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Ezeh Seizing Leadership Role on D

Michigan sophomore linebacker Obi Ezeh recalls his journey from an unheralded running back recruit to his status now as the centerpiece of Michigan's defense. Part of his new role also calls for him to be a leader and that is not a responsibility he is shying away from.

During his high school at Grand Rapids Catholic Central, Obi Ezeh was a great halfback.  He set his school's career rushing record with 3,189 yards and reached pay-dirt 26 times.  In the class of 2006, he was a ranked three star RB, and #72 in the country at his position. Ezeh knew that to have a great career at a bigger school, he might have to play linebacker. "Smaller schools wanted me to... Recommended Stories