Visitors: Michigan vs. SMU

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13Sep 2018
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Visitors: Michigan vs. SMU

Tulsa (OK) Booker T. Washington safety Daxton Hill (image via 247 Sports)

2019

Karsen Barnhart – OT – Paw Paw (MI) Paw Paw: Barnhart is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Zach Carpenter – OG – Cincinnati (OH) Moeller: Carpenter is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Luke Elzinga – P – Grand Rapids (MI) Christian: Elzinga is a 6’4″, 195-pounder who’s ranked as the #8 punter in the country, according to Brandon Kornblue.

Dax Hill – S – Tulsa (OK) Booker T. Washington: Hill is a 6’0″, 186 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama, Michigan, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State, among others. He’s a 5-star, the #1 safety, and #12 overall. The crystal balls on 247 Sports are 50% in favor of Alabama, 25% for Oklahoma, and 19% for Michigan, but recent news suggests it’s a battle between Alabama and Michigan. This is his official visit, and he officially visited Alabama back in June.

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27Jul 2018
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Visitors: 2018 BBQ at the Big House

Kalel Mullings is the #48 overall player in 2020 (image via Irish Sports Daily)

Here’s a look at the expected visitors for the upcoming BBQ at the Big House.

2019

Matthew Akuchie – WR – Ft. Lauderdale (FL) St. Thomas Aquinas: Akuchie is a 6’2″, 190 lb. prospect who claims 4.75 speed.

Erick All – TE – Fairfield (OH) Fairfield: All is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Karsen Barnhart – OT – Paw Paw (MI) Paw Paw: Barnhart is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Bryce Benhart – OT – Lakeville (MN) North:

John Branham, Jr. – RB – Columbus (OH) Northland: Branahm is a 5’10”, 218 lb. prospect with offers from Boston College, Cincinnati, and Pitt, among others. He’s a 3-star, the #52 running back, and #832 overall. He’s the older brother of 2020 Michigan commit Kalil Branham.

Zach Carpenter – OG – Cincinnati (OH) Moeller: Carpenter is committed to Michigan (LINK).

Isaiah Foskey – TE – Concord (CA) De La Salle: Foskey is a 6’5″, 240 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, Penn State, UCLA, and USC, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #5 tight end, and #177 overall. He was offered as a freshman by the Michigan staff, and he attends the alma mater of former Michigan tight end Devin Asiasi (who transferred to UCLA after one season in Ann Arbor).

Daxton Hill – S – Tulsa (OK) Booker T. Washington: Hill is a 6’0″, 187 lb. prospect with offers from virtually every big-time program in the country. He’s a 5-star, the #1 safety, and #8 overall. His crystal ball picks are 80% in favor of Oklahoma. UPDATE: Hill is no longer planning to visit for the BBQ.

Jamal Hill – S – Morrow (GA) Morrow: Hill is a 6’2″, 190 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Michigan, and Pitt, among others. He’s a 3-star, the #66 safety, and #870 overall. As a junior in 2017, he made 67 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, 3 interceptions, and 16 pass breakups.

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29Jun 2018
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Nike’s The Opening 2018

D.J. Turner II

The Opening 2018 finals are taking place this coming weekend and early next week, so you will probably see a fair amount of coverage. As always, here are the players you may want to keep an eye on throughout, since they have been offered by Michigan:

