The Wolverine

February 2017

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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70 THE WOLVERINE FEBRUARY 2017   MICHIGAN IN THE PROS • David Harris (2003-06), LB, New York Jets: Started all 15 games in which he appeared for 5-11 New York … Com- piled a team-best 95 tackles (63 solo), 0.5 sacks and two passes broken up. • Chad Henne (2004-07), QB, Jack- sonville Jaguars: Took one snap this year for the 3-13 Jaguars, but did not throw a pass. • Willie Henry (2013-15), DT, Balti- more Ravens: Was activated for one game, but did not play in his rookie season for 8-8 Baltimore. • Joe Kerridge (2012-15), FB, Green Bay Packers: Signed to the 10-6 Pack- ers' practice squad Oct. 3 after being released from Washington's and was added to the active roster Nov. 13 … Notched one carry this year, used mainly on special teams and as a lead blocker. • Taylor Lewan (2010-13), OT, Ten- nessee Titans: Started all 16 games this season for 9-7 Tennessee. • Jake Long (2004-07), OT, Minne- sota Vikings: Placed on injured reserve after a week 10 loss to Washington fol- lowing an Achilles tendon injury … Played in four games and started three this year for the 8-8 Vikings. • Patrick Omameh (2009-12), OL, Jacksonville Jaguars: Played in 10 games and started seven for 2-11 Jack- sonville … Was lost for the season and placed on injured reserve following a leg injury suffered during week 11. • Thomas Rawls (20010-13), RB, Seattle Seahawks: Made six starts in eight games played for 10-5-1 Seattle … Carried 109 times for 349 yards and three scores, and caught 13 passes for 96 yards. • Denard Robinson (2009-12), RB, Jacksonville Jaguars: Played in 13 games with one start for 3-13 Jackson- ville … Carried 41 times for 144 yards and caught three passes for 22 yards. • Jake Rudock (2015), QB, Detroit Lions: Signed to the 9-7 Lions' practice squad and was promoted to the active roster in week 12 … Did not throw a pass in his rookie season. • Jake Ryan (2010-14), LB, Green Bay Packers: Started 10 of 14 games he played in for 10-6 Green Bay … Re- corded 82 tackles (57 solo) and three passes broken up. • Michael Schofield (2010-13), OT, Denver Broncos: Started all 16 games for 9-7 Denver. • Fitz Toussaint (2010-13), RB, Pitts- burgh Steelers: Saw action in all 16 games for the 11-5 Steelers … Carried 14 times for 58 yards and caught three passes for 33 yards. • Jarrod Wilson (2012-15), S, Jack- sonville Jaguars: Played in all 16 games as a rookie … Registered eight tackles (six solo) for 3-13 Jacksonville. The NBA CARIS LEVERT STARTING TO ROUND INTO FORM Fully recovered from a foot injury that cost him almost all of his junior and senior seasons at Michigan, Ca- ris LeVert was finally cleared to play Dec. 5 for the Brooklyn Nets, the team that drafted him 20th overall. He's slowly rounding into the form that made him an elite college player … when healthy. "I'm similar to you guys — I'm learning about him," Nets head coach Kenny Atkinson told report- ers Jan. 13. "I watched a lot of film in college of him, but this is a different deal. I'm starting to just feel out who he is as a player. Trey Burke • NBA The fourth-year pro scored a season-high 27 points on 10-of-12 shooting, including making all five of his triples, in Washington's 118-95 win over Brooklyn Dec. 30. Max Pacioretty • NHL The Montreal Canadiens left winger scored his 20th goal of the season in a Jan. 14 win over the Rangers and is now second in the NHL in game-winning goals with six. Rich Hill • MLB The former U-M standout signed a new three-year, $48-million contract in December to stay with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hill notched a 2.12 ERA in 20 starts with the club last year. HEADLINERS Former Michigan athletes in the news this month Veteran David Harris did miss a game for the first time in eight seasons, but he still racked up 95 tackles to lead the Jets in stops for the seventh time in the past eight campaigns. PHOTO COURTESY NEW YORK JETS

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