Redshirt senior and Stanford transfer cornerback Wayne Lyons tops the list of Michigan's potential 2016 NFL Draftees, according to CBS Sports' Dane Brugler.
Here's what Brugler has to say about what Lyons brings:
Originally recruited by Jim Harbaugh out of high school, Lyons spent the last four years at Stanford before deciding to rejoin Harbaugh at Michigan for his final season of eligibility. As a graduate transfer, he won't need to sit out a season and adds an instant boost to the Wolverines secondary that loses starter Blake Countess to transfer. Lyons, who started 22 games for the Cardinal, fits the press-man style that Michigan will ask of its cornerbacks with a highly aggressive and confident demeanor on the field. He does a great job leveraging the field and is physical downhill vs. the run, but he does need to improve his break down skills to complete open field stops. Although he isn't as effective when asked to play off coverage, Lyons has the size and length to match-up with receivers on the line of scrimmage and make them uneasy off the snap.
Lyons will bring size and physicality to the secondary on the opposite end of Jourdan Lewis. We will see if he is able to live up to the hype.