It’s Official: Michigan Football Has The Best Center In The Nation

It’s Official: Michigan Football Has The Best Center In The Nation

Olu Oluwatimi, U-M’s football player, moved to Michigan in 2022. This decision is paying off in a big way.

It’s official: Olu Oluwatimi of Michigan is the best college football center.

The transfer from Virginia to the University of Michigan was a key part of the Wolverines’ dominant offensive line in his first year. Because of his consistency and production, Oluwatimi was awarded the Rimington Trophy – which is an award that recognizes the best center in college football.

Oluwatimi was a Michigan native who earned three varsity letters (2019-20-21) and 32 consecutive starts at the center. He started his career in the Air Force in 2017 before moving to the University of Virginia where he received his economics degree.

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Here’s a little more information about Oluwatimi, his achievements, and via MGoBlue.com:

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* Rimington Award Winner (2022).
* All-Big Ten Selection (first team, coaches and second team, media).
* Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Winner (2022)
* 13 career starts at the center
* Outland Trophy Finalist (2022).
* Part of the Joe Moore Award Finalist offensive line (2022).
* Semifinalist, Rotary Lombardi Award

Graduate Student (2022).
* Rimington Award Winner, the Third in Michigan History
* All-Big Ten Selection (first team, coaches and second team, media).
* Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Winner
* Outland Trophy Finalist
* A finalist offensive line for the Joe Moore Award
Semifinalist for the Rotary Lombardi Award
* Midseason All-American by The Athletic (first Team)
* Member of the Rotary Midseason Watch List
* Twice he was awarded Offensive Player-of-the Week honors for his performances at Ohio State and against Penn State
* Made his U.M debut and started at the center against Colorado State (Sept.
* Started at the center against Hawaii (Sept. 10, 17), Maryland (Sept. 24,), Penn State, Oct. 15, Michigan State (Oct. 29, Nebraska (Nov. 12, Illinois (Nov. 19,), at Iowa (Oct. 1), at Indiana (Oct. 8, Rutgers[Nov. 5]at Ohio State (Nov. 26,), and against Purdue at the Big Ten Championship (Dec.

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