Veteran center Jon Horford has had a very strong summer, working towards being injury free out on the court. This year Jon looks to contribute more not only on the floor but off it as well. He talks about his leadership and thoughts on the young Wolverines.
It’s no secret that Michigan redshirt junior Jon Horford has been battling injuries throughout his career as a Wolverine.
Last season Horford dislocated his knee cap twice, in the preseason and again in December. As a sophomore, he suffered a stress fracture in his foot and Michigan coaches decided to shut him down for that whole season. The setbacks have been frustrating for the...
To continue our returning player previews, today we take a look at big man Jon Horford. You can view previous player previews here.
6’10″, 250 pounds
Grand Ledge, Mich.
Grand Ledge High School
Power Forward, Center
Despite earlier reports, University of Michigan officials confirmed that Jon Horford will not continue on with the Dominican National team. More from Nick Baumgardner:
Current Michigan forward Jon Horford was also originally listed on the 15-man roster, but will not be a member of the team as it attempts to qualify for the Olympics, according to a Michigan spokesman.
Michigan sophomore Jon Horford will miss the rest of the season with a right foot injury.
Wolverines coach John Beilein said Friday that Horford would not play again this season.
The 6-foot-10 Horford hasn't played since Dec. 10, but Beilein had previously stopped short of ruling out a return. Horford played in nine games, starting one. He averaged 2.7 points and 10.8 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2012
ESPN’s Michael Rothstein caught up with Jon Horford after Michigan’s loss in East Lansing on Sunday and the sophomore big man reiterated that a redshirt remains the most likely option.
“If coach said, ‘We absolutely need you to come back,’ I could come back,” Horford said Sunday following Michigan’s 64-54 loss to Michigan State. “But other than that, I’ve missed...
For weeks, Michigan coach John Beilein has hinted that sophomore big man Jon Horford's foot injury could be a long-term problem. Beilein sounded more definitive when he met with reporters Wednesday in Ann Arbor as the Wolverines prepared for tonight's Big Ten opener against Penn State. Horford's right foot injury is a stress fracture in the fourth metatarsal.
Jon Horford was the number eight man in Michigan’s rotation last season and played fewer than seven minutes per game. Despite his limited playing time, the sophomore big man is regarded as the most likely breakout player on Michigan’s roster.
Horford has the bloodlines – his brother exploded between his freshman and sophomore seasons en route to two national champions and...