Michigan Football Preview 2015

2015 Michigan Football Preview

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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THE WOLVERINE 2015 FOOTBALL PREVIEW ■ 117 DEFENSIVE BACKS TERRY RICHARDSON• CB R-Jr. • Detroit Ht.: 5-9 • Wt.: 174 Career Highlights: Has appeared in 14 career contests … Has not recorded a tackle … Saw action in eight games in 2014 … Did not see game action in 2013 … Appeared in four games in 2012, making career debut in season opener versus Alabama. Prep: Recorded 49 tackles and seven interceptions as a senior and helped lead Cass Technical High to a state title … Rated a four-star recruit, the No. 5 prospect in Michigan, the No. 18 cornerback in the country and the No. 224 overall player in the nation by Rivals.com. Personal: Born Terry Jerome Richardson on Sept. 15, 1994 … Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in Sociology. CHANNING STRIBLING • DB Jr. • Matthews, N.C. Ht.: 6-2 • Wt.: 178 Career Highlights: Has appeared in 23 career games, with one start in 2013, recording 23 tackles in two seasons … Saw action in 10 games in 2014, tallying seven tackles and his first tackle for loss …Appeared in seven games as a defensive back in 2013 … Tallied 16 tackles and a forced fumble … Made first career start against Indiana. Prep: Attended Butler High School and helped his squad win the North Carolina 4AA state title in 2012 … Tallied 37 tackles, 14 passes broken up and six interceptions … Associ- ated Press All-North Carolina first-team pick … Ranked a three- star prospect, the No. 11 player in North Carolina and the No. 28 safety in the land by Rivals.com. Personal: Born Channing Michael-de Stribling on Nov. 21, 1994 … Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. ROSS TAYLORDOUGLAS • CB R-So. • Avon, Ohio Ht.: 5-10 • Wt.: 186 Career Highlights: Has appeared in 10 career games …Switched positions from running back to defensive back for 2015 spring practice …Made his colle- giate debut against Appalachian State in 2014 and played in 10 games …Redshirted the 2013 season. Prep: Attended Avon High School … Notched three in- terceptions as a senior … On offense, rushed for 1,363 yards and 24 touchdowns … Compiled 3,386 rushing yards and 52 touchdowns in his career … Earned Associated Press Division II All-Ohio first-team honors … Ranked a four-star recruit, the No. 14 player in Ohio, the No. 22 cornerback nationally and the No. 241 overall player in the land by Rivals.com. Personal: Born Ross Trevoy Douglas on Dec. 3, 1994 … Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in History. DYMONTE THOMAS • S Jr. • Alliance, Ohio Ht.: 6-2 • Wt.: 191 Career Highlights: Has appeared in 23 career games, making three starts in 2014 …Has notched 34 career tack- les, with a forced fumble … Made first career start against Penn State in 2014, recording four tackles … Had 27 tackles in 2014 …Appeared in three games as a defensive back, and all 13 games on special teams, in 2013 … Tallied seven total tackles … Blocked the first punt of the game in the 2013 season-opening win over Central Michigan. Prep: Attended Marlington High School … Racked up 70 tackles, one interception and a fumble recovery as a senior … Offensively, rushed 175 times for 1,270 yards (7.3 yards per carry) and 18 touchdowns … Pegged a four-star prospect, the No. 5 player in Ohio, the No. 12 safety in the land and the No. 109 overall player nationally by Rivals.com. Personal: Born Dymonte D. Thomas on Nov. 30, 1993 … Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in General Studies. BRANDON WATSON • DB R-Fr. • Elkton, Md. Ht.: 5-11 • Wt.: 189 Career Highlights: Redshirted in 2014 …Enrolled early and participated in the 2014 spring practice period. Prep: Attended Eastern Christian Academy High School … Tallied 58 tackles, seven tackles for loss, eight interceptions and two forced fumbles as a senior … Garnered consensus first-team all-state honors … Rated a three-star prospect and the No. 60 cornerback in the 2013 class by Rivals.com. Personal: Born Brandon Kyle Watson… Enrolled in the col- lege of Literature, Science and the Arts. JARROD WILSON • S Sr. • Akron, Ohio Ht.: 6-2 • Wt.: 210 Career Highlights: Has appeared in 36 