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Michigan Football: Preseason player profiles and updated depth chart

The Maize n Brew staff has written about every player ahead of the season.

NCAA Football: Penn State at Michigan Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Maize and Brew staff has been working hard throughout the offseason putting together previews for every scholarship player that will suit up for the Michigan Wolverines in 2021.

Below is a snapshot of what each player projects to bring to the table and their stories so far.

Quarterbacks

Cade McNamara | J.J. McCarthy | Alan Bowman | Dan Villari

Running Backs

Hassan Haskins | Blake Corum | Donovan Edwards | Tavierre Dunlap

Wide Receivers

Ronnie Bell | Cornelius Johnson | Mike Sainristil | A.J. Henning | Roman Wilson | Andrel Anthony | Cristian Dixon | Daylen Baldwin

Tight Ends

Erick All | Luke Schoonmaker | Matthew Hibner | Louis Hansen

Offensive Line

Andrew Stueber | Chuck Filiaga | Zak Zinter | Joel Honigford | Tristan Bounds | Raheem Anderson | Jeffrey Persi | Giovanni El-Hadi | Reece Atteberry | Greg Crippen | Ryan Hayes | Trente Jones | Karsen Barnhart | Andrew Vastardis

Defensive Line

Christopher Hinton | Jaylen Harrell | Mazi Smith | Jess Speight | Jack Stewart | Kris Jenkins | Donovan Jeter | Julius Welschof | Rayshaun Benny | George Rooks | Ike Iwunnah | Jordan Whittley | Dominick Giudice

Outside Linebackers/DEs

Braiden McGregor | Taylor Upshaw | Mike Morris | Gabe Newburg | TJ Guy | Kechaun Bennett | David Ojabo

Inside Linebackers

Anthony Solomon | Josh Ross | Kalel Mullings | Mike Barrett | Junior Colson | Tyler McLaurin | Jaydon Hood | Nikhai Hill-Green

Defensive Backs

Ja’Den McBurrows | Brad Hawkins | Vincent Gray | DJ Turner | RJ Moten | Makari Paige | Eamonn Dennis | Quinten Johnson | Jalen Perry | Rod Moore | Gemon Green | George Johnson | Darion Green-Warren | Daxton Hill | Jordan Morant | German Green | Andre Seldon

For more reference, here’s our most recent updated depth chart in case you want to see where the names above fit in.

Michigan Football 2021 Projected Depth Chart — Week 1

Position First Team Second Team Reserves
Position First Team Second Team Reserves
Quarterback Cade McNamara J.J. McCarthy, Alan Bowman Dan Villari
Running Back Hassan Haskins Blake Corum, Donovan Edwards Tavierre Dunlap
Wide Receiver Ronnie Bell Daylen Baldwin, Roman Wilson
Wide Receiver Cornelius Johnson A.J. Henning
Wide Receiver Mike Sainristil Cristian Dixon, Andrel Anthony
Tight End Erick All Luke Schoonmaker Matthew Hibner, Louis Hansen
Left Tackle Ryan Hayes Karsen Barnhart Jeffrey Persi, Tristan Bounds
Left Guard Trevor Keegan Chuck Filiaga Raheem Anderson
Center Andrew Vastardis Zak Zinter Reece Atteberry, Greg Crippen, Raheem Anderson
Right Guard Zak Zinter Andrew Stueber Nolan Rumler, Greg Crippen
Right Tackle Andrew Stueber Karsen Barnhart, Trente Jones Giovanni El-Hadi, Joel Honigford
Defensive Tackle Christopher Hinton Jess Speight Rayshaun Benny
Nose Tackle Mazi Smith Donovan Jeter Jordan Whittley, Ike Iwunnah
Defensive Tackle Julius Welschof Mike Morris Gabe Newburg, Kris Jenkins, George Rooks, Dominick Guidice
Outside Linebacker Aidan Hutchinson Taylor Upshaw Braiden McGregor, TJ Guy
Inside Linebacker Josh Ross Junior Colson
Inside Linebacker Nikhai Hill-Green Mike Barrett
Outside Linebacker David Ojabo Jaylen Harrell Kechaun Bennett, Tyler McLaurin, Joey Velasquez, Anthony Solomon
Cornerback DJ Turner Vincent Gray Darion Green-Warren, Andre Seldon
Free Safety Daxton Hill RJ Moten, Jalen Perry Rod Moore
Strong Safety Brad Hawkins Makari Paige Quinten Johnson
Cornerback Gemon Green George Johnson German Green, Eamonn Dennis, Ja'Den McBurrows
Kicker Jake Moody
Punter Brad Robbins Tommy Doman
Kick Return Ronnie Bell, Blake Corum
Punt Return A.J Henning