Ten total Michigan Wolverines were drafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, one of which was in the first round.
While last year’s Wolverines lost 4 games, including a loss to rival Ohio State, their players were still heavily drafted this year.
Cesar Ruiz – New Orleans Saints – Pick 24
Cesar Ruiz was an outstanding center at Michigan, providing run blocking for Michigan’s runningbacks, including Zach Charbonnet and Hassan Haskins.
Ruiz is a great run blocker and will help create run fits for Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray next season.
Cesar has some decent size as well, at 6’3″ and 307 pounds.
Josh Uche – New England Patriots – Pick 60
Pass rush. Pass rush. Pass rush.
Uche recorded 33 total tackles, 10.5 of which were for a loss, 7.5 sacks, 2 fumble recoveries, as well as forcing a fumble in his senior year.
Josh can be put at the line of scrimmage as well as at outside linebacker, and either way, he can get to the quarterback.
Ben Bredeson – Baltimore Ravens – Pick 143
Another player drafted out of Michigan’s premier offensive line.
Ben Bredeson is a guard that is flat out big, at 6’5″ and 315 pounds.
Khaleke Hudson – Washington Redskins – Pick 162
At the outside linebacker position, Khaleke Hudson recorded 101 total tackles his senior year.
While he only recorded 1.5 sacks his senior year, he’s a hybrid linebacker that can get to the quarterback as well as tackle.
Khaleke recorded 7.5 sacks in his sophomore season when he was officially listed as a DB and was often sent to blitz.
Michael Danna – Kansas City Chiefs – Pick 177
Transferring from Central Michigan to play his fifth and final season in college football, Mike Danna recorded 38 total tackles, 3 of which were for a loss, as well as 3 sacks and a forced fumble.
Michael Onwenu – New England Patriots – Pick 182
At 6’3″ and 350 pounds, Onwenu is the third offensive lineman from the Wolverines selected in this year’s draft.
Donovan Peoples-Jones – Cleveland Browns – Pick 187
Peoples-Jones had a better sophomore season than his junior season, but DPJ recorded 438 yards, as well as 6 touchdowns in his final season.
Donovan has solid size and speed, being 6’2″ and 208 pounds, and he can also “go up and get it”, as he recorded a 44.5 inch vertical.
He showcased his speed as well, with a 4.48 second 40-yard-dash.
Jon Runyan Jr. – Green Bay Packers – Pick 192
Jon Runyan is the fourth offensive lineman picked from Michigan’s squad.
He has solid measurements, at 6’5″ and 321 pounds.
Josh Metellus – Minnesota Vikings – Pick 205
Josh is a solid safety that can help a team out in pass coverage, as well as in the run game.
Metellus recorded 74 total tackles, 4 of which were for a loss, while grabbing 2 interceptions in his senior season.
Jordan Glasgow – Indianapolis Colts – Pick 213
An outside linebacker for the Wolverines, he recorded 89 total tackles, 7 of which were for a loss, as well as 5 sacks.
Like the other linebackers drafted out of Michigan, his playstyle involves rushing the line of scrimmage and stopping running backs from getting anything more than a 5-yard carry.
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