6 All American candidates for Michigan Football in 2023

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The Michigan Wolverines offensive line, including Zak Zinter (65), Olusegun Oluwatimi (55), Giovanni El-Hadi (58) and Ryan Hayes (76), and tight ends Matthew Hibner (88) and Joel Honigford, get set against the Illinois Fighting Illini at /

Zak Zinter and Trevor Keegan

These two maulers are a considerable reason why Michigan football has dominated in the trenches against defensive lines.

They both will be drafted early as long as they stay injury free and don’t digress. The only thing left to do for the big uglies is to win the national championship and that is one of the reasons why they returned to Michigan.

Zinter has seen the field more than Keegan in their careers. Keegan has missed time due to minor injuries and is backed up by Giovanni El-Hadi, who could start for anyone in the power five conferences today but is waiting patiently for his moment in the sun. The Wolverines have at least seven draftable prospects in next April’s draft.

Michigan’s two longest and biggest runs of last season came from behind Zinter and Olu Oluwatimi to seal the Ohio State win.

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They both of them have given up such a small number of sacks that you can count them on just one hand alone. Michigan’s offensive line averages over 300 pounds each and all of them put together eclipse the 1,500-pound mark.