ANN ARBOR, Mich. – It seems there’s finally a long-awaited update on the Michigan quarterback competition.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh addressed the media Friday evening, and told reporters two quarterbacks have emerged among the rest in the competition to be the Wolverines’ starting quarterback: junior Wilton Speight and fifth-year senior John O’Korn.
Michigan’s John O’Korn, Wilton Speight create separation
Harbaugh said QBs John O'Korn and Wilton Speight "have really stepped up. Created a little bit of separation."
— Rachel Lenzi (@RLenziCMG) August 11, 2017
This offseason, Michigan’s quarterback position has been the focus of Michigan’s fall camp since Harbaugh told reporters the position was up for grabs during Big Ten Media Days.
For spring practice, Harbaugh said Speight was the starter, however during media days he said otherwise, noting Speight, O’Korn and redshirt freshman Brandon Peters were “tied for first.”
This update also comes two days after passing game coordinator Pep Hamilton dodged the quarterback question, but not without giving reporters a few sly answers.
“We have several,” Hamilton said when asked who Michigan’s starting quarterback was.
Now, the quarterback battle seems to be a repeat of 2016, which also came down to Speight and O’Korn.
Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh talks to reports on Friday
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