Michigan senior tight end Jake Butt credits the scout team, coaching staff and 2013 class for week to week approach this season.

Michigan senior tight end Jake Butt credits the scout team, coaching staff and 2013 class for week to week approach this season.

Michigan's 2013 recruiting class is playing a major part role in the Wolverines 7-0 start to the 2016 season.

From Jake Butt to Dymonte Thomas to Mike McCray, among others, Michigan's true seniors are contributing all over the field.

According to Butt though, it's so much more than that.

"It's not one class, it's not like our senior class, by no means do we want to take all credit and we don't deserve all the credit in the world," Butt said. 

"It's much more than that, it's the coaching staff, the younger guys."

Butt also took time to credit the scout team for giving tremendous looks to the starters throughout the week, allowing Michigan to play faster come Saturday's.

Although Butt was quick to deflect the notion it's just the upperclassmen contributing, he did point out the tight bond the 2013 class formed very early on dating back to high school.

"Our class has been close since recruiting and that's true for every single class," he said. "That's allowed our whole entire team to have that closeness." 

As for Saturday, Butt and his teammates are looking to keep the week to week focus that's been with the Wolverines each of the first seven weeks.

"Anybody can win on any given Saturday," Butt said. "That's why we can't take any opponent lightly. 

"I think we've done a great job this season of preparing the same for every single game. We're not taking anything for granted, we're going to continue to prepare."


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