2020 Recruiting Update: August 12, 2019

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12Aug 2019
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2020 Recruiting Update: August 12, 2019

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There’s not much good news in this week’s recruiting update. But there aren’t many surprises, either.

OFF THE BOARD

Bingley-Jones was supposed to visit Michigan this summer in late June, but he backed out at the last minute and word is that Michigan stopped recruiting him at that point.

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31Jul 2019
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Makari Paige, Wolverine

West Bloomfield (MI) West Bloomfield safety Makari Paige (image via 247 Sports)

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West Bloomfield (MI) West Bloomfield safety Makari Paige committed to Michigan. He chose the Wolverines over offers from Kentucky, Ohio State, and Penn State, among others.

Paige is listed at 6’3″ and 182 lbs. He claims a 4.38 shuttle.

RANKINGS
ESPN: 4-star, 81 grade, #12 safety, #232 overall
Rivals: 4-star, 5.8 grade, #18 safety
247 Sports: 4-star, 91 grade, #21 safety, #203 overall

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29Jul 2019
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2020 Recruiting Update: July 29, 2019

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COMMITMENT

Delran (NJ) Delran linebacker R.J. Moten committed to Michigan (LINK), and here’s the direct link to the scouting report (LINK).

ADDED TO THE BOARD: 2020

Antonio Johnson – S – East St. Louis (IL) East St. Louis: Johnson decommitted from Tennessee. He’s a 4-star, the #12 safety, and #149 overall. He has not shown any interest in Michigan, and his crystal ball has no picks right now.

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27Jul 2019
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R.J. Moten, Wolverine

Delran (NJ) Delran safety R.J. Moten committed to Michigan on Saturday morning. I saved myself some time – and gave you some extra info – in my scouting report on him, which I posted this morning (LINK).

Moten has long been considered a Michigan lean, and he scheduled his commitment for when he was going to be in town for the BBQ at the Big House (LINK).

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27Jul 2019
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Scouting Report: R.J. Moten

R.J. Moten (image via Twitter)

I started this scouting report on a beach vacation and (surprise!) didn’t finish it. But with Moten committing later today, it’s now or never.

Name: R.J. Moten
Height:
6’0″
Weight:
200 lbs.
High school:
Delran (NJ) Delran
Position:
Running back/safety
Class:
2020

Notes: Offers from Boston College, Buffalo, Duke, Kent State, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Penn State, Pitt, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse, Temple, Tulane, Virginia, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Wisconsin…Plans to announce commitment on July 27, 2019…Claims a 4.61 forty, 4.31 shuttle, 40.9″ vertical…Son of Ron Moten, who played linebacker for Florida and the Philadelphia Eagles…ESPN 4-star, 81 grade, #16 S, #247 overall…Rivals 3-star ATH, 5.5 grade…247 Sports 4-star, 94 grade, #6 S, #93 overall

Stats: As a junior in 2018, Moten rushed 149 times for 1,305 yards (8.8 yards/carry) and 16 touchdowns. He caught 16 passes for 298 yards (18.6 yards/catch) and 4 touchdowns. And he even completed 6/13 passes for 157 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 1 interception. Defensively, he made 44 tackles and 5 interceptions.

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