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Chris Wormley, Jake Butt named co-captains according to social media

According to his Twitter account, Michigan defensive lineman Chris Wormley says that himself and Jake Butt have been voted co-captains this season.

The players have spoken and they say that senior defensive lineman Chris Wormley and tight end Jake Butt are to be named co-captains this season. According to his Twitter account, Wormley broke the news late Friday night that he had been voted captain.

https://twitter.com/Chris_Wormley43/status/769355311085916161

"It's an honor to represent (the Michigan football program) with (Jake Butt) as co-captains for the team this year!" Wormley tweeted.

Butt has also tweeted his thoughts about being named captain.

https://twitter.com/JBooty_88/status/769366464847548416

The co-captain system is a continuation of last season under head coach Jim Harbaugh, where Joe Bolden and Joe Kerridge were voted by the players.

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