Last week’s Michigan football game didn’t provide too much, or anything really, worth highlighting. So while the team prepares to hopefully clobber Miami of Ohio in front of an ever dwindling crowd I thought I would highlight one of Michigan’s fifth year seniors, Jake Ryan. After redshirting his freshman year Ryan played in all 13 of Michigan’s games the following season. He led the team in tackles the year after (2012 season) with 88 and was chosen to wear the Bennie Oosterbaan #47 legends jersey.
Unfortunately his playing time last year was limited due to an ACL injury in spring practice, but he still managed to rehab in time to make an impact later in the season. As a linebacker Ryan has earned a reputation for seemingly being everywhere on the field, involving himself in key plays throughout the game. Revisiting this picture from Michigan’s 2012 game against Air Force, it’s no surprise. Who wouldn’t be so eager to get their hands on a homemade cronut?