2013 Football Offers by State

Alabama (1)

Rod Crayton – Defensive Tackle

Arizona (3)

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Cole Luke – Cornerback

Priest Willis – Athlete

California (12)

Su’a Cravens – Athlete

Darrell Daniels – Wide Receiver

Justin Davis – Running back

Kylie Fitts – Defensive End

Chris Hawkins – Cornerback

Michael Hutchings – Linebacker

Sebastian Larue – Athlete

Joe Mathis – Defensive End

Elijah Qualls – Athlete

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2013 Recruiting: So What’s Next?

I love football recruiting. National Letter of Intent Day is one of my favorite days of the year, but it can be somewhat boring if your school isn’t in the running for many prospects. For Michigan, Commitmas Day came a little late, or a little early depending on how you look at it. I for one will never forget 2/18/2012. A day when my beloved Wolverines received verbal commitments from six four star prospects in a matter of 12ish hours.

I love football recruiting. National Letter of Intent Day is one of my favorite days of the year, but it can be somewhat boring if your school isn’t inCommitmas the running for many prospects. For Michigan, Commitmas Day came a little late, or a little early depending on how you look at it. I for one will never forget 2/18/2012. A day when my beloved Wolverines received verbal commitments from six four star prospects in a matter of 12ish hours. Kyle Bosch (4 star OG/OT), Wyatt Shallman (4 star athlete), David Dawson (3/4 star OG/OC), Jourdan Lewis (3/4 star CB), Chris Fox (4 star OT) and Taco Charlton (4 star LB/DE) all pledged for UM on the same day that the Wolves beat OSU in hoops. Oh yeah, the next day Jake Butt (4 star TE) and Logan Tuley-Tillman (4 star OT) also dropped. Then there was a two day drought until the tall and lanky Jaron Dukes (probable 3 star) committed, followed by a lengthy 3 day hiatus when 4 star OL Patrick Kugler decided to sign up. Those nine verbals brought Michigan’s total commits for the 2013 class up to 13. With 9ish spots left where will the staff decide to go with the rest?

Quarterback  (DONE)

Commits: Shane Morris

Prospects: With 5 star Shane Morris already in the fold it will be pretty hard to lure in another quarterback anyways, so Michigan is likely done here. There have been rumbling of Riley Ferguson possibly visiting Michigan this spring, but the odds of him signing with the Maize and Blue are next to zero. Henry Poggi’s teammate Shane Cockerille could be a possibility, but there is some speculation of whether or not his offer is committable, if he even has one at all.

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Michigan Football Recruiting Update (5/26/2011)

Just when I again thought that recruiting was going to slow down a little, Michigan of course picked up another commit, albeit a silent one. I’m 99.9% sure I know whGunner Kiel - CNNSI.como the kid is, but I’m sure the majority of you do as well.

Updates

Gunner Kiel told ESPN’s Corey Long on his commitment that: “It’s going to be a personal decision and one that I’m going to keep with myself and my family. Whenever I’m ready to make that decision, I’m going to tell my family, my coaches and my teammates before it gets to the public.” And that he appreciate(s) all of the schools that have shown interest in me.”

Tom Luginbill also dropped some analysis on 2013 Michigan Commit Shane Morris: “Morris was one of the more impressive prospects in attendance regardless of class and the left-hander really made some impressive throws with accuracy and confidence. He has good height and is going to continue to add inches and bulk to his late-bloomer’s frame. What stood out about Morris was the velocity and power and the manner in which he delivered the ball. Many lefties can really have a long, drawn out delivery that is more ¾ or sidearm, but not Morris. He had a quick stroke, was very accurate and threw as well on the run to both sides as any prospect on Friday. He is a definite Watch List candidate.”

DE Se’Von Pittman named his final five as Alabama, Auburn, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State.

DT Dan O’Brien told 247 Sports Steve Wiltfong that:  “I really like Coach D a lot. Coach (Mark) Dantonio really shows me he’s not here to pressure me and he’ll ride it out all the way until I’m ready to make my decision. He’s not the kind of guy that if I’m going to offer you, you have to commit now. He’s a real relaxed guy and a players’ coach.”

Javonte MageeNew Offers

Blake Bars (OT) – 6’5” 275 lbs. Nashville, TN.

Javonte Magee (DT) – 6’6” 275 lbs. San Antonio, TX.

2013 Offers

Jay Ellison (DT) – 6’1” 178 lbs. Hamilton, GA. Teammate of 2011 recruit Jordan Jenkins.

Riley Ferguson (QB) – 6’2” 190 lbs. Matthews, NC.

Tray Matthews (S) – 6’1” 190 lbs. Newnan, GA.

Henry Poggi (DE/DT) – 6’4” 245 lbs. Baltimore, MD.

Halo List

Patrick Destefano – Clemson.

Mark Harrell – Notre Dame.

Max Tuerk – Southern Cal.