Discussion

Bo carried day for Desmond

Future Heisman winner knew once he met the coach he'd be a Michigan man

Updated: February 5, 2013, 3:20 PM ET
By Michael Rothstein | WolverineNation

For as long as Michigan has played football, it has dipped into Ohio to find some of the best players in school history. That included 25 years ago this month, when Michigan -- and many others -- sent coaches to Cleveland to recruit a 5-foot-10 athlete named Desmond Howard.

At the time -- February 1988 -- Heisman glory couldn't have been predicted for the diminutive speedster.

"He was fast, good hands, and we thought he could really contribute to us early and we needed a couple gamebreakers, ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM