Michigan football's Cameron McGrone declares for NFL draft

Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press
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Michigan football's Cameron McGrone announced Tuesday afternoon he has declared for the 2021 NFL draft.

The junior was a two-year starter at middle linebacker for the Wolverines.

McGrone, who signed with Michigan's 2018 recruiting class, emerged at the start of the 2019 season after starter Josh Ross was injured. McGrone took over the middle of the defense and tallied 65 tackles, nine tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks, displaying impressive athleticism for the position.

In 2020, McGrone again started at middle linebacker, but his season was cut short due to an injury at Rutgers. He finished with 26 tackles, two tackles for loss and 0.5 sacks.

Michigan State running back Jordon Simmons is tackled by Michigan linebacker Cameron McGrone during the first half on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at Michigan Stadium.
Michigan State running back Jordon Simmons is tackled by Michigan linebacker Cameron McGrone during the first half on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at Michigan Stadium.

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