Recruiting Update

Things are winding down for the 2012 recruiting class. With only a few days left until national signing day, here is were Michigan sBrady Hoketands with it’s handful of remaining recruits (in no particular order).

1. Josh Garnett – Officially down to Michigan, Notre Dame and Stanford, but the consensus is that Michigan and Stanford are his final two. Most insiders have had Garnett penciled to Stanford for quite a while, but the Wolverines have made a big, big push in the past few months. Coach Hoke was in-home with Garnett this past Sunday and Josh plans a 3PM PST decision at his high school on Thursday. Michigan’s Chances? 51% 

2. Jordan Diamond – Down to Arkansas, Auburn, Michigan and Wisconsin. Seemed to fall off the radar after spring, but things have picked up quite a bit over the past few months. Visited Michigan numerous times over the past year, including his January official. He seemed enamored on each of his visits, but stuck to his plan of taking his decision all the way down to the wire. Michigan’s in-home is on Tuesday. Jordan plans a post LOI Day decision at his high school on 2/3/12. Michigan’s Chances? 60%

3. Armani Reeves – Down to Michigan and Ohio. Like Diamond, Reeves fell off the UM radar earlier in the year after Anthony Standifer and Terry Richardson both committed. Things heated up again after the decommittment of Standifer and the Penn State scandal. Will Reeves follow his good friend Cam Williams to Ohio? Or will his great relationship with the Michigan coaching staff take him to A2? Coach Hoke had his in-home on Sunday and Greg Mattison is there tonight. He’ll decide sometime soon after the in-homes. Michigan’s chances? 51%

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2012 Big Ten Adversary Recruiting Snapshot

Early 2012 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings
1. University of Michigan Banner 8. University of Minnesota Banner
2. Ohio State University Banner 9. University of Nebraska Banner
3. University of Notre Dame Banner 10. University of Illinois Banner
4. Penn State University Banner 11. University of Iowa Banner
5. University of Wisconsin Banner 12. Purdue University Banner
6. Northwestern 3x5 Flag 13. Indiana University Banner
7. Michigan State University Banner    
Team By Team Commits:

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Michigan Football Recruiting Update (3/31/11)

The biggest news of the past week has been the verbal commits of offensive linemen Ben Braden and Caleb Stacey. Last weekend was a very busy weekend visit wise in Ann Arbor. A number of prospects made it in and so far Michigan has received outstanding reviews.


New Offers

E.J. Fatu. – Klein, TX fullback.

Daniel Isadora – a fast rising offensive guard prospect out of Florida.

Kyle Marrs – an offensive tackle and Oklahoma verbal.

Michael Starts – another offensive lineman out of Texas.

Daniel David – stud inside linebacker from Texas, who has offers from everywhere.

Kenneth Crawley – impressive conerback prospect from D.C.

Shane Morris – 2013 Michigan quarterback prospect. Will be the top QB out of Michigan next season and possibly the best player in the state overall.

 

Halo List

LB Camren Williams (Penn State)

DT Jafar Mann (Florida)

 

Visits This Week (* denotes offer)

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Michigan Football Recruiting Update (3/24/11)

Only one new offer to report this week, but this is a HUGE visit weekend as Michigan will be hosting around 30 or so prospects.

New Offers

OH offensive guard Caleb Stacey made it in last week as well and picked up a Michigan offer. He had a fantastic visit which vaulted UM to the top of his list. Looking very good with Stacey.

PA running back Drew Harris. One of the top backs in the country, Drew has offers from all over the nation.

Halo List

– Linebacker Jeremiah Tshimanga – Oklahoma State

Last Weekend

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2012 Recruiting Update

2012 Recruiting Board

The 2012 recruiting season has started off pretty slow commitment wise for the University of Michigan so far, but the coaches have been hard at work sending out verbal offers so far. By my count, Coach Hoke and Co. have given out 121 (give or take one or two) verbal offers as of today.

Recent Offers

– California Quarterback Zach Kline. The newly named Army All-American has already verballed to Cal. Not likely to go anywhere for UM.

– Rockford, MI offensive tackle Ben Braden.

– Very highly touted Apopka, FL offensive center/guard Ty Darlington.

– Texas offensive lineman Trey Keenan.

– Georgia defensive end Jordan Jenkins.

Halo List

Offensive tackle Taylor Decker – Notre Dame

– Offensive tackle Mike Madaras – Maryland

– Offensive Guard Dan Voltz – Wisconsin

– Defensive End  Mario Edwards – Florida State

3/12/2011 Visits

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