Harbaugh: U-M QB job between Speight, O'Korn

From ESPN - August 11, 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The competition for Michigan's starting quarterback position has been whittled -- at least for now -- from three down to two.

Head coach Jim Harbaugh said incumbent first-teamer Wilton Speight and fifth-year senior John O'Korn are currently sharing first-team reps in practice. Harbaugh said at the outset of preseason camp that redshirt freshman Brandon Peters was also involved in a "three-way tie" for the job.

"It's not to say anything is set in stone right now, but I think that the two guys have created a little bit of separation," Harbaugh said Friday night at the end of his team's second week of practice.

Speight started all but one game last season, throwing for 2,538 yards and winning nine games in the process. He injured his shoulder in November, making room for O'Korn's first start as a Wolverine -- a win against Indiana. The transfer from Houston completed 20 passes and threw two touchdown passes mostly in mop-up duty last year.


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