Rivals preview listed the returning starters on offense as 6, that is some pretty good research since we lost Massey and Threet that would be 10 returning starters.
"He makes it really easy on you as a coach because he has tremendous football instincts," Michigan tight ends coach Jay Harbaugh said. "Things come really naturally to him. He doesn't have to see things too many times. He has a good sense for how things should look and feel, and he's a tough, physical guy."