Key to 2012: No. 2 Ricky Barnum
August, 30, 2012
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN Insider
Leon Halip/Getty ImagesRicky Barnum has big shoes to fill, replacing Rimington Award winner David Molk.Over the next two weeks, WolverineNation will break down the 10 players who need to play to the peak of their abilities for Michigan to have its best possible season, going from 10 all the way to No. 1.
Replacing David Molk is not going to be easy, no matter how much confidence fifth-year senior center Ricky Barnum says he has in himself. Molk was the Rimington Award winner as the nation’s best center last season and was a seventh-round draft pick of the San Diego Chargers.
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