2012 Michigan Football Roster
Redshirt sophomore Ben Braden, who is battling for a starting job at right tackle, is the focus of day 23 in the 2014 Countdown to Kickoff series.
At Michigan ... one-year letterman ... has appeared in 14 games as an offensive lineman, making 12 starts.
Junior/Sophomore (2014) ... earned first varsity letter ... appeared in 12 games, making 12 starts ... APPALACHIAN STATE (Aug. 30) ... made first collegiate start at right tackle.
Sophomore/Freshman (2013) ... appeared in two games as a reserve offensive lineman.
Freshman (2012) ... did not see game action ... redshirted.
Prep ... attended Rockford High School (2012) coached by Ralph Munger ... lettered three years (2009-11) ... two-year starter at right tackle (2010-11) ... Honors and Rankings ... AP Michigan all-state first team as a senior ... garnered Dream Team honors from the Detroit Free Press named to the Detroit News Blue Chip List as a senior.
Personal ... Ben Braden was born on March 9, 1994 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, major undeclared.
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