2016 Michigan Football Season Preview: Post Camp Depth Chart Prediction

Game week is finally here and fall camp is in the books. That also means the rumors of standouts and depth chart changes will come to light soon. But what if you’re not ready to wait until Saturday to know who will start where? To lend a helping hand with that patience issue, I’ve gathered all of the camp news and notes, added them up and put together this first week 2016 Michigan football depth chart prediction.

Starting with the biggest news/shocker out of camp (for some)…..

Quarterback

  1. #3 Wilton Speight
  2. #8 John O’Korn
  3. #7 Shane Morris OR #18 Brandon Peters

Running Back

  1. #4 DeVeon Smith
  2. #32 Ty Isaac
  3. #12 Chris Evans OR #20 Drake Johnson

Fullback

  1. #19 Henry Poggi
  2. #80 Khalid Hill (HB)
  3. #37 Bobby Henderson

Wide Receiver X

  1. #82 Amara Darboh
  2. #85 Moe Ways
  3. #1 Kekoa Crawford

Wide Receiver Z

  1. #86 Jehu Chesson
  2. #14 Drake Harris
  3. #13 Eddie McDoom

Slot Receiver

  1. #9 Grant Perry
  2. #14 Drake Harris
  3. #10 Nate Johnson OR #16 Jack Wangler

Tight End

  1. #88 Jake Butt
  2. #89 Ian Bunting
  3. #2 Devin Asiasi OR #8 Tyrone Wheatley Jr
  4. #10 Zach Gentry OR #84 Sean McKeon

Left Tackle

  1. #77 Grant Newsome
  2. #74 Ben Bredeson OR #76 Juwann Bushell-Beatty

Left Guard

  1. #74 Ben Bredeson
  2. #71 Ben Braden OR #55 David Dawson

Center

  1. #52 Mason Cole
  2. #57 Patrick Kugler

Right Guard

  1. #71 Ben Braden OR #67 Kyle Kalis
  2. #55 David Dawson

Right Tackle

  1. #78 Erik Magnuson
  2. #74 Ben Bredeson OR #70 Nolan Ulizio

Defense

Rush Defensive End

  1. #33 Taco Charlton
  2. #15 Chase Winovich
  3. #93 Lawrence Marshall

Nose Tackle

  1. #96 Ryan Glasgow
  2. #90 Bryan Mone
  3. #50 Michael Onwenu

Defensive Tackle

  1. #43 Chris Wormley
  2. #73 Maurice Hurst
  3. #99 Matt Godin

Anchor Defensive End

  1. #3 Rashan Gary
  2. #43 Chris Wormley
  3. #2 Carlo Kemp

SAM Linebacker

  1. #5 Jabrill Peppers
  2. #59 Noah Furbush

MIKE Linebacker

  1. #42 Ben Gedeon
  2. #46 Mike Wroblewski
  3. #19 Jared Wangler OR #9 Devin Gil

WILL Linebacker

  1. #9 Mike McCray
  2. #10 Devin Bush Jr
  3. #52 Elysee Mbem-Bosse

Cornerback

  1. #26 Jourdan Lewis
  2. #34 Jeremy Clark
  3. #24 Lavert Hill

Free Safety

  1. #44 Delano Hill
  2. #23 Tyree Kinnel

Strong Safety

  1. #25 Dymonte Thomas
  2. #7 Khaleke Hudson
  3. #23 Josh Metellus

Cornerback

  1. #8 Channing Stribling
  2. #22 David Long OR #6 Keith Washington
  3. #28 Brandon Watson

Special Teams

Kicker

  1. #91 Kenny Allen
  2. #15 Quinn Nordin

Punter

  1. #91 Kenny Allen
  2. #17 Will Hart OR #15 Quinn Nordin

Long Snapper

  1. #31 Scott Sypniewski
  2. #50 Andrew Robinson

Kick Returner

  1. #5 Jabrill Peppers OR #12 Chris Evans
  2. #26 Jourdan Lewis OR #13 Eddie McDoom

Punt Returner

  1. #5 Jabrill Peppers
  2. #12 Chris Evans
  3. #9 Grant Perry

Who do you think will be seeing the field this Saturday? Make your positional depth chart predictions in the comment section below!

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