2018 Depth Chart Projection

(Last Update: 1/21/18)

Check out the projected 2018 Michigan football depth chart based off of current roster, latest news, my latest 2018 Best Guess Michigan Recruiting Class and transfers:

  • On the Roster/Signed
  • *5th year available
  • Walk-on 
  • BGRC

Offense

Two-Deep
PositionStarterBackup
QB#20 Patterson#18 Peters
RB#22 Higdon#12 Evans
FB#42 MasonVanSumeren
WRx#9 Peoples-Jones#1 Crawford
WRz#7 Black#4 Collins
Slot#88 Perry#81 Schoenle
TE#84 McKeon#83 Gentry
LT #55 Hudson#66 Filiaga
LG#74 Bredeson#59 Honigford
C #51 Ruiz#72 Spanellis
RG #50 Onwenu#75 Runyan Jr.
RT #71 Stueber #70 Ulizio

Quarterback

  1. #20 Shea Patterson, JR
  2. #18 Brandon Peters, JR*
  3. #10 Dylan McCaffrey, SO*
  4. Joe Milton, FR
  5. Kevin Doyle, FR
  • Out: Wilton Speight, John O’Korn, Alex Malzone, Garrett Moores
  • In: Patterson, Milton, Doyle

Running Back

  1. #22 Karan Higdon, SR
  2. #12 Chris Evans, JR
  3. #6 Kareem Walker, JR*
  4. #23 O’Maury Samuels, SO
  5. #5 Kurt Taylor, SO*
  6. Christian Turner, FR
  7. Hassan Haskins, FR
  8. Michael Barrett, FR
  • Out: Ty Isaac
  • In: Turner, Haskins, Barrett

Full Back

  1. #42 Ben Mason, SO
  2. Ben VanSumeren, FR
  3. #38 Jared Wangler, 5th
  • Out: Khalid Hill, Henry Poggi
  • In: VanSumeren

Wide Receiver 

  1. #7 Tarik Black, SO*
  2. #9 Donovan Peoples-Jones, SO
  3. #1 Kekoa Crawford, JR
  4. #4 Nico Collins, SO
  5. #81 Nate Schoenle, JR
  6. #2 Oliver Martin, SO*
  7. #13 Eddie McDoom, JR
  8. Ronnie Bell, FR
  • Out: Drake Harris
  • In: Bell

Slot Receiver

  1. #88 Grant Perry, SR
  2. #81 Nate Schoenle, JR
  3. #2 Oliver Martin, SO
  4. Michael Barrett, FR
  • Out: Jared Wangler
  • In: Bell, Barrett

Tight End

  1. #84 Sean McKeon, JR
  2.  #83 Zach Gentry, SR*
  3. #17 Tyrone Wheatley Jr, SR*
  4. #82 Nick Eubanks, JR*
  5. Mustapha Muhammad, FR
  6. Luke Schoonmaker, FR
  7. Ryan Hayes, FR
  8. #89 Ian Bunting, 5th
  • Out: None
  • In: Muhammad, Schoonmaker, Hayes

Left Tackle

  1. #77 Grant Newsome, SR* (inj)
  2. #55 James Hudson, SO*
  3. #66 Chuck Filiaga, SO
  4. Ryan Hayes, FR 
  • Out: Mason Cole
  • In: Hayes

Left Guard

  1. #74 Ben Bredeson, JR
  2. #59 Joel Honigford, SO*
  3. Jarrett Patterson, FR
  • Out: None
  • In: Patterson

Center

  1. #51 Cesar Ruiz, SO
  2. #72 Stephen Spanellis, SR*
  3. #68 Andrew Vastardis, JR
  • Out: Patrick Kugler
  • In: None

Right Guard

  1. #50 Michael Onwenu, JR
  2. #75 Jon Runyan Jr, SR*
  3. #72 Stephen Spanellis, SR*
  • Out: Patrick Kugler
  • In: None

Right Tackle

  1. #71 Andrew Stueber, SO*
  2. #70 Nolan Ulizio, JR* 
  3. #76 Juwann Bushell-Beatty, 5th
  4. Jalen Mayfield, FR
  • Out: None
  • In: Mayfield

