Abram, Simmons among 2nd-year players poised for breakouts
Instead, the rookie safety injured his shoulder in the season opener and didnt play again last season. Now Abram is one of several second-year players poised for a breakout season in 2020. While Abrams season was cut short because of an injury, Tennessee first-round defensive tackle Jeffrey Simmons started late because of one. Simmons recovered in time to play nine games of the regular season and three playoff games. He showed flashes as a rookie with 59 catches for 680 yards and five TDs despite substandard quarterback play from Mason Rudolph and Devlin Hodges.
4 questions that could shape the 2019 Michigan football season
After losing Chase Winovich, Rashan Gary, Devin Bush and David Long this season, Michigan is hoping for similar results. Kwity Paye #19 of the Michigan Wolverines tries to sack Peyton Ramsey #12 of the Indiana Hoosiers at Michigan Stadium on November 17, 2018 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Yes, Michigan needed to make major changes in the offense. Michigan needed to address each of these issues, and it did so with the home run hire of Josh Gattis. Michigan offensive coordinator Josh Gattis (Michigan Football/@UMichFootball)Gattis needs to be good, and it needs to be immediate.