Youth running wild at TE

Nonconference analysis: Funchess bright spot, needs more action

Updated: September 26, 2012, 3:23 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation
Through the next week, WolverineNation will break down the good, the bad and what needs the most improvement with Michigan, position by position. Today, we look at tight end -- what has been one of the most interesting positions on the Michigan roster in the past few seasons, and one of the biggest challenges for Brady Hoke and the rest of his coaching staff.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Entering the season, Michigan's tight ends had two career catches and even less experience as a group. Only one of them, Brandon Moore, had played.

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Gregory Shamus/Getty ImagesFreshman Devin Funchess has been a revelation at tight end for Michigan in the early going. Now he just needs to be targeted more often.
Two, Devin Funchess and A.J. Williams, had never been on a college campus, and the fourth of the group was a walk-on who was in his final year at Michigan, Mike Kwiatkowski.

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