Marcus Banks – CB – Houston (TX) Dekaney (LSU)
Julian Barnett – WR – Belleville (MI) Belleville (Michigan State)
Marquez Beason – WR – Dallas (TX) Bishop Dunne (Illinois)
Jahleel Billingsley – TE – Chicago (IL) Phillips
Dominick Blaylock – WR – Marietta (GA) Walton
Branson Bragg – C – Crandall (TX) Crandall (Stanford)
Bryan Bresee – DE – Damascus (MD) Damascus*
Noah Cain – RB – Bradenton (FL) IMG Academy
Nick Cross – S – Hyattsville (MD) DeMatha
Rian Davis – LB – Apopka (FL) Wekiva
Kalen Deloach – LB – Savannah (GA) Islands
Akeem Dent – CB – West Palm Beach (FL ) Central (Florida State)
Aeneas DiCosmo – DE – Oradell (NJ) Bergen Catholic
Lance Dixon – LB – West Bloomfield (MI) West Bloomfield
John Dunmore – WR – Hollywood (FL) Chaminade-Madonna
Ty Evans – QB – Monument (CO) Palmer Ridge (Colorado)
Justin Flowe – LB – Upland (CA) Upland
De’Gabriel Floyd – LB – Westlake (CA) Westlake (Texas)
Devyn Ford – RB – Stafford (VA) North (Penn State)
Kyle Ford – WR – Orange (CA) Lutheran
Eric Gray – RB – Memphis (TN) Lausanne
Renardo Green – CB – Apopka (FL) Wekiva (Florida State)
Kenyon Greene – OT – Humble (TX) Atascocita (Texas A&M)
Kyle Hamilton – S – Atlanta (GA) Marist (Notre Dame)
Kevin Harris – DE – Loganville (GA) Grayson (Alabama)
Jadon Haselwood – WR – Ellenwood (GA) Cedar Grove (Georgia)
DeMarcco Hellams – S – Hyattsville (MD) DeMatha (Alabama)
Arjei Henderson – WR – Richmond (TX) Fort Bend Travis (Oklahoma)
Stephen Herron, Jr. – DE – Louisville (KY) Trinity (Michigan)
Daxton Hill – S – Tulsa (OK) Booker T. Washington
Sam Howell – QB – Monroe (NC) Sun Valley (Florida State)
Giles Jackson – RB – Oakley (CA) Freedom
Cornelius Johnson – WR – Greenwich (CT) Brunswick
Quinten Johnson – S – Washington (DC) St. John’s
George Karlaftis – DE – West Lafayette (IN) West Lafayette (Purdue)
Frank Ladson – WR – Miami (FL) South Dade (Clemson)
Shane Lee – LB – Baltimore (MD) St. Frances (Alabama)
Mike Martinez – TE – Santa Ana (CA) Mater Dei (UCLA)
Jase McClellan – RB – Allen (TX) Allen (Oklahoma)
Bru McCoy – WR – Santa Ana (CA) Mater Dei
Cade McNamara – QB – Reno (NV) Damonte Ranch (Michigan)
Graham Mertz – QB – Mission (KS) Blue Valley North (Wisconsin)
Harry Miller – C – Buford (GA) Buford (Ohio State)
Wanya Morris – OT – Loganville (GA) Grayson (Tennessee)
Evan Neal – OT – Bradenton (FL) IMG Academy
Owen Pappoe – LB – Loganville (GA) Grayson (Auburn)
George Pickens – WR – Hoover (AL) Hoover (Auburn)
Mycah Pittman – WR – Calabasas (CA) Calabasas
Pierce Quick – OT – Trussville (AL) Hewitt Trussville (Alabama)
Elias Ricks – CB – Santa Ana (CA) Mater Dei
Josh Sanguinetti – CB – Fort Lauderdale (FL) University School
Mekhail Sherman – DE – Washington (DC) St. John’s
Brandon Smith – LB – Mineral (VA) Louisa (Penn State)
Keontra Smith – S – Hollywood (FL) Chaminade-Madonna (Miami)
Ishmael Sopsher – DT – Amite (LA) Amite
Jaquaze Sorrells – DT – Largo (FL) Largo
Isaiah Spiller – RB – Spring (TX) Klein Collins
Chris Steele – CB – Bellflower (CA) St. John Bosco
Derek Stingley – CB – Baton Rouge (LA) Dunham (LSU)
Austin Stogner – TE – Plano (TX) Prestonwood (Oklahoma)
Taulia Tagovailoa – QB – Alabaster (AL) Thompson (Alabama)
Kayvon Thibodeaux – DE – Thousand Oaks (CA) Oaks Christian
D.J. Turner II – CB – Suwanee (GA) North Gwinnett (Michigan)
Salim Turner-Muhammad – CB – Alexandria (VA) Episcopal (Stanford)
Marcus Washington – WR – St. Louis (MO) Trinity
Kenyatta Watson II – S – Loganville (TX) Grayson (Texas)
Theo Wease – WR – Allen (TX) Allen (Oklahoma)
Brian Williams – S – Dallas (TX) Bishop Dunne (Texas A&M)
Max Williams – CB – Gardena (CA) Junipero Serra
Jude Wolfe – TE – Bellflower (CA) St. John Bosco
Mykael Wright – CB – Valencia (CA) Valencia (Oregon)
Keon Zipperer – TE – Lakeland (FL) Lakeland

