Donovan Peoples-Jones, wide receiver, Michigan
Tall (6-foot-2), strong, fast and bouncy, this young man is a big-play machine just waiting to explode onto the national scene for Jim Harbaugh’s Wolverines in 2017. He’s been impressing his coaches already and put up jaw-dropping numbers during the team’s spring combine testing.
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Perhaps even better than the hype surrounding this young man is his desire to live up to it.
“I need to get better, I need to continue to work on the little things that’ll separate me from everybody else,” he said, via Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com. “I’m always looking for more. I’m always trying to find an edge.”
Michigan has a big need for Peoples-Jones to step up, too. It’s the perfect time for this young man to show up for the program, which saw Amara Darboh and Jehu Chesson (92 catches, 1,362 yards and nine touchdowns between them) graduate after last season.
With Peoples-Jones making big plays down the field and fellow freshman Kareem Walker softening up defensive fronts on the ground, Michigan has some incredible young offensive talent to feature this year.