Hollowell happy with losing his redshirt 

February, 6, 2012
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Usually by midseason, coaches have their minds made up. If a freshman hasn’t played yet, he likely isn’t going to. He’ll be stashed away, even if he’s close to seeing the field, because the potential of four good years with a player is better than three-and-a-half.

It is what made Michigan’s decision to rip the redshirt off freshman cornerback Delonte Hollowell for essentially a half-season of special teams all the more confusing.

But as with almost every decision Michigan coach Brady Hoke made during his first season, it worked.

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