Recruiting Update: September 13, 2016

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12Sep 2016
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Michigan vs. Central Florida Awards




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Eddie McDoom (image via Twitter)

Let’s see more of this guy on offense . . . Eddie McDoom. I’m not calling for anyone to get benched here. I just really like what I’ve seen out of McDoom so far. He’s shown speed, agility, willingness to fight for extra yardage, an ability to catch the ball in traffic, etc. He needs to get in the weight room this off-season, but there’s a lot of potential here.

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10Sep 2016
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Michigan 51, Central Florida 14

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Wilton Speight is the real deal? I still don’t know. Speight went 25/37 for 312 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions while taking 2 sacks. He spent much of the day hitting crossing routes or checkdowns; his deep balls included a couple misses, a 35-yard gainer to Jehu Chesson, and a touchdown to Amara Darboh. Central Florida got more of a pass rush than they should have and made things tough at times. Perhaps Speight’s best play of the day was when he was in the hands of a blitzing UCF safety, but the 6’6″, 243 lb. QB spun around to find wide-open fullback Henry Poggi in the flat, who then rumbled through a couple tackles for an 8-yard gain. Speight was also more efficient than the numbers suggest, because normally sure-handed tight end Jake Butt dropped a couple passes. It was a very good day for Speight, but I thought Jedd Fisch’s passing game created some nice windows to throw the ball.

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10Sep 2016
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Visitors: Michigan vs. Central Florida

Dillon Harris (image via 247 Sports)

2017

Kordell Agee – CB – Farmington Hills (MI) Harrison: Agee is a 6’0″, 175 lb. prospect with no offers at this time.

Richard Bowens III – CB – Orchard Lake (MI) St. Mary’s: Bowens is a 6’0″, 175 lb. prospect who committed to Iowa State in April; he also has offers from Cincinnati, Iowa, and Minnesota, among others. and he’s a 247 Composite 3-star, the #85 cornerback, and #833 overall.

Brendann Brown – RB – Farmington Hills (MI) Harrison: Brown is a 6’0″, 205 lb. prospect with no offers at this time.

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