The third Wolverine has been taken off the board.
Michigan linebacker Jake Ryan has been selected by the Green Bay Packers with the No. 129 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Ryan finished his Wolverine career by playing in 46 games with 267 tackles, 9.5 sacks, 45 tackles for loss, seven forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and one interceptions.
According to his NFL.com draft profile, Ryan was listed as a fourth or fifth round selection.
Strengths: "Transitioned from outside to inside in 2014. Highly productive downhill tackler. Has burst to the ball. Gap-responsible and tackles through his targets. Possesses straight-line speed to chase from sideline to sideline. Second-effort worker. Good in zone coverage. Team captain. Known as a prolific film-eater who spent hours studying and learning offensive tendencies with defensive coordinator. Can play multiple linebacker spots and can fit in just about every scheme."
Weaknesses: "Can become a block magnet and stays wired for too long before disengaging. Despite the film work, still needs to improve on diagnosing and reacting quicker from inside. Very average lateral movement and footwork. Plays through a straw and is a little tight when asked to change directions. Overly aggressive. Breaks down in space a shade late and will miss tackles because of it. Suffered a torn ACL, causing him to miss action in 2013."