December 11, 2012
Position changes worth considering for Michigan
In a video earlier this week detailing Michigan's first bowl practice, freshman tailback Dennis Norfleet was seen working defensively, apparently earning snaps at safety. Whether the move is permanent or not remains to be revealed, but it raises the question of what other position changes could be in store.
A.J. Williams from tight end to offensive tackle: This was of course a strong rumor during Williams' recruitment, with his coach, Michigan's coaches and Williams himself promising he will play tight end. The 6-6, 283-pounder did play that position this fall, and played extensively, but he was targeted just once all year and failed to record a single reception.
There are depth concerns at tight end as Williams and classmate Devin Funchess will represent two of only three scholarship veterans on the roster next year, but there are bigger concerns along the offensive line, and Williams has one significant advantage over the four redshirting freshmen that will vie for vacancies in 2013 - game experience.
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