Competiton Brings Out Best in Lewis

Junior CB Jourdan Lewis is looking to take the next step this spring. See what he has to say and more inside. W/Video.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan hasn't even played one game this season, but yet that hasn't stopped coach Jim Harbaugh from making a strong early impression in spring camp.

In fact, if Harbaugh has done one thing well, it's his ability to bring out the best in his players in camp, says junior cornerback Jourdan Lewis.

"It's been really exciting," Lewis said of Harbaugh. "He's big on competition. That's what I like to do. I like to thrive off of competition. He's definitely getting us better."

Lewis, who started seven games in 2014,still doesn't know how much time he'll be on the field, but that hasn't stopped him from competing.

"I don't even know if I'm going to be in the starting position," Lewis said. "It is really that competitive. Just going back and forth trying to compete one on one, seven on seven, all those types of things. We just emphasize competing with each other and getting each other better."

During his sophomore season, Lewis appeared in 12 games finishing with 28 tackles and six pass break ups.

"Every year is tough, you got to fight for your position," Lewis said. "No matter who's your coach. We just got to work every time we go out there."

Peppers Moving to Safety

Jabrill Peppers has made the switch to safety, and apparently it has already made an positive impact on the defense.

"It's a great fit," Lewis said of Peppers playing safety. "All of us talking with each other. It just feels right. Firs time we went out there, Jabrill was just talking. Everybody is out there on the same page. We have a lot more work to do. But I feel good about we are doing."

For more on Lewis please watch the video provided below.


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