The Jersey Auction

MGoAuction is a great site auctioning off items to raise money for undergraduate scholarships at the University of Michigan.  Between now and November 30, there are still 105 items left to bid on, ranging from a signed ball by Justin Verlander  to “The Jersey”.

The Jersey” is the premier item this year and is signed by 57 former Michigan football stars including Charles Woodson, Jake Long, Anthony Carter (who signed on the #1), Brandon Graham, Zoltan Mesko, Larry Foote, Chad Henne, Elvis Grbac and so many more.

A Chat with Dan Voltz

Michigan only inked  two offensive linemen in their 2011 recruiting class. Therefore, the coaches will be hitting that area very hard for 2012, possibly taking 5 kids. Illinois guard Dan Voltz is one of the Wolverine’s early targets and he recently answered a few questions about his recruitment for UMGoBlog.Rivals.com

Sean O’Connell: How many offers do you hold?

Dan Voltz: “I currently hold 16 offers. They are from Arizona, Boston College, Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue, Stanford, Vanderbilt, West Virginia, Western Michigan, and Wisconsin.”

Sean O’Connell: What are your top three factors when looking at schools?

Dan Voltz: “Football tradition, academics, and campus.”

Sean O’Connell: Does location matter?

Dan Voltz: “Location does matter. I am a big midwest guy and would love to play football in the midwest. But if there is a school outside of the midwest that I like, I won’t hesitate to look at it.”

Sean O’Connell: Do you have a school you grew up cheering for?  If so will that factor into your decision?

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