ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Michigan defensive end Kwity Paye has decided to return for his senior season.
Paye announced his plans with an Instagram post on Thursday night, ending speculation he might enter the NFL draft.
ATLANTA, GA DECEMBER 29: Michigan's Kwity Paye (19) prepares to rush the quarterback during the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl between the Michigan Wolverines and the Florida Gators on December 29th, 2018 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA. (Photo by Ri
He led the Wolverines with 12 1/2 tackles for losses and was second on the team with 6 1/2 sacks during the regular season. Paye was voted second-team All-Big Ten by conference coaches.
The 17th-ranked Wolverines will play No. 9 Alabama on Jan. 1 in the Citrus Bowl.