Michigan assistant Mike Hart gives rave review of Blake Corum's importance for Wolverines
Michigan assistant coach Mike Hart raved about running back Blake Corum’s impact on the Wolverines.
Hart praised Corum for his success season in 2022 and he talked about Corum deserving more credit for his performance. Michigan has focused on running the ball and Corum has been a major part of Michigan’s running game.
Mike Hart on Blake Corum: “He should be a guy that’s talked about for the Doak Walker, for the Heisman. We move as Blake moves, and he’s a special player. I just love that kid.” (From news conference today)
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Hart discussed the awards that Corum should be considered for at the end of the regular season. Hart believed the offense followed Corum’s suit:
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“He should be a guy that’s talked about for the Doak Walker, for the Heisman,” Hart said. “We move as Blake moves, and he’s a special player. I just love that kid.”
Michigan RB coach Mike Hart on Blake Corum: “The kid is special. He acts like me. He is me. He just eats better than I do.” pic.twitter.com/dXk5kDh4Mq
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Hart threw Corum’s name in the race for the Heisman and the Doak Walker award. Hart, who was a standout running back at Michigan from 2004 to 2007, spoke about the comparisons between Hart and Corum:
“The kid is special. He acts like me. He is me,” Hart said. “He just eats better than I do.”
In 2022, Corum has rushed for 611 yards and 10 touchdowns in 5 games. He helped strengthen the running game for the last few seasons. Michigan is on a roll and Corum’s success has been a factor in the team’s hot start.
Michigan will take on Indiana in a road game on Saturday.