I was reading Jon Chait's column where he stated this fact (rest are walk-ons). I know we have been talking attrition and everything, but I had not fully done the math and was more than slightly surprised when it is put in those terms. Being 1, 2 or 3 under does not seem out of the ordinary, 16 is ridiculous. Like the NCAA is crushing you under it's heel ridiculous. I want to pull up the picture Brian posted of Jim Leavitt at USF "Can I Haz This Many Playurz?". I mean holy crap, sorry if this is not news to anyone else. All apologies, but Jeebus man.
"He's a hard worker, and he watched me and Tim (Hardaway Jr.) and Nik (Stauksas) put work in to become (first-round picks), and I'm just happy he's getting better," Burke said. "It's great for the program, too. It shows what type of program the University of Michigan is and the direction it continues to go in."