May 22, 2024 - Sports

Michigan football offseason report: QB competition heats up

Michigan's coach stands with his arms folded on the field while players walk away. Crowd is in the background.

Michigan coach Sherrone Moore at the team's spring game in April. Photo: Jaime Crawford/Getty Images

U of M's national title defense this fall will be without many of last year's star players and former coach Jim Harbaugh.

The big picture: College football programs across the country are seeing big changes this offseason.

State of play: The big question in Ann Arbor is who will succeed quarterback J.J. McCarthy, who was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings.

The latest: The Wolverines tapped into the transfer portal, adding four defensive backs in a three-day span last week, the Detroit News reports.

What's next: The season opener against Fresno State is Aug. 31 at 7:30pm at Michigan Stadium.

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