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10-3, 3rd in Big Ten - East
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Marty Smith on being in Rome with Harbaugh

ESPN reporter Marty Smith tells Dan Le Batard and Stugotz about being in Rome with Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan football team and more.

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Marty says Harbaugh loves having him around (2:27)
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Harbaugh feels good to be back on the field (1:03)

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

How can the Browns and Gregg Williams utilize Jabrill Peppers? Here's an interior zone blitz scheme from Williams' playbook out of sub-package personnel. Peppers has the ability to drop as an underneath zone defender (N), blitz from a second-level alignment (D) or add to the front as the extra rusher (FS). Williams will put Peppers in a position to produce based on game plan and opponent personnel. Find the matchups.

Jonathan Whyley ESPN Producer 

Gladiators gearing up for the Wolverines arrival Gladiator school is next

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Jonathan Whyley ESPN Producer 

5 yard out drill

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Jonathan Whyley ESPN Producer 

Nice catch

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Jonathan Whyley ESPN Producer 

Harbaugh ain't afraid of contact

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Jonathan Whyley ESPN Producer 

Stretch

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Jonathan Whyley ESPN Producer 

The second practice with the Wolverines in Rome...

Jonathan Whyley ESPN Producer 

Day 6 in Rome Rain subsides before practice begins

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Wolverines host first practice in Rome (1:43)

ESPN Stats and Information  

With Jabrill Peppers and Taco Charlton off the board, Michigan had as many first-round picks this year (two) as it had in the previous 10 seasons combined. It's just the second time that multiple Wolverines defenders went in the first round, the other time coming in 1972.

Todd McShay ESPN Senior Writer 

If I was Cleveland, I would've taken TE David Njoku instead of S Jabrill Peppers. They need to accumulate more weapons for when the finally do draft a quarterback, and Njoku has a ton of upside. I'm not as high on Peppers as others. I think it will take time to get first-round value out of him as a defender.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Jabrill Peppers can make an impact in Gregg Williams' defensive scheme. Williams wants versatility at the second-level and in the secondary. Look for Peppers to play safety, dime back, nickel linebacker and drop down to blitz when Cleveland aligns in sub-package personnel.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Jabrill Peppers is the 6th Michigan player selected by the Browns in the 1st round, their most from any school in the common draft era.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is our story from last week on Jabrill Peppers and how he'd fit in the NFL: http://www.espn.com/nfl/draft2017/story/_/id/19186468/doubting-jabrill-peppers-michigan-wolverines-place-nfl-just-watch

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Michigan alums Peppers, Funchess divided on Mahomes pick (0:43)
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Garrett, Peppers among Browns' 3 1st-rounders

The Browns became the first team since 2013 to make three first-round selections, using them on Myles Garrett (No. 1), Jabrill Peppers (No. 25) and David Njoku (No. 29).

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Wolverines in Vatican City (0:59)
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Marty Smith ESPN 

QB drills, with defenders Jim Harbaugh and Pep Hamilton full-bore.

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Jonathan Whyley ESPN Producer 

Coach working with the QBs at practice

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