Michigan coach Brady Hoke will kick off his second spring in charge of the program, looking at how his largest players can fill the biggest voids.
''There's some obvious holes that we need to fill on our defensive line with three seniors graduating and when you look at our offensive line,'' Hoke said Friday, the day before the Wolverines' first spring practice.
Michigan is losing five seniors from last season: Mike Martin, Ryan Van Bergen and Will Heininger on the defensive line; center David Molk and right tackle Mark Huyge on the other side of the ball.
One player, offensive lineman Rocko Khoury, who potentially could've competed for a job, will not be in the mix.
Hoke said Khoury, long snapper George Morales, reserve running back Mike Cox and Terrence Robinson have decided to leave the team, adding they made the decision. Hoke said they each will graduate this spring and can transfer, using their final season of eligibility at another school that has a master's degree Michiga...