.6 percent of his passes   MICHIGAN IN THE PROS Kwity Paye Is On A Tear Paye, a rookie with the Indianapolis Colts, had posted 20 tackles, three sacks, six quarterback hits and two fumble recoveries through the end of November. PHOTO COURTESY INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of The Wolverine - December 2021*