NFL teams have started small freshman camps, giving franchises an early field look at their new recruits. Here are notes on former Michigan football stars as they begin their professional football career:
Detroit Lions: Aidan Hutchinson “The Perfect Fit”
“As you all know, we couldn’t get the call fast enough once we knew they (Jacksonville) didn’t pick up Aidan,” said Lions coach Dan Campbell. “It worked great—it was perfect. It just fit us. I mean, it’s really all there and it fits us perfectly. I’ve said this before, but it just so happened that it was in the backyard.”
“It wasn’t because of it, but that icing on the cake over there, that it was all the way around. So I just feel like it was meant to be. It belongs here, and when you pick men, especially those high class, they fit in better with every What it’s about, and he’s doing it.”
While the junior camper is a far cry from an NFL game, Hutchinson said he was excited to be back on the football field.
“That’s what I do, at the end of the day,“ He said. “all talk this, i hate talking. It’s been many months of talking, a lot of talking, but now we’re out here to get the work done, and that’s what I’m doing.“
Cincinnati Bengals: Dax Hill
“I didn’t feel any different awakening this morning,” Hill She said From his first taste of the NFL. “I know it’s just another day in the field.”
Hill said he’s focused on learning the rules of the game and getting comfortable with coaches and teammates.
“I’m just trying to earn my shruti now,” he added.
While it’s (very) early, reports have indicated that Hill looks the part athletic. Of course, this should come as no surprise given what the former five-star Michigan star showed off.
“I was saying we were surprised he was there,” Bengals coach Zack Taylor said on the night of the NFL Draft. “…I felt like Dax was a key player who was sitting there for us.”
Baltimore Ravens: David Ogabo
Ojabu is still recovering from a ruptured Achilles. Ravens manager Eric DeCosta says team doctors are “optimistic that sometime this year he will have a chance to play”.
“So far no pain, good flexibility, already riding the bike,” Ogabu mentioned of his recovery. “…Yes, I expect to play.”
Tennessee Titans: Hassan Haskins
Haskins “had a few good interruptions in traffic and a pass from the backcourt,” team site pointed. During the 7v7 drill, the jogger got passes from Malik Willis.
“I was ready to go,” Haskins said. “I wouldn’t say I was nervous but I just wanted to be here in practice and show the coaches what I can do.”
New England Patriots: Andrew Stoeber
All is quiet from Foxboro, Massachusetts. Stoeber hasn’t signed with the Patriots yet but he has spoken Recently About how much he’s liked the organization for years.
“I already know some of the guys there very closely,” Stoeber said of his former New England teammates.
Story image from Detroit Lions via Twitter.