Braithwaite was named in the NCAA allegations following the jihad. He also provided the most retrospectively stupid quote of last year's spring practice: "We're gonna be the best-tackling team in America."
"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."