Jordan Kovacs' rise from walk on to contributor to starter to captain is one that will live in Michigan football lore.
Kenny Demens was right in the middle of one of the worst defenses in Michigan history then watched Brady Hoke and Greg Mattison turn the unit around.
J.T. Floyd did everythini he could to prepare his teammates in the secondary for the Outback Bowl, but he had a hard time not making the trip.
Former Michigan defensive end Craig Roh played at several spots in several schemes, but the end result is he leaves Michigan as the all-time leader in consecutive starts.
Ricky Barnum arrived at Michigan as the No. 4 guard in the class of 2008, but it still took him three years before he became a starter.
Former Michigan defensive tackle Will Campbell finally lived up to his potential in his senior season after admittedly being "lazy" when he came to Ann Arbor.
Elliott Mealer arrived at Michigan after being in a car accident in which his father and his girlfriend were killed. The next five years didn't go as planned, but Mealer perservered.
Former walk-on Nathan Brink had emerged as a rotation player on the defensive eline and even had earned a scholarship before one last concussion forced him to walk away.
Offensive guard Patrick Omameh was committed to play at Cincinnati before a late switch to Michigan that worked out for him and the Wolverines.
Wide receiver Roy Roundtree saw his numbers dip severely when Brady Hoke came aboard, but he kept his head up, remained a team leader and still made his fair share of big plays.
In his recruiting mailbag Tom Van Haaren writes that Michigan's early 2013 success has allowed it to get a jump on 2014 recruiting.
Defensive end Ryan Van Bergen said the hiring of defensive coordinator Greg Mattison was the best move Michigan made after ousting Rich Rodriguez.
Center David Molk wasn't going to go out feeling like he had during his first couple of seasons at Michigan. So he took it upon himself to make sure the transition from Rich Rodriguez to Brady Hoke didn't cause any major problems.
Defensive back Troy Woolfolk was happy about the team's accomplishments but frustrated at how injuries affected his final season.
Offensive tackle Mark Huyge appreciated the up-and-down journey of his Michigan career, especially how it came together his senior season.
Defensive tackle Mike Martin will always cherish the way his career ended, with wins over Ohio State and over Virgnia Tech in the Sugar Bowl.