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Michigan Football Star Announces NFL Draft Decision

first_imgHead coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines leads his team onto the field before the college football game against the Michigan State Spartans.ANN ARBOR, MI – OCTOBER 17: Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the Michigan Wolverines leads his team onto the field before the college football game against the Michigan State Spartans at Michigan Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Michigan is losing a number of key defenders to the NFL after this season, but at least one star will be coming back to Ann Arbor in 2019.Cornerback Lavert Hill is returning to school, he announced today on Instagram. Hill was a first-team All-Big Ten performer and a third-team All-American this season.Hill was also a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, given annually to the top defensive back in the country.This has been a great season. Through the ups and downs I appreciate all my brothers we stayed solid. I wouldn’t have done it with anybody else. After prayer and careful consideration, I have decided to return and give The University of Michigan and its fans another season. I am confident I will be productive for both my team and myself this coming year. I look forward to one last ride in The Big House. Go Blue!As a junior, Hill compiled 14 tackles and five pass breakups.Michigan finished 10-3 after losing to Florida in the Peach Bowl yesterday. The Wolverines started 10-1 before dropping their final two games to Ohio State and UF.Despite losing defensive stars like Rashan Gary and Devin Bush to the NFL, Michigan should still be a Big Ten contender in 2019.The Wolverines have yet to win the conference under Jim Harbaugh.last_img read more

GSMB to monitor construction work of Financial City

The GSMB Chairman said that measures will be taken to remove the rock stones and ensure the construction takes place in line with the agreement between the parties concerned without damaging the environment. (Colombo Gazette)Report by Indika Sri Aravinda Dissanayake said this has threatened marine life and the movements of ships to the Colombo port which is close to the project site. He said that the suspension of the project for several months after it began, had resulted in massive rock stones placed around the project site being washed into the sea. The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) is to monitor construction work on the Financial City (formerly known as port city) at Galle Face.GSMB Chairman Kithsiri Dissanayake said that an official will be appointed to ensure the construction of the Financial City dos not harm the environment. read more