Mealer finally breaks through

Exit interview: Fan fave earned starting spot at center in fifth and final season

Updated: February 24, 2013, 4:16 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation
"Exit Interview" is a concept started at WolverineNation last year in which we chat with players leaving Michigan about their experiences with the Wolverines and in some cases what's next.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Before Elliott Mealer even arrived at Michigan, he became a sentimental favorite for Wolverines fans, having been injured in an accident which paralyzed his brother and claimed the lives of his father and his girlfriend.

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