The Wolverine

November 2015

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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BY MICHAEL SPATH R edshirt junior defensive tackle Ryan Glasgow adjusted the ball cap resting backwards on his head to show off the insignia for a youth soccer team he played for, laughing over the memo- ries of the ongoing sibling rivalry with older brother Graham that be- gan when Ryan was six years old. "The battles started with soccer, but then it was basketball and foot- ball. We had a stop in wrestling for a year and really any sport, even video games. … There has always been some competition between the two of us," said Ryan, who lines up op- posite Graham, a center, every day on the practice field. "Our battles in practice are pretty even. If anything, he gets the best of me. He's a great player. I think it's fair to say that he's the best center I've gone against this year, and with Jack Allen from Michigan State, one of the top two centers I've played against in my career at Michigan. "The competition helps makes us as good as we can be." A walk-on freshman in 2011, Gra- ham appeared in five games as a re- serve offensive lineman in 2012 and then bulldozed his way into the start- ing lineup in 2013, refusing to bow down to the scholarship players on the Maize and Blue roster. Over the past three seasons, through Oct. 19, Graham has ap- peared in 37 games and made 31 starts. Following Graham to Michigan, and intent on keeping the ongoing Aurora, Ill., family bouts alive, Ryan adopted the well-worn cliché 'any- thing you can do, I can do better' and went to work. In his redshirt freshman campaign of 2013, he played in 11 games, six more than Graham had, and then From Walk-Ons To STARTERS The Glasgow Brothers, Defensive Tackle Ryan And Center Graham, Have Become Fixtures In Michigan's Lineup

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