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  1. Fresh ideas: Cornerback

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Can a true freshman really contribute at the college level? Is it easier to do so at one position than another? Over the next two months WolverineNation will be breaking down the probabilities of playing time and projections of th...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  2. Exit Interview: DB Al Backey

    Michael Rothstein

    'Exit Interview' is a concept started at WolverineNation last year where we chat with players leaving Michigan about their experiences with the Wolverines and in some cases, what's next. Cornerback Al Backey played in 12 games in his career, regis...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  3. Depth chart analysis: Cornerback

    Michael Rothstein

    Over the next few weeks, WolverineNation will look at every position on the Michigan roster and give a depth chart analysis of each position on the roster heading into the offseason. This was considered a position of strength entering last season...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  4. Statement from Michigan CB J.T. Floyd

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan senior cornerback J.T. Floyd was suspended for the Outback Bowl on Sunday for a violation of team rules. The suspension effectively ended his Michigan career and on Monday, Floyd released a statement to WolverineNation...

    Blog | December 17, 2012
  5. Losing Floyd, Hagerup big for Michigan

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan's path to winning the Outback Bowl just got more difficult. For the Wolverines, already trying to beat a top-10 team with a strong defense and a capable offense, losing starting cornerback J.T. Floyd, the most experienced...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  6. Norfleet makes move to cornerback

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Dennis Norfleet always has been Michigan's shiftiest, fastest freshman on the field. This movement, though, had little to do with his speed. Norfleet has made the move from offense to defense, settling in the last two weeks at ...

    Blog | December 14, 2012
  7. Raymon Taylor seizes opportunity with Michigan Wolverines

    Michael Rothstein

    Raymon Taylor didn't get the starting cornerback in ideal fashion -- an injury to Blake Countess -- but he has made the most of his chance.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  8. Instant analysis: Michigan 44, Purdue 13

    Michael Rothstein

    Michigan finished off its Big Ten opener by handily beating Purdue, 44-13, in the Wolverines' first win outside of Ann Arbor this season. The Boilermakers, meanwhile, lost their Big Ten opener. It was over when: Michigan sophomore cornerback Raymo...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  9. Michigan's injuries continue to pile up

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan's injury issues grew Saturday as the Wolverines took more hits on defense. The Wolverines have already lost defensive lineman Chris Wormley and cornerback Blake Countess for the season to torn ACLs and linebacker Kaleb...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  10. Defense must cope without Countess

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- This was exactly the news Michigan didn't want to hear. The deepest position on its team, the group perceived as strength of the defense this season, is now down a man. Not only a man, but its best player. Sophomore cornerback ...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  11. Walk-ons on scholarship, Toussaint update

    Michael Rothstein

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- He pulled the seven of them in front of the rest of their teammates in the Michigan team room Tuesday afternoon and for a second, cornerback J.T. Floyd wondered what was going on. The seven guys up there, though, were about to ...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  12. Michigan CB Talbott leaves team

    Michael Rothstein

    CHICAGO -- Michigan might have a lot of depth at cornerback, but the Wolverines are already down a man. Junior cornerback Terrence Talbott, who had made a move up the depth chart during spring practice, decided to leave the program, a Michigan spo...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  13. WR Roundtree looks for big senior year

    Michael Rothstein

    NEW ORLEANS -- Sitting in the back of the Michigan locker room a week ago after the 23-20 victory over Virginia Tech in the Allstate Sugar Bowl, junior receiver Roy Roundtree reflected for a bit. He glanced to one side, where he saw cornerback J.T...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  14. Instant Analysis: Michigan 31, Illinois 14

    Michael Rothstein

    Turning point: Michigan cornerback J.T. Floyd read a Nathan Scheelhaase pass perfectly, jumping to pick off the play and return it 65 yards into Illinois territory with 10:50 left in the game. The Wolverines then scored on the following drive with a ...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  15. Michigan Wolverines cornerback Blake Countess bursts on to the sc...

    Michael Rothstein

    It look less than a month for freshman cornerback Blake Countess to make the starting lneup. It could take years from him to reliniquish it.

    Story | November 10, 2011
  16. Freshmen see time, Kovacs makes return

    Michael Rothstein

    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Michigan's players and coaches had said since the bye week that more freshmen would find their way into playing time. On Saturday, that showed early. Two freshmen -- cornerback Blake Countess and linebacker Desmond Morgan -- sta...

    Blog | November 05, 2011