Rivals 250 for 2016 updated

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8Dec 2015
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Rivals 250 for 2016 updated

Brandon Peters made a big leap in the new rankings

Rivals updated its top 250 for 2016 (LINK) after doing just the top 100 yesterday (LINK). Movement for Michigan commits since the last update in August:

  • Ahmir Mitchell fell from #102 to #111
  • Brandon Peters jumped from #242 to #140
  • Michael Onwenu dropped from #83 to #157
  • Carlo Kemp fell from #203 to #215
  • Erik Swenson dropped from #115 to #223
  • Brad Hawkins dropped from #224 to #231
  • Ron Johnson fell from #222 to off the list

Hit the jump for the full listing.

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8Oct 2015
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Visitors: Michigan vs. Northwestern

Tampa (FL) Berkeley Prep tight end Jacob Mathis


2016
Quayshon Alexander – DE – Wayne (NJ) De Paul:
Alexander is a 6’3″, 230 lb. prospect who committed to Nebraska in June; he also has offers from Arizona State, Iowa, Miami, Michigan, Rutgers, and Virginia Tech, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 3-star, the #31 weakside end, and #447 overall. He is a teammate of running back Kareem Walker (Ohio State) and offensive guard Thiyo Lukusa (Michigan State), the latter of whom transferred there this year after playing at Traverse City (MI) West. This is an official visit.

Devin Bush, Jr. – LB – Pembroke Pines (FL) Flanagan:

Brad Hawkins, Jr. – WR – Camden (NJ) Camden: Hawkins committed to Michigan this summer. You can check up on how his senior season is going here (LINK). This is an unofficial visit.

Lavert Hill – CB – Detroit (MI) King:

Ron Johnson, Jr. – DE – Camden (NJ) Camden: Johnson committed to Michigan over the summer. You can check up on his senior season here (LINK).

Jacob Mathis – TE – Tampa (FL) Berkeley Prep: Mathis is a 6’3″, 223 lb. prospect with offers from Florida, Miami, Michigan, and Ole Miss, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 4-star, the #9 tight end, and #276 overall. With Philadelphia (PA) Imhotep’s Naseir Upshur committing to Florida State and Bradenton (FL) IMG Academy’s Isaac Nauta looking like a Georgia lean, Mathis is emerging as perhaps Michigan’s top target at the tight end position. Florida appears to be the biggest contender for his services. This is his official visit.

Hit the jump for several more 2016 and 2017 visitors.

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28Sep 2015
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Recruit Tracker: Brad Hawkins, Jr. and Ron Johnson, Jr.

Brad Hawkins (#6)

October 2, 2015: Camden beat Willingboro (NJ) Willingboro by a score of 28-7. Hawkins had 3 tackles for 11 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown run. Johnson made 7 tackles. Hawkins has 6 catches for 85 yards and 1 touchdown, plus 18 carries for 92 yards and 3 touchdowns, a punt return touchdown, and 13 tackles. Johnson has 40 tackles, 3 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, and a 22-yard touchdown catch. Camden is 3-1.

September 24, 2015: Camden beat Cumberland (NJ) Cumberland by a score of 41-6. Hawkins had a 33-yard touchdown catch, a 4-yard touchdown run, and a 40-yard punt return for a touchdown. Overall, he had 6 carries for 34 yards, plus the 1 catch for 33 yards. He now has 6 catches for 85 yards and 1 touchdown, 15 carries for 81 yards and 2 touchdowns, a punt return touchdown, and 13 tackles. Camden is 2-1.

September 18, 2015: Camden lost to Franklinville (NJ) Delsea by a score of 25-19. Hawkins made 4 catches for 36 yards and had 5 rushes for 6 yards, but he also lost 2 fumbles. He added 8 tackles on defense and 2 kickoff returns for 22 yards. For the season, he now has 5 catches for 52 yards, 9 carries for 47 yards and a score, and 13 tackles. Johnson made 4 tackles and caught a 22-yard touchdown pass. Camden is 1-1.

September 11, 2015: Camden (NJ) Camden beat Blackwood (NJ) Highland by a score of 42-0. Hawkins made 1 catch for 16 yards and carried the ball 4 times for 41 yards and 1 touchdown; he also made 5 tackles. Johnson made 10 tackles and 2 sacks. Camden is 1-0.

26Aug 2015
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Rivals 250 for 2016 updated

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Rivals updated their top 250 players for the 2016 class today (LINK). A few changes for Michigan commits:

– Ben Bredeson dropped from #49 to #60
– Michael Onwenu jumped from #191 to #83
– Erik Swenson dropped from #103 to #115
– Ron Johnson dropped from #109 to #222
– Brad Hawkins dropped from #206 to #224
– Brandon Peters dropped from #229 to #242

Beyond the jump are all the Michigan offerees on the list:
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23Jun 2015
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Visitors: June 26-28, 2015

Egg Harbor City (NJ) Cedar Creek wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell

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With the exception of Gary, the players below will be in town Wednesday through Friday.

2016
Rashan Gary – DT – Paramus (NJ) Catholic: I wrote a scouting report on Gary back in May (LINK). His Crystal Ball has 44% of votes in favor of Alabama and 38% for Michigan.

Brad Hawkins – WR – Camden (NJ) Camden: Hawkins is a 6’1″, 202 lb. prospect with offers from Auburn, Florida, Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Rutgers, and South Carolina, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 4-star, the #38 wide receiver, #203 overall, and #7 in the Garden State. As a junior in 2014, he caught 51 passes for 748 yards and 11 touchdowns while also rushing for 255 yards and 2 scores; on defense, he made 40 tackles and 3 picks, all 3 of which he returned for touchdowns. Michigan and South Carolina seem to be the two front-runners. UPDATE: Hawkins rescheduled his visit for July 18th.

Hit the jump for the rest of the visitors.

Ron Johnson, Jr. – DE – Camden (NJ) Camden: I did a scouting report on Johnson in late May (LINK). Much like teammate Hawkins, the choice seems to be between Michigan and South Carolina.

Ahmir Mitchell – WR – Egg Harbor City (NJ) Cedar Creek: Mitchell is a 6’3″, 206 lb. prospect with offers from Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Rutgers, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 4-star, the #6 athlete, #77 overall, and #3 in his state. As a junior in 2014, he caught 47 passes for 881 yards and 12 touchdowns. I have heard some talk that some teams see Mitchell as a tight end eventually, but I think he looks like a guy who can remain at wide receiver. The Brady Hoke staff’s recruitment of Mitchell tailed off since they were basically the only team recruiting him as a safety, but things have picked up now and 77% of the 247 Sports Crystal Balls are in favor of Michigan.

Naseir Upshur – TE – Philadelphia (PA) Imhotep: I also did a scouting report on Upshur (LINK). Miami leads with 50% of the Crystal Balls, but Michigan is second with 29%. The Wolverines have also offered his teammate, 2016 offensive guard Johncarlo Valentin.

2017
Cesar Ruiz – C – Camden (NJ) Camden: Ruiz is a 6’4″, 290 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama, Auburn, Miami, North Carolina, Penn State, and Rutgers, among others. He’s a 247 Sports 4-star, the #1 center, and #257 overall for his class. There’s a good chance that Ruiz will be offered by Michigan on the visit, and if either or both of his teammates commit, that would be a strong pull to Ann Arbor for Ruiz.