Defense 

Two Deep
PositionStarterBackup
SSDE #3 Gary#2 Kemp
NT#5 Solomon#90 Mone
DT #50 Dwumfour#95 Jeter
WSDE#15 Winovich#18 Vilain
VIPER#7 HudsonReese
SAM#35 Uche#36 Gil
MIKE#10 Bush Jr#12 Ross
WILL#8 Singleton#34 Anthony
CB#24 Hill#1 Thomas
CB #22 LongSims
NCB#1 ThomasHughes
FS #23 KinnelHughes
SS#26 Woods#14 Metellus

Nose Tackle

  1. #5 Aubrey Solomon, SO
  2. #90 Bryan Mone, 5th
  3. #31 Phillip Paea, SO*
  • Out: None
  • In: None

Defensive Tackle 

  1. #50 Michael Dwumfour, JR
  2. #95 Donovan Jeter, SO* 
  3. #93 Lawrence Marshall, 5th
  4. #97 Ron Johnson, JR
  5. #44 Deron Irving-Bey, SO*
  • Out: Maurice Hurst
  • In: None

Defensive End 

  1. #3 Rashan Gary, JR
  2. #15 Chase Winovich, 5th
  3. #2 Carlo Kemp, JR
  4. #18 Luiji Vilain, SO* 
  5. #19 Kwity Paye, SO
  6. Aidan Hutchinson, FR
  7. #4 Reuben Jones, SR*
  8. Taylor Upshaw, FR
  9. Julius Welschof, FR
  • Out: None
  • In: Hutchinson, Upshaw, Welschof

VIPER

  1. #7 Khaleke Hudson, JR
  2. Otis Reese, FR
  3. #29 Jordan Glasgow, SR
  • Out: None
  • In: Reese

SAM 

  1. #35 Josh Uche, JR
  2. #36 Devin Gil, JR
  3. #59 Noah Furbush, 5th
  • Out: None
  • In: None

MIKE

  1. #10 Devin Bush Jr, JR 
  2. #12 Josh Ross, SO 
  3. Cam McGrone, FR
  • Out: Mike Wroblewski
  • In: McGrone

WILL

  1. #8 Drew Singleton, SO*
  2. #34 Jordan Anthony, SO*
  3. #52 Elysee Mbem-Bosse, JR
  • Out: Mike McCray
  • In: None

Cornerback 

  1. #24 Lavert Hill, JR
  2. #22 David Long, JR
  3. #1 Ambry Thomas, SO
  4. Myles Sims, FR
  5. #28 Brandon Watson, 5th 
  6. #25 Benjamin St-Juste, SO
  7. Gemon Green, FR
  8. Sammy Faustin, FR
  • Out: None
  • In: Sims, Green, Faustin

Nickel 

  1. #1 Ambry Thomas, SO 
  2. Casey Hughes, 5th 
  3. #16 Jaylen Kelly-Powell, SO 
  4. Vincent Gray, FR 
  • Out: None
  • In: Hughes, Gray

Safety

  1. #23 Tyree Kinnel, SR
  2. #26 J’Marick Woods, SO
  3. Casey Hughes, 5th 
  4. #14 Josh Metellus, JR
  5. #16 Jaylen Kelly-Powell, SO
  6. #20 Brad Hawkins, SO
  7. German Green, FR
  8. Vincent Gray, FR 
  • Out: None
  • In: Green, Gray

Special Teams 

Two-Deep
PositionStarterBackup
K #3 Nordin#41 Tice
P#3 Robbins#17 Hart
KR#1 Thomas#20 Hawkins
PR#9 Peoples-Jones#1 Thomas

Kicker

  1. #3 Quinn Nordin, JR
  2. #31 James Foug, 5th
  • Out: None
  • In: None

Punter

  1. #3 Brad Robbins, SO
  2. #17 Will Hart, JR
  • Out: None
  • In: None

Kick Returner

  1. #1 Ambry Thomas, SO
  2. #20 Brad Hawkins, SO
  • Out: None
  • In: None

Punt Returner 

  1. #9 Donovan Peoples-Jones, SO
  2. #1 Ambry Thomas, SO
  • Out: None
  • In: None

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