2018 Recruiting Update: The Dump

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12Feb 2018
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2018 Recruiting Update: The Dump

Leesburg (GA) Lee County LB Otis Reese

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COMMITMENTS

Rochester (MI) Adams cornerback Vincent Gray committed to Michigan (LINK).

Northville (MI) Northville kicker Jake Moody committed to Michigan as a grayshirt.

DECOMMITMENTS

Washington (DC) St. John’s quarterback Kevin Doyle decommitted from Michigan (LINK).

Leesburg (GA) Lee County linebacker Otis Reese flipped from Michigan to Georgia. He’s a 4-star, the #5 outside linebacker, and #87 overall. Michigan’s coaching staff found out that he was flipping when he announced on the morning of National Signing Day, which is a . . . uhhh . . . less than ideal behavior from someone who has been committed to you for 1.5 years. Michigan’s coaches took heat for yanking offers late in the process previously (see: Erik Swenson), but at least those players had a chance to make other plans. If you wait until the last day to decide, somebody’s getting screwed.

Hit the jump for all the guys who committed elsewhere, along with some random bits.

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30Jan 2018
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2018 Recruiting Update: January 30, 2018

Valdosta (GA) Lowndes athlete Michael Barrett

COMMITMENTS

Valdosta (GA) Lowndes running back/quarterback/linebacker Michael Barrett committed to Michigan (LINK). It sounds like Michigan wants him at Viper, where he has a similar frame to the guys who have played that position before him, namely Jabrill Peppers and Khaleke Hudson.

Rochester (MI) Adams cornerback Vincent Gray committed to Michigan (LINK).

Hit the jump for several guys who went off the board, along with some random bits.

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12Dec 2017
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2018 Recruiting Update: December 12, 2017

Mission Viejo (CA) Mission Viejo OT Jarrett Patterson (image via Orange County Register)

COMMITMENT

Ole Miss quarterback Shea Patterson announced his intention to transfer to Michigan (LINK).

ADDED TO THE BOARD: 2018

Zephyrhills (FL) Wesley Chapel cornerback Isaiah Bolden decommitted from Oregon. He will probably be following Willie Taggart to Florida State.

Colony (CA) Colony tight end Michael Ezeike decommitted from Oregon. He’s a 4-star, the #13 tight end, and #251 overall. It’s unclear if Michigan will pursue him, as they have two tight end commits already and are pursuing Georgia’s Tommy Tremble. Ezeike is a wide receiver/tight end hybrid type of player.

Yoakum (TX) Yoakum wide receiver Joshua Moore decommitted from Nebraska. He’s a 4-star, the #17 wide receiver, and #85 overall. Michigan was never really involved prior to his commitment, and I doubt they will become a factor now.

Hit the jump for the rest of the update.

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8Dec 2017
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Visitors: December 7-9, 2017

Shea Patterson (#20)

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TRANSFER

Deontay Anderson – S – Ole Miss: Anderson is a 6’1″, 221 lb. safety who missed the 2017 season with an injury. He made 32 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, and 1 interception in 2016. Michigan offered him coming out of high school, but he never visited campus. Anderson was a 4-star, the #2 safety, and #52 overall in the 2016 class. He would be a redshirt sophomore in 2018.

Van Jefferson – WR – Ole Miss: Jefferson is a 6’2″, 195 lb. wideout who spent the past three seasons at Ole Miss, including a redshirt year in 2015. He had 42 catches for 456 yards and 1 touchdown this past season. Michigan recruited him out of high school, and he’s the son of former NFL wide receiver Shawn Jefferson, who spent some time playing and coaching for the Detroit Lions. Van was a 4-star, the #11 wide receiver, and #106 overall in the 2015 recruiting class. He would be a redshirt junior in 2018.

Shea Patterson – QB – Ole Miss: I put together an entire post on the potential to get Patterson (LINK).

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4Dec 2017
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2018 Recruiting Update: December 4, 2017

Metairie (LA) Archbishop Rummel WR Ja’Marr Chase (image via 247 Sports)

COMMITMENTS

Eureka (MO) Eureka running back Hassan Haskins committed to Michigan (LINK).

Bradenton (FL) Braden River defensive end Taylor Upshaw committed to Michigan (LINK).

DECOMMITMENT

Indianapolis (IN) Cathedral offensive guard Emil Ekiyor flipped from Michigan to Alabama.

ADDED TO THE BOARD

Bradenton (FL) IMG Academy center¬†Verdis Brown decommitted from Florida State. At 6’3″, 294 lbs., he could play center, guard, or defensive tackle. He’s rated as a 4-star, the #4 center, and #232 overall. A native of Chicago, it sounds like he may end up at Illinois.

Hit the jump for several more decommitments from other schools, some new offers, and some random bits.

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