2022 Football Roster Projection

(Last Update: 5/11/20)

Check out my projected 2022 Michigan football roster based off of the latest news, reports, current roster, commitments, and latest 2021 Best Guess Recruiting Class.

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

Offense

First Team

  • QB: #5 Milton, 5th
  • RB: #24 Charbonnet, SR
  • WR: #6 C. Johnson, SR
  • WR: #19 Sainristil, SR
  • WR: #15 G. Jackson, SR
  • TE: #83 All, SR
  • LT: #76 Hayes, 5th or #52 Barnhart, SR
  • LG: #55 Rumler, SR
  • C: #75 Carpenter, SR
  • RG: #65 Zinter, JR
  • RT: #73 Mayfield, 5th or #77 Keegan, SR

Quarterback

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

Running Back

  1. #24 Zach Charbonnet, SR^
  2. #25 Hassan Haskins, 5th^
  3. #3 Christian Turner, 5th^
  4. #2 Blake Corum, JR
  5. Donovan Edwards, SO
  6. Prophet Brown, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Wide Receiver 

  1. #6 Cornelius Johnson, SR
  2. #19 Mike Sainristil, SR
  3. AJ Henning, JR
  4. Roman Wilson, JR
  5. Markus Allen, SO
  6. Jayden Thomas, SO
  7. Xavier Worthy, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: Ronnie Bell

Slot Receiver

  1. #0 Giles Jackson, SR
  2. AJ Henning, JR
  3. Eamonn Dennis, JR
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Tight End

  1. #83 Erick All, SR
  2. #86 Luke Schoonmaker, 5th^
  3. Matthew Hibner, JR
  4. Louis Hansen, SO
  5. Thomas Fidone, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Left Tackle

  1. #76 Ryan Hayes, 5th^
  2. #52 Karsen Barnhart, SR*
  3. Jeffrey Persi, JR*
  4. Tristan Bounds, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Left Guard

  1. #55 Nolan Rumler, SR*
  2. #70 Jack Stewart, SR*
  3. Drew Kendall, SO
  4. Greg Crippen, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: Chuck Filiaga

Center

  1. #58 Zach Carpenter, SR*
  2. Reece Atteberry, JR
  3. Raheem Anderson, SO
  4. Greg Crippen, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Right Guard

  • #65 Zak Zinter, JR
  • Reece Atteberry, JR
  • Rocco Spindler, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: Andrew Stueber

Right Tackle

  1. #73 Jalen Mayfield, 5th^
  2. #77 Trevor Keegan, SR*
  3. #53 Trent Jones, SR*
  4. Giovanni El-Hadi, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: Joel Honigford

Defense 

First Team

  • DE: #97 Hutchinson, 5th or #80 Morris, SR
  • DT: #15 Hinton, SR
  • NT: #58 Smith, SR
  • DE: #91 Upshaw, 5th or #71 Ojabo, SR
  • SLB: #23 Barrett, 5th or #40 VanSumeren, 5th
  • MLB: #44 McGrone, 5th or #13 Thomas, SR
  • WLB: Warinner, 5th
  • VLB: #23 Barrett, 5th or #10 Solomon, SR
  • CB: #31 Gray, 5th or #3 Perry, SR
  • SS: #17 Faustin, 5th or Morant, JR
  • FS: #30 Hill, SR
  • NCB: Seldon, JR
  • CB: #5 Turner, SR

Defensive Tackle

  1. #15 Chris Hinton, SR*
  2. #58 Mazi Smith, SR*
  3. #96 Julius Welschof, 5th^
  4. Kris Jenkins, JR
  5. George Rooks, SO
  6. Dominick Giudice, SO
  7. Alex VanSumeren, FR
  • In: VanSumeren
  • Out: Donovan Jeter, Phillip Paea

Defensive End

  1. #97 Aidan Hutchinson, 5th^
  2. #91 Taylor Upshaw, 5th^
  3. #80 Mike Morris, SR* 
  4. #71 David Ojabo, SR*
  5. #99 Gabe Newburg, SR*
  6. #17 Braiden McGregor, JR
  7. Aaron Lewis, JR
  8. TJ Guy, SO
  9. Kechaun Bennett, SO
  10. Quintin Somerville, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: Luiji Vilain

SAM Linebacker

  1. #23 Michael Barrett, 5th^
  2. #40 Ben VanSumeren, 5th^
  3. Jaylen Harrell, JR
  4. Tyler McLaurin, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

MIKE Linebacker

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

WILL Linebacker

  1. Ed Warinner, 5th
  2. Osman Savage, JR
  3. Nikhai Hill-Green, JR
  4. Casey Phinney, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: Josh Ross

Viper

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

Cornerback 

  1. #31 Vincent Gray, 5th
  2. #5 DJ Turner, SR* 
  3. #0 Andre Seldon, JR
  4. #22 Gemon Green, 5th^
  5. #3 Jalen Perry, SR*
  6. #22 George Johnson, SR*
  7. Darion Green-Warren, JR  
  8. Ja’Den McBurrows, SO
  9. Ryan Barnes, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Rover/Strong Safety

  1. #17 Sammy Faustin, 5th
  2. Jordan Morant, JR
  3. RJ Moten, JR
  • In: None
  • Out: Brad Hawkins

Free Safety

  1. #30 Daxton Hill, SR^
  2. #23 Quinten Johnson, SR*
  3. #13 German Green, 5th
  4. #7 Makari Paige, JR
  5. Rod Moore, SO
  • In: None
  • Out: None

Special Teams 

Kicker

  1. #2 Jake Moody, 5th

Punter

  1. Tommy Doman, SO

Return-Man

  1. #0 Giles Jackson, SR 
  2. #19 Mike Sainristil, SR

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