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April 24, 2013
By The Numbers: Tight-end production has fallen off
Talking about tight ends has become all the rage in the past 24 hours with the commitment of Ian Bunting and the collection of talent the Wolverines will soon boast. It's been a long time coming for a position that has largely become dormant.
During the Rich Rodriguez era from 2008-10, the use of tight ends was especially meager, with the unit producing only 48 receptions in three seasons, though tight ends did score seven TDs during that span.
Those tight ends also factored into the red zone significantly, catching 17 touchdowns during the four campaigns.
Here is a full look at tight end production by the Maize and Blue since 1988.