2021 Future Football Roster

(Last Update: 4/1/20)

Check out my projected 2021 Michigan football roster based off of the latest news, reports, current roster, and latest Best Guess Recruiting Class.

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

Offense

First Team

  • QB: McCaffrey
  • RB: Charbonnet
  • RB: Haskins
  • WR: Bell
  • WR: C. Johnson
  • WR: Sainristil
  • TE: All
  • LT: Hayes
  • LG: Barnhart
  • C: Carpenter
  • RG: Rumler
  • RT: Mayfield

Quarterback

  1. #10 Dylan McCaffrey, 5th
  2. #5 Joe Milton, SR*
  3. #12 Cade McNamara, JR*
  4. Dan Villari, SO
  5. JJ McCarthy, FR
  • In: McCarthy
  • Out: None

Running Back

  1. #24 Zach Charbonnet, JR
  2. #25 Hassan Haskins, SR*   
  3. #3 Christian Turner, SR* 
  4. #2 Blake Corum, SO
  5. Donovan Edwards, FR
  6. AJ Green, FR
  • In: Edwards, Green
  • Out: Chris Evans, Ben Mason

Wide Receiver 

  1. #8 Ronnie Bell, SR*
  2. #6 Cornelius Johnson, JR
  3. AJ Henning, SO
  4. Roman Wilson, SO
  5. Andrel Anthony, FR
  6. Malcolm Johnson Jr, FR
  • In: Anthony, Johnson Jr
  • Out: Nico Collins, Nate Schoenle, Jake McCurry

Slot Receiver

  1. #19 Mike Sainristil, JR
  2. #15 Giles Jackson, JR
  3. Eamonn Dennis, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Tight End

  1. #83 Erick All, JR
  2. #86 Luke Schoonmaker, SR*
  3. Matthew Hibner, SO
  4. Louis Hansen, FR
  5. Jack Pugh, FR
  • In: Hansen, Pugh
  • Out: Nick Eubanks

Left Tackle

  1. #76 Ryan Hayes, SR*
  2. #52 Karsen Barnhart, JR*
  3. Jeffrey Persi, SO*
  4. David Davidkov, FR
  • In: Davidkov
  • Out: None

Left Guard

  1. #52 Karsen Barnhart, JR*
  2. #66 Chuck Filiaga, 5th 
  3. #53 Trent Jones, JR*
  4. Rocco Spindler, FR
  • In: Spindler
  • Out: None

Center

  1. #58 Zach Carpenter, JR*
  2. Reece Atteberry, SO*
  3. Greg Crippen, FR
  • In: Crippen
  • Out: Andrew Vastardis

Right Guard

  1. #55 Nolan Rumler, JR*
  2. #71 Andrew Stueber, 5th
  3. #65 Zak Zinter, SO*
  4. #70 Jack Stewart, JR*
  • In: Zinter
  • Out: Michael Onwenu, Stephen Spanellis

Right Tackle

  1. #73 Jalen Mayfield, SR*  
  2. #77 Trevor Keegan, JR*
  3. #59 Joel Honigford, 5th
  4. Giovanni El-Hadi, FR
  5. Caleb Tiernan, FR
  • In: El-Hadi, Tiernan
  • Out: None

Defense 

First Team

  • DE: Paye
  • NT: Kemp
  • DT: Hinton
  • DE: Hutchinson
  • SAM: Barrett
  • MIKE: McGrone
  • WILL: Ross
  • VIPER: Barrett
  • CB: Gray
  • NCB: Turner
  • ROVER: Hawkins
  • FS: Hill
  • CB: Thomas

Anchor End

  1. #97 Aidan Hutchinson, SR
  2. #91 Taylor Upshaw, SR*
  3. #96 Julius Welschof, SR*
  4. #80 Mike Morris, JR* 
  5. #17 Braiden McGregor, SO
  6. Jason Onye, FR
  • In: Onye
  • Out: None

Nose Tackle

  1. #58 Mazi Smith, JR*
  2. #92 Phillip Paea, 5th
  3. Victory Vaka, FR
  • In: Vaka
  • Out: Carlo Kemp

Defensive Tackle 

  1. #15 Chris Hinton, JR
  2. #95 Donovan Jeter, 5th
  3. Kris Jenkins, SO
  4. Rayshaun Benny, FR
  5. Kelvin Gilliam, FR
  • In: Benny, Gilliam
  • Out: Jess Speight

Defensive End 

  1. #18 Luiji Vilain, 5th
  2. #71 David Ojabo, JR*
  3. #99 Gabe Newburg, JR*
  4. Aaron Lewis, SO
  5. TJ Guy, FR
  6. Jahzion Harris, FR
  • In: Guy, Harris
  • Out: Kwity Paye

SAM Linebacker

  1. #23 Michael Barrett, SR* 
  2. #40 Ben VanSumeren, SR*
  3. Jaylen Harrell, SO
  4. Junior Colson, FR
  • In: Colson
  • Out: None

MIKE Linebacker

  1. #44 Cam McGrone, SR*
  2. #12 Josh Ross, 5th 
  3. #13 Charles Thomas, JR
  4. Kalel Mullings, SO
  5. Cornell Wheeler, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

WILL Linebacker

  1. #12 Josh Ross, 5th 
  2. #10 Anthony Solomon, JR
  3. Osman Savage, SO
  4. Nikhai Hill-Green, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Viper

  1. #23 Michael Barrett, SR* 
  2. #10 Anthony Solomon, JR
  3. #9 Joey Velazquez, JR*
  4. William Mohan, SO
  5. Jamari Buddin, FR
  • In: Buddin
  • Out: None

Cornerback 

  1. #31 Vincent Gray, SR*
  2. #5 DJ Turner, JR* 
  3. #3 Andre Seldon, SO
  4. #9 Gemon Green, SR*
  5. #3 Jalen Perry, JR*
  6. #22 George Johnson, JR*
  7. Darion Green-Warren, SO  
  8. Ishmael Ibraheem, FR
  9. Kalen King, FR
  • In: Ibraheem, King
  • Out: Ambry Thomas

Free Safety

  1. #30 Daxton Hill, JR
  2. #17 Sammy Faustin, SR*
  3. RJ Moten, SO
  4. #7 Makari Paige, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Rover/Strong Safety

  1. #20 Brad Hawkins, 5th
  2. #23 Quinten Johnson, JR*
  3. #22 German Green, SR*
  4. Jordan Morant, SO
  5. Donovan McMillon, FR
  • In: McMillon
  • Out: None

Special Teams 

Kicker

  1. #2 Jake Moody, SR
  • In: None
  • Out: Quinn Nordin

Punter

  1. #18 George Cataran, SR
  • In: None
  • Out: Will Hart

Kick Returner

  1. #15 Giles Jackson, JR 
  2. #19 Mike Sainristil, JR

Punt Returner 

  1. #8 Ronnie Bell, SR
  2. #15 Giles Jackson, JR

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