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.
• Three-year letterman; Has appeared in 27 games as an offensive lineman, making 25 starts.
• 2015 All-Big Ten honorable mention (coaches and media)
• Appeared in 13 games, making 13 starts at guard
• Earned second varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games, making 12 starts
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Made first collegiate start at right tackle
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in two games as a reserve offensive lineman
• Did not see game action
• 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.
• Ben Braden was born on March 9, 1994
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in general studies.