*Indicates a 2020 recruit

13Apr 2018
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Visitors: 2018 Spring Game

John Dunmore (image via Rivals)

With the cancellation of the spring game, it’s unclear how many of these visits will still take place, how many will be rescheduled, and how many will be canceled altogether. I’ll leave this info here until I hear something one way or another on each of these players.

2018

Mustapha Muhammad – TE – Missouri City (TX) Ridge Point: Muhammad signed with Michigan in February.

Christian Turner – RB – Buford (GA) Buford: Turner signed with Michigan in February (LINK).

Julius Welschof – DE – Germany: Welschof already signed his National Letter of Intent to Michigan (LINK).

2019

Karsen Barnhart – OG – Paw Paw (MI) Paw Paw: Barnhart is a 6’4″, 282 lb. player with offers from Michigan and Michigan State, among others. He’s a 3-star, the #45 offensive tackle, and #431 overall. Right now 86% of the Crystal Ball picks are for MSU, while the other 14% have gone to Michigan.

Zach Carpenter – OG – Cincinnati (OH) Moeller: Carpenter is a 6’5″, 310-pounder with offers from Arkansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, and Oregon, among others. He’s a 3-star, the #17 offensive guard, and #469 overall.

Te’Cory Couch – S – Hollywood (FL) Chaminade-Madonna: Couch is a 5’10”, 170 lb. prospect who has been committed to Tennessee since June of 2017; he also has offers from Miami, Michigan, and Oklahoma, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #27 athlete, and #292 overall. This is his official visit.

Luke Deal – TE – Greenwood (SC) Emerald: Deal is a 6’5″, 237 lb. prospect with offers from Auburn, Clemson, Michigan, Notre Dame, and Ohio State, among others. He’s a 3-star, the #19 tight end, and #439 overall. Right now he has three Crystal Ball predictions, all for Clemson. This is his official visit.

John Dunmore – WR – Hollywood (FL) Chaminade-Madonna: Dunmore is a 6’2″, 172 lb. prospect with offers from Auburn, Georgia, Florida State, Michigan, Notre Dame, and Ohio State, among others. He’s a 4-star, the #21 wide receiver, and #120 overall. Dunmore was committed to Florida for a while, but he decommitted shortly after receiving the Michigan offer. This is his official visit.

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17Mar 2018
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Cade McNamara, Wolverine

Reno (NV) Damonte Ranch QB Cade McNamara

Reno (NV) Damonte Ranch quarterback Cade McNamara committed to Michigan on Friday evening. A recent decommit from Notre Dame, he also chose the Wolverines over offers from Alabama, Georgia, and USC.

McNamara is 6’1″, 187 lbs. and claims a 4.8 forty. As a junior in 2017, he completed 225/384 passes for 3,470 yards, 44 touchdowns, and 8 interceptions. Overall, he has thrown for 9,089 yards, 107 touchdowns, and 29 interceptions as a three-year starter.

RATINGS
ESPN: 3-star, 78 grade, #8 pocket passer, #296 overall
Rivals: 4-star, #9 pro-style QB
247 Sports: 4-star, 90 grade, #9 pro-style QB, #302 overall

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