Jersey City (NJ) St. Peter’s Prep defensive tackle George Rooks III committed to Michigan for the class of 2021 on Wednesday. He picked the Wolverines over offers from Alabama, Georgia, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Penn State, among others.
Rooks is listed at 6’4″ and 260 pounds and is the son of former Syracuse defensive lineman George Rooks, who played for the Orangemen from 1988-1991. During the former’s junior year in 2019, he made 71 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, and 9.5 sacks.
ESPN: 4-star, 83 grade, #22 DE, #208 overall
Rivals: 4-star, 5.8 grade, #14 SDE, #227 overall
247 Sports: 3-star, 88 grade, #30 DT
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