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Predictions for 2018 Michigan Football Awards Show

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Who will win most improved player? Rookie of the year? MVP? Here are my predictions.

NCAA Football: Maryland at Michigan Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The 2018 Michigan Football Awards Show is Sunday. In case you aren’t familiar with what this is, it is a chance to recognize the seniors and present players with individual awards.

There are 15 awards to be handed out, and I thought it’d be fun to run through and see who I think will win each award. You can play along, too, in the comments section.

Disclaimer: I did not include the two awards focused on GPA.

Scout Team Players of the Year

  • Offense: QB Joe Milton
  • Defense: LB Cameron McGrone
  • Special Teams: K Jake Moody

Most Improved Players of the Year

  • Offense: WR Nico Collins
  • Defense: S Josh Metellus
  • Special Teams: P Will Hart

Ufer Spirit Award (Senior-only award): S Tyree Kinnel

Roger Zatkoff Award (Best Linebacker): LB Devin Bush

Richard Katcher Award (Best DL/OLB): DL Chase Winovich

Hugh Raeder Award (Best OL): LT Jon Runyan Jr.

Toughest Player of the Year Award: DL Rashan Gary

Blue Collar Award for Hardest Worker: WR Tarik Black

Rookie of the Year: WR Ronnie Bell

Special Teams Player of the Year: P Will Hart

Offensive Player of the Year: RB Karan Higdon

Defensive Player of the Year: LB Devin Bush

Bo Schembechler Most Valuable Player of the Year: QB Shea Patterson

Your turn. Put down your predictions in the comments section.