What Does The Future Hold For Michigan football's 2024 Draft Picks?

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Jan 8, 2024; Houston, TX, USA; Michigan Wolverines wide receiver Roman Wilson (1) against the
Jan 8, 2024; Houston, TX, USA; Michigan Wolverines wide receiver Roman Wilson (1) against the / Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
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Blake Corum

Wolverine Nation predictably went crazy when the Los Angeles Rams took Blake Corum with the 83rd overall pick in the third round. The pick was viewed somewhat differently in some circles of the Rams' fandom, which is understandable given that last year Kyren Williams finished with over 1,100 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Williams has had plenty of injuries and it seems that in this day and age, no NFL team can have too many solid running backs, but the question for Rams fans as to whether Corum was drafted too high given their situation at the position may linger for a little while. But at the end of the day, Corum has shown that he can overcome any doubt or obstacle, as he carried the Michigan football offense at times last year and even splitting time with Williams he could make an immediate impact for the Rams next year.

Junior Colson

Sometimes, things just seem like they were meant to be. That was surely the case with Jim Harbaugh and Junior Colson after the Chargers selected the former Michigan football linebacker with the 69th pick in the third round. Colson is physical, tough, and knows exactly what Harbaugh expects of his players, and will get a chance to prove that he has what it takes to take his game to the next level, just as Harbaugh did when he moved on to the Bolts.


The Chargers lost nearly all of their impact players at linebacker and Colson fills an immediate need for them on defense. Before the draft the Chargers had only four linebackers on the roster and so Colson is yet another former Michigan defensive great that we may see have an impact on the field on Sundays before Thanksgiving next year.