Logan Thompson had never appeared in a varsity game. But when St. Clairsville (Ohio) teammate and Michigan commit Michael Ferns ran out of bounds at the 1, the freshman got his chance. The result was an emotionally charged moment.
While he's busy protecting Denard Robinson, Ricky Barnum also is working on his master's in social work at the nation's No. 1 school in that discipline so he can protect and serve children in his native Lakeland, Fla.