It’s been rumored for some time, but Michigan Linebacker Royce Jenkins-Stone has confirmed that freshman Brian Cole is working at safety.
Royce Jenkins-Stone says Brian Cole is working at safety.
— angelique (@chengelis) December 28, 2015
Cole was recruited as a wide receiver and played a bit against Utah, but didn’t see much action after the season opener. He was a two way players at Saginaw Heritage playing running back, wide receiver and safety.
If Cole makes the transition it will add much need depth to secondary in 2016.
Michigan is clearly serious about recruiting players who can do multiple things, not a bad idea considering the 85 scholarship limit and the seemingly endless stream of injuries.