By: Phillip Lutz, Sports Editor
There is a great legacy of former Michigan Wolverines making it in the NFL, and here’s what some of them have accomplished this season.
Chris Wormley: In his first season with the Baltimore Ravens, he played in seven games. He started two games and made five tackles this season. His best game was week six against the Chicago Bears where he had two solo tackles.
Frank Clark: This is his third season with the Seattle Seahawks. He played in every game, and started 12 games this year. Clark had 32 total tackles including 19 solo tackles. He also had nine sacks, two passes defended, two forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery.
Blake Countess: He’s in his second season for the Los Angeles Rams. This season was his best one yet as he played in every game and made his first career start. Countess had 25 total tackles this season with 19 of them being solo tackles. He also had a pass defended and intercepted a pass that he took back 19 yards.
Devin Funchess: In his third season for the Carolina Panthers, Funchess started every game this past season. Funchess caught 63 passes this season for 840 yards and eight touchdowns. His longest catch went for 44 yards. His best game this past season was week 12 against the New York Jets where he caught seven passes and went for 108 yards. Funchess has 117 receptions overall for his career and 1684 yards. He also has 17 touchdowns total. He is now Cam Newton’s main threat and looks to improve next season.
Graham Glasgow: In his second season with the Detroit Lions. Glasgow has played in all but one game in his career. He played mostly guard this year, but also was plugged into center for some of the season. He also went up against his brother Ryan in week 16 as the Lions played the Cincinnati Bengals.
Jake Rudock: In his second season with the Detroit Lions, Rudock saw very limited action as a back-up to Matthew Stafford. He has played in three games total in his career all in 2017. He has completed five passes for 24 yards all in week 13 against the Baltimore Ravens. Rudock also threw an interception in that game.
Leon Hall: This is his eleventh season in the NFL. He played this past season for the San Francisco 49ers. Hall was in nine games this past year, racking up 16 total tackles including 15 solo tackles. He also successfully defended a pass. In his career Hall has had 517 total tackles including 401 solo tackles. He had 27 interceptions, three touchdowns, two sacks, and 114 passes defended.
David Harris: He’s in his eleventh season in the NFL. Harris played this past season for the New England Patriots. He played in 10 games this past season, recording 22 total tackles including 15 solo tackles. He also racked up one and a half sacks, and a pass defended. In his career, Harris has had 1109 total tackles including 723 solo tackles. He also has 36.5 sacks, 32 passes defended, six interceptions, and a defensive touchdown.
Willie Henry: Just finished his second season for the Baltimore Ravens. He played in 14 games and started three of them. Henry had 33 total tackles and 24 of them were solo tackles. He also had three and a half sacks and five passes defended.
Ryan Glasgow: In his first season for the Cincinnati Bengals, he played in all 16 games. He also had 23 total tackles including 12 solo tackles.
Taco Charlton: This was Charlton’s first season with the Dallas Cowboys with a total of 19 tackles. Fifteen of the tackles were solo tackles. Charlton also had three sacks, a pass defended, a forced fumble, and a stuff.
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