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When it comes to the offensive linemen there is one thing that you don't expect to see out of them--speed. We are talking about 300+ pound man mountains that are known for being able to shove people around and man handle them--not run really fast.But there are some like Michigan;s Taylor Lewan that can do both.@BigTenNetwork/TwitterUsually the official times are slower than the unofficial ones, but in this case it was faster--4.87.Taylor Lewan from @UMichFootball with an unofficial 4.88 40-yard dash! WATCH: http://t.co/uUddDCBxNQ #NFLCombine— NFL (@nfl) February 22, 2014Lewan has been projected as a first rounder--somewhere between 11 and 20--and with the way things have gone at the Combine for him there is no reason to believe he'll slip beyond that. Loading...
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Taylor Lewan promised to put on a display of athleticism at the NFL Scouting Combine, and he lived up to his word.
Lewan, a second-team All-American tackle last season at Michigan, ran the fastest 40-yard dash time among offensive linemen, 4.87 seconds, Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Lewan -- who measured in at 6-foot-7, 309 pounds -- is projected a likely top-10...
Perhaps the unit on team 135 with the best combination of experience and raw talent is the secondary. While Thomas Gordon and Courtney Avery are both lost to graduation, neither were looked at as anything more than “solid” players during their time in Ann Arbor. With two returning starters at CB, and some guys who played a lot at safety, combined with some highly rated recruits...
The offensive linemen and tight ends really kicked the NFL Combine off right Saturday morning.This offensive tackle group may be the best I have seen in years, and they keep getting more and more athletic. Quite a few players made their case for being selected in the first round, but two stood out among the rest. Greg Robinson and Taylor Lewan absolutely blew scouts away this morning...
It’s only February, but there’s a tight end that already looks like a future member of the New England Patriots.
Iowa’s C.J. Fiedorowicz is one of Saturday’s big “winners” from the NFL Scouting Combine. He impressed in his speed and agility workouts and caught the ball well in positional drills.
The Patriots will like that he was coached by two former Bill Belichick staffers...
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New York Giants Round #1 Pick 12
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1) Anthony Barr OLB UCLA
The Giants are known as a smart franchise that often scoops up sliding players and gets great production out of them. Barr could be that falling player this year, since scouts are beginning to worry about his unpolished game and lack of experience playing...
Michigan sophomore guard Caris LeVert reflects upon his 23 point showing in Michigan's 79-70 victory over Michigan State. LeVert discussed the Wolverines' defensive adjustments, carrying the offensive load in the first half, the growth of the team, the significane of sweeping the Spartans, carrying this effort over to the remaining games, and more.
VIDEO: Michigan senior Jordan Morgan talks battling Adreian Payne in the paint, the energy level of the Wolverines, the Big Ten race, and more.
VIDEO: Michigan coach John Beilein on teams' energy Sunday in win over Michigan State, scoring by Nik Stauskas/Caris LeVert, the Big Ten race, the rivalry, and more.
A smirk split Nik Stauskas’ expression.
“Maybe I shouldn’t have done that, but it’s alright,” he said Friday.
It was about one month ago when Stauskas borrowed a page from Jimi Hendrix’s book, excusing himself from a postgame celebration to kiss the sky.
Skipping sideways across the Breslin Center floor, the Michigan sophomore brought both hands to his mouth and blew...
Nik Stauskas and Jordan Morgan were among the players available to speak with the media following Michigan’s 79-70 victory over Michigan State on Sunday afternoon at the Crisler Center. The win completed the Wolverines’ season sweep of the Spartans. You can watch the full interviews using the embedded media players below.
Morgan after the jump.
No. 20 Michigan’s 79-70 win over No. 13 Michigan State Sunday didn’t secure a Big Ten championship for the Wolverines. What it did do is put Michigan in a good spot with four games to play led by the hot hands of Caris LeVert and Nik Stauskas.
The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine got underway Saturday as it traditionally does, with the big boys. Here's are some notes and observations from a scout's point of view as fifty aspiring offensive linemen were on display Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.-As far as the top offensive tackles are concerned there is clearly a hierarchy with the top three Jake Matthews...
John Beilein, Nik Stauskas and Caris LeVert were all available to speak with the media on Friday to discuss Michigan’s upcoming matchup against Michigan State. The Wolverines will take on the Spartans Sunday afternoon at the Crisler Center for a rematch after Michigan’s 80-75 win in East Lansing. You can watch the full interviews using the embedded media players below.
Nik Stauskas scored 21 of his 25 points in the second half, and No. 20 Michigan beat No. 13 Michigan State 79-70 on Sunday to take over first place in the Big Ten.