Ever since he committed to Michigan, Jabrill Peppers had heard the Charles Woodson comparisons from Wolverine fans.
Peppers, a five-star recruit in the 2014 class, is thought to be as athletically gifted as Woodson, a former Wolverine defensive back who also played offense, winning the 1997 Heisman. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound true freshman likely won't be playing offense for the Wolverines this fall, but he will be touching the football on a regular basis.
Brady Hoke announced Friday that the cornerback will also be Michigan's starting punt returner.
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Peppers, who reportedly runs a 4.4. in the 40-yard dash, will surely be one of the country's most exciting returners.
Michigan opens the season Aug. 30 against Appalachian State.