career games, making 18 starts …Started all 10 games he appeared in during the 2014 season, missing two due to injury …Recorded 50 tackles, includ- ing one for loss, and forced a fumble …Appeared in 13 games, making eight starts, at safety in 2013 … Registered 50 tackles, two tackles for loss and two interceptions … Played in 10 games on defense and all 13 on special teams as a true fresh- man in 2012 … Recorded eight tackles and a fumble recovery. Prep: Coached by former U-M running back Ricky Powers at Buchtel High School … Made 71 tackles and intercepted three passes as a senior … Earned first-team Division III all-state honors … Rated a four-star talent, the No. 15 player in Ohio and the No. 12 safety in the land by Rivals.com. Personal: Born Jarrod Arthur Lee Wilson on Feb. 9, 1994 … Uncle, Dave Young, played at Purdue and for the NFL's Balti- more Colts … Enrolled in the college of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in General Studies. NEWCOMERS TYREE KINNEL • S Fr. •Huber Heights, Ohio Ht.: 5-11 • Wt.: 200 Prep: Attended Wayne High School …Tallied 224 career tackles and 11 interceptions …Started 15 games as a senior, recording 73 tackles and four interceptions …Named Associ- ated Press first-team All-State …Ranked a four-star prospect by Rivals.com, the No. 192 player nationally and the No. 12 safety in the country in the class of 2015. WAYNE LYONS • CB Gr.-Sr. • Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Ht.: 6-1 • Wt.: 193 Career Highlights: Joins the program as a grad-transfer from Stanford and will have one season of eligibility remaining …Has played in 43 career contests with 22 starts … Recorded 127 tackles, 4.5 for loss, three interceptions and five pass break- ups during his career … Played in 13 games in 2014 with nine starts, recording a career-high three pass breakups …Started 12 of 14 games in 2013, tallying career highs in tackles (69), tackles for loss (4.5) and interceptions (two). Prep: Dillard High School's class president in sophomore, junior and senior years … Had 227 tackles in three seasons on the varsity team … Named a 2010 U.S. Army All-American … Ranked a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and the No. 21 player in Florida. Personal: Born Wayne Lyons II …Graduated from Stanford with a degree in architectural design. KEITH WASHINGTON • CB Fr. •Prattville, Ala. Ht.: 6-2 • Wt.: 175 Prep: Attended Prattville High School …Started 14 games as a senior, completing 93 of 162 passes (57.4 percent) for 1,718 yards with 17 touchdowns and six interceptions … Rushed for 1,201 yards and 20 touchdowns on 152 carries (7.9 yards per rush) … Earned Associated Press All-State honor- able mention honors …Rated the a three-star prospect, the No. 64 player in Alabama and the No. 103 athlete nationally by Rivals.com. ROSTER No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Elig. Hometown (High School) 32 Shaun Austin S 6-1 202 Sr. Jr. Plymouth, Mich. (Plymouth) 34 Jeremy Clark S 6-4 205 Sr. Jr. Madisonville, Ky. (Madisonville North Hopkins) 49 Anthony Dalimonte DB 5-9 176 Jr. So. Bloomfield Hills, Mich. (Brother Rice) 30 Reon Dawson CB 6-2 175 Jr. So. Trotwood, Ohio (Trotwood-Madison) 44 Delano Hill S 6-0 204 Jr. Jr. Detroit (Cass Technical) — Tyree Kinnel S 5-11 200 Fr. Fr. Huber Heights, Ohio (Wayne) 26 Jourdan Lewis CB 5-10 176 Jr. Jr. Detroit (Cass Technical) — Wayne Lyons CB 6-1 193 5th Sr. Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. (Dillard) 20 Matt Mitchell DB 5-10 179 So. Fr. Dexter, Mich. (Dexter) 38 Francois Montbrun DB 5-10 183 Jr. So. Ishpeming, Mich. (Westwood) 18 AJ Pearson S 6-0 202 Sr. Jr. Johns Creek, Ga. (Northview) 5 Jabrill Peppers S 6-1 205 So. Fr. Paramus, N.J. (Paramus Catholic) 13 Terry Richardson CB 5-9 174 Sr. Jr. Detroit (Cass Technical) 8 Channing Stribling CB 6-2 178 Jr. Jr. Matthews, N.C. (Butler) 29 Ross Taylor-Douglas CB 5-10 186 Jr. So. Avon, Ohio (Avon) 25 Dymonte Thomas S 6-2 191 Jr. Jr. Alliance, Ohio (Marlington) — Keith Washington CB 6-2 175 Fr. Fr. Prattville, Ala. (Prattville) 28 Brandon Watson CB 5-11 189 So. Fr. Elkton, Md. (Eastern Christian Academy) 22 Jarrod Wilson S 6-2 210 Sr. Sr. Akron, Ohio (Akron Buchtel)

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