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Michigan Football: Wolverines’ Most Important Players at Each Position

June 22, 2016

While every contributor on a roster occupies a specific role, a select group of Michigan football players are most important to the team achieving national success in 2016.

At each position, the Wolverines have a talent who—while not necessarily irreplaceable in each case—will carry the heaviest burden, is the most experienced player or can be used in a variety of ways.

Michigan needs a new quarterback, but one player boasts a significant amount of previous snaps. No matter if he starts, though, the offense returns two skill-position leaders from the 2015 team.

On both sides of the trenches, a veteran is switching to a new starting position to help the Wolverines adapt. And there’s simply no debating the players at linebacker and in the secondary.

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