Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh spoke at Big Ten media days in Chicago, Illinois and passed on information about the 2016 season. Last campaign, the Wolverines finished 10-3 with a 6-2 Big Ten record.
Harbaugh said that besides “maybe one or two” players, everyone will be ready to roll for the start of camp.
When asked about All-Big Ten receiver Jehu Chesson’s chances to be active for fall camp, Harbaugh said, “Yes, I believe he will.”
During Michigan’s Citrus Bowl victory over Florida on January 1, the senior went down with an undisclosed leg injury, which required surgery. The 6-foot-3, 200-pound receiver caught 50 passes for 764 yards and nine touchdowns last season.
Despite the outstanding performance in the 2015 season, Harbaugh said senior Amara Darboh has passed Chesson as the top receiver on Michigan’s roster. Darboh caught 58 passes for 727 yards and five touchdowns.
"As we went through the season last year I thought (our best receiver) was Jehu Chesson, but Amara surged during spring ball," Harbaugh added. "There (will be) very good-hearted competition there to be our best receiver."