Embed from Getty Images With much focus on quarterback Shea Patterson and Jim Harbaugh calling offensive plays himself. The Michigan Wolverines 2018-19 defense heads into the season ranked #1.
Rashan Gary, is a returning all-American defensive end. Gary, is not the best player on the Wolverines defense. The defensive line also boasts of Chase Winovich, Brian Mone and Aubrey Solomon as it’s core. Other players will rotate in during games.
This Michigan Woverines linebacker corps is outstanding. Devin Bush Jr. is a beast and the best player on defense. Noah Furbush, Josh Uche, Devin Gill round out the talented unit.
The Michigan secondary is the best in the Big 10. Khaleke Hudson is tough hitter at safety. Casey Hughes who transferred from Utah will anchor the strong safety. Lavert Hill and David Long set up as the top cornerbacks on the team.
Defensive coordinator Don Brown, is set to unleash his unit. His favorite saying is “Solving problems with aggression.” Expect the Wolverines defense to attack at all times.
As good as this defense is and can be. Under classmen will be counted on in important times in games. It is the only way to prepare them for when they start.
Last season Michigan tied for the national lead with 114 tackles for loss. The Michigan coaching staff expects that number to increase this season. This defense is national championship good.
Michigan, hopes the offense does just enough to get them to the Big 10 championship game. Which is a real possibility.