The Wolverine

March 2016

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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BY CHRIS BALAS F ormer Michigan right tackle Michael Schofield was thrust into duty earlier this year for the Denver Broncos when several of his teammates on the offensive line went down with injury. The right tackle improved throughout the year and earned a Super Bowl ring in his first year as a starter, protecting Peyton Manning in Denver's 24‑10 win over Carolina Feb. 7. Schofield, a third‑round pick in 2014, didn't play at all as a rookie and was low on the depth chart this year before an injury to left tackle Ty Sam‑   MICHIGAN IN THE PROS An Improbable Super Bowl Story Offensive tackle Michael Schofield went from not playing a snap as a rookie last year to starting for the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos this season. PHOTO COURTESY DENVER BRONCOS

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