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Jim Harbaugh Says 10 Freshmen Will Be In Michigan's Two-Deep

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talks with quarterback Wilton Speight #3.

IOWA CITY, IOWA- NOVEMBER 12: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines talks with quarterback Wilton Speight #3 during the first quarter against the Iowa Hawkeyes on November 12, 2016 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh isn't disqualifying rookies from making this season's two-deep.

Speaking this morning on his Inside Michigan Football television show, Jim Harbaugh claimed that he can think of at least 10 freshmen who will have a spot in the team's two-deep depth chart. And that's not just as reserves for older players. Harbaugh said some of those players will play in their first Michigan football game as starters.

Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com shared the statement on Twitter:

Michigan hasn't published a two-deep at this time. However, it's likely a depth chart will appear within the week, as several teams have already released their starting squads.

Harbaugh didn't provide any specific names for which freshman qualify for the two-deep on Sunday's television show. However, reports from Michigan's fall camp make it relatively easy to determine which freshman might snag those spots.

Specifically, according to Baumgardner, there have been 10 standouts from fall camp: defensive end Rashan Gary, left tackle Ben Bredeson, guard/DT Michael Onwenu, wide receiver Nate Johnson, wide receiver Eddie McDoom, wide receiver Kekoa Crawford, safety Khaleke Hudson, corners David Long and Lavert Hill, running back/receiver Chris Evans and kicker Quinn Nordin.

Michigan opens its season Sep. 3 against Hawaii.