Semper Fidelis All American Bowl Participants: Michigan

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12Feb 2016
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Semper Fidelis All American Bowl Participants: Michigan

Mario Ojemudia

The Semper Fidelis All American Bowl was played in January. It was just the fifth year of the game, but here’s the very short list of Michigan commits who have participated in the tradition:

Brad Hawkins, Jr. – WR – Camden, NJ
Khaleke Hudson – S – McKeesport, PA
Ron Johnson, Jr. – DE – Camden, NJ
Tru Wilson – S – Warren, MI

Grant Newsome – OT – Lawrenceville (NJ) School


Ross Douglas – CB – Avon (OH) Avon
Maurice Hurst, Jr. – DT – Westwood (MA) Xaverian Brothers

Mario Ojemudia – DE – Farmington Hills (MI) Harrison

*Will participate in the upcoming contest

5Feb 2016
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2016 Recruiting Awards

David Long 607x

David Long, Jr. is perhaps Michigan’s fastest 2016 recruit

Every year I post my recruiting awards to look back on in future years. You can look back on past years here (LINK) to find the hits and misses.

Best Overall Recruit: DT Rashan Gary
There’s no real suspense this year. Gary is the consensus #1 player in the country, and I gave him a TTB Rating of 100. He is awesome at the football.

Best Offensive Recruit: TE Devin Asiasi
I think the combination of Asiasi’s athleticism and Jim Harbaugh’s propensity for developing tight ends will do great things for Asiasi’s profile.

Best Defensive Recruit: DT Rashan Gary
See above.

Hit the jump for the rest of the awards.

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20Jan 2016
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Rivals 250 for 2016 finalized

Dylan Crawford is the #129 player in the country

Rivals released its final top 100 on Monday (LINK). Here’s the final 250 (LINK). Here’s what it looked like back in December (LINK).

Movement for Michigan commits:

  • Dylan Crawford fell from #115 to #129
  • Ahmir Mitchell fell from #111 to #139
  • Michael Onwenu jumped from #157 to #147
  • Brandon Peters fell from #140 to #158
  • Kareem Walker fell from #41 to #181
  • Devin Bush, Jr. moved up from #184 to #182
  • Carlo Kemp remained at #215
  • Erik Swenson fell from #223 to #227 (UPDATE: Shortly after I posted this, Swenson confirmed the rumors that had been swirling and officially decommitted from Michigan. I’ll leave him here, though.)
  • Brad Hawkins, Jr. fell from #231 to #235

Below the jump are the rest of Michigan’s targets.

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16Jan 2016
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Final Scout 300 for 2016

Brandon Peters has made a huge leap in Scout’s rankings

Scout released its top 300 prospects for the class of 2016 (LINK). Here’s what it looked like in June 2015 (LINK).

Movement for Michigan commits:

  • Kareem Walker dropped from #21 to #28
  • Ben Bredeson dropped from #24 to #36
  • Brandon Peters jumped from #283 to #77
  • Jordan Elliott fell from #100 to #105
  • Ahmir Mitchell fell from #58 to #131
  • Dylan Crawford fell from #90 to #134
  • Devery Hamilton moved up from #144 to #139
  • Michael Onwenu moved up from #168 to #140
  • Chris Evans fell from #164 to #190
  • Erik Swenson fell from #124 to #256
  • Brad Hawkins fell from #224 to #269
  • Carlo Kemp fell from #297 to being off the list

Hit the jump for the full list.

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3Jan 2016
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2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl rosters

Brad Hawkins, Jr.

The 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl will be played on January 3, 2016, at 9:00 p.m. EST. It will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1. Michigan has a couple commits participating in the 2016 version, and here’s a list of all the Michigan targets involved.

T.J. Chase – WR – FL (Clemson)
Messiah DeWeaver – QB – OH (Michigan State)
Will Fries – OT – NJ (Penn State)
Brad Hawkins, Jr. – WR – NJ (Michigan)
Khaleke Hudson – S – PA
Josh Imatorbhebhe – WR – GA (USC)
Ron Johnson, Jr. – DE – NJ (Michigan)
Khalid Kareem – DE – MI (Notre Dame)
Jay Jay McCargo – OT – NC (North Carolina)
Diondre Overton – WR – NC
Jamal Pettigrew – TE – LA (LSU)
Andrew Pryts – S – PA (Penn State)
Koby Quansah – LB – CT (Duke)

Amani Bledsoe – DE – KS
Isaiah Chambers – DE – TX (TCU)
Demetric Felton – RB – CA (UCLA)
Theo Howard – WR – CA (UCLA)
Jared Mayden – CB – TX (Oregon)
C.J. Pollard – S – CA (USC)
J.D. Spielman – CB – MN (Nebraska)

If you’re interested in these types of things, Will Fries – who will probably miss the game due to injury – is still being recruited by Chris Partridge and the Wolverines. Khaleke Hudson is taking an official visit to Michigan the weekend of January 15th. Also, Messiah DeWeaver was committed to Michigan during the Brady Hoke tenure before decommitting and then choosing the Spartans.