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Michigan LB Ernest Hausmann discusses new defensive scheme, Wink Martindale

As the Michigan Wolverines gear up for the 2024 football season, linebacker Ernest Hausmann is at the forefront of preparations, embracing new challenges and refining the team’s championship-winning formula.

Hausmann’s insights, shared on the recent episode of “In the Trenches,” provide a compelling look into his mindset and the team’s evolving strategies. The third-year linebacker also emphasized the shift in mentality now that Michigan is defending a national championship.

“Going into this year is a little different mentally,” Hausmann said. “Because now when you are at the top, now you’re looking down. Everyone is trying to get you.