Overall record (regular season only): 11-1. Only six programs forced fewer than Michigan's 12. Miami vs. Clemson: Which Elite Defense Will Prevail in ACC Championship Game, College Football Top 25 Upset Alert for Week 11, College Football Top 25 Upset Alert for Week 10, College Football Top 25 Upset Alert for Week 9. CFB National Signing Day 2019 Did Not Disappoint, Martell Is Leaving Ohio St. and Is on His Way to the U, White House Treats National Champions to Fast Food Cheat Day, Northwestern May Have CFB's Most Hyped Coach, Army's Historic Bowl Beatdown Caps Off Epic Season, Purdue Football's No. Peppers' move helps, but depth is still a problem. All three starters graduated, leaving Ben Gedeon as the only returning player with notable experience. Still, having a soft opening schedule doesn't hurt. Now, if Michigan uses nickel personnel with Peppers alongside Gedeon at linebacker, this conundrum might not be a glaring problem.

And with the anticipation and excitement, I’ve put together a couple preview posts to get ready for fall camp. Their toughest conference games are MSU and Michigan during the last two weeks of the season. That contest against Michigan State begins a brutal five-week stretch. Michigan Wolverines Football Michigan Football: Depth Chart Analysis, Complete 2016 Preview and Predictions David Kenyon Featured Columnist August 25, 2016 Comments Quarterback #3 Wilton Speight, JR* #8 John O’Korn, SR* Running Back #4 DeVeon Smith, SR #32 Ty Isaac, SR* Fullback #19 Henry Poggi, SR* #80 Khalid Hill, SR* Wide Receiver X #82 Amara Darboh, 5th #85 Moe Ways, JR* Wide Receiver Z #86 Jehu Chesson, 5th #14 Drake Harris, … Finally, Michigan boards a plane to challenge Rutgers on Oct. 8. Either Grant Newsome or 4-star freshman Ben Bredeson will join the lineup, according to Drevno (via Adam Biggers of Today's U): Sounds like O-line is set, w/ exception to LT. Cole at C, Braden at LG, Kalis at RG, Magnuson at RT. Behind him at weak-side linebacker is Devin Bush, a 4-star prospect. He plucked Don Brown from Boston College, where Dr. Jim Harbaugh's Michigan football team enters the 2016 season with high expectations, an inviting schedule, a terrific starting lineup and questionable depth. "Determining that is more difficult than it seems," Harbaugh said. Blitz led the nation's No. Drake Johnson, Ty Isaac, Karan Higdon and 4-star Kareem Walker will factor into the rotation. Although Michigan won't rely on the aerial attack, the offense's best weapons are pass-catchers. 1 Fan Is Inspiring the Team, CFB's Creative Entrances Put WWE to Shame, CFB's Walk-on Scholarship Season Has Returned, Tua Continues to Take Hawaiian Football to Another Level, CFB Players Teaming Up to Tackle Hunger in Miami, 4'2" WR Will Walk on at Baylor University, Felder's Film Room: Ferocious Front 7's Will Decide National Championship, UAB Is Making CFB Even More Fun and Having Its Best Season at the Same Time, Heisman Hopefuls: B/R Highlights Finalists Prior to Trophy Ceremony.