2022 Football Roster Projection

(Last Update: 8/2/20)

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
  • RB: #24 Charbonnet
  • WR: #6 C. Johnson
  • WR: #19 Sainristil
  • Slot: #0 Jackson
  • TE: #83 All
  • LT: #76 Hayes
  • LG: #52 Barnhart
  • C: #58 Carpenter
  • RG: #55 Rumler
  • RT: #73 Mayfield

Quarterback

  • #5 Joe Milton, 5th
  • #12 Cade McNamara, SR*
  • Dan Villari, JR*
  • JJ McCarthy, SO
    • Out: Dylan McCaffrey

Running Back

  • #24 Zach Charbonnet, SR
  • #25 Hassan Haskins, 5th
  • Blake Corum, JR
  • Donovan Edwards, SO
    • Out: Christian Turner*

Wide Receiver 

  • #6 Cornelius Johnson, SR
  • #19 Mike Sainristil, SR
  • #0 Giles Jackson, SR
  • #14 Roman Wilson, JR
  • AJ Henning, JR
  • Xavier Worthy, SO
  • Cristian Dixon, SO
  • Markus Allen, SO
  • Andrel Anthony, SO
    • Out: Ronnie Bell

Tight End

  • #83 Erick All, SR
  • #86 Luke Schoonmaker, 5th
  • Matthew Hibner, JR
  • Louis Hansen, SO
  • Thomas Fidone, SO
    • Out: None

Left Tackle

  • #76 Ryan Hayes, 5th
  • #77 Trevor Keegan, SR*
  • Jeffrey Persi, JR*
    • Out: None

Left Guard

  • #52 Karsen Barnhart, SR*
  • #65 Zak Zinter, JR*
  • Drew Kendall, SO
    • Out: None

Center

  • #58 Zach Carpenter, SR*
  • Reece Atteberry, JR*
  • Raheem Anderson, SO
  • Greg Crippen, SO
    • Out: None

Right Guard

  • #55 Nolan Rumler, SR*
  • #70 Jack Stewart, SR*
  • Rocco Spindler, SO
    • Out: Andrew Stueber

Right Tackle

  • #53 Trent Jones, SR*
  • Giovanni El-Hadi, SO
  • Tristian Bounds, SO
    • Out: Jalen Mayfield*

Defense 

First Team

  • DE: #91 Upshaw
  • NT: #58 Smith
  • DT: #15 Hinton
  • DE: #71 Ojabo
  • SAM: #23 Barrett
  • MIKE: #13 Thomas
  • WILL: Savage
  • VIPER: #10 Solomon
  • CB: #5 Turner
  • NCB: #0 Seldon
  • ROVER: Moten
  • FS: #30 Hill
  • CB: #3 Perry

Anchor End

  • #91 Taylor Upshaw, 5th
  • #80 Mike Morris, SR* 
  • #17 Braiden McGregor, JR
  • Dominick Giudice, SO
  • TJ Guy, SO
    • Out: Aidan Hutchinson

Nose Tackle

  • #58 Mazi Smith, SR*
  • Alex VanSumeren, FR
    • Out: Donovan Jeter, Phillip Paea

Defensive Tackle 

  • #15 Chris Hinton, SR
  • #96 Julius Welschof, 5th
  • Kris Jenkins, JR*
  • Aaron Lewis, JR*
  • George Rooks, SO
    • Out: None

Defensive End 

  • #71 David Ojabo, SR*
  • #99 Gabe Newburg, SR*
  • Quintin Somerville, SO
  • Kechaun Bennett, SO
    • Out: Luiji Vilain

SAM Linebacker

  • #23 Michael Barrett, 5th
  • Jaylen Harrell, JR
  • #40 Ben VanSumeren, 5th
  • Tyler McLaurin, SO
    • Out: None

MIKE Linebacker

  • #13 Charles Thomas, SR
  • Kalel Mullings, JR
  • Cornell Wheeler, JR
  • Jaydon Hood, SO
    • Out: Cam McGrone*, Josh Ross

WILL Linebacker

  • Nikhai Hill-Green, JR
  • Osman Savage, JR
  • Ed Warinner, 5th
  • #9 Joey Velazquez, SR*
  • Casey Phinney, SO
    • Out: None

Viper

  • #23 Michael Barrett, 5th 
  • #10 Anthony Solomon, SR
  • William Mohan, JR*
  • #6 RJ Moten, JR
  • Junior Colson, SO
    • Out: None

Cornerback 

  • #5 DJ Turner, SR* 
  • #0 Andre Seldon, JR
  • #3 Jalen Perry, SR*
  • Darion Green-Warren, JR
  • #22 George Johnson, SR*
  • #13 Eamonn Dennis, JR*
  • Ja’Den McBurrows, SO
    • Out: Vincent Gray*, Gemon Green*

Rover/Strong Safety

  • #6 RJ Moten, JR
  • #23 Quinten Johnson, SR*
  • Jordan Morant, JR
    • Out: Brad Hawkins

Free Safety

  • #30 Daxton Hill, SR
  • #7 Makari Paige, JR*
  • Rod Moore, SO
    • Out: German Green*, Sammy Faustin*

Special Teams 

Kicker

  • Tommy Doman, FR
    • Out: Jake Moody

Punter

  • Tommy Doman, FR
    • Out: Brad Robbins

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