Visitors: Michigan vs. Penn State

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24Sep 2016
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Visitors: Michigan vs. Penn State




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Detroit (MI) Cass Tech WR Donovan Peoples-Jones (image via 247 Sports)

2017

Toryque Bateman – OT – Gadsden (AL) Gadsden City: Bateman is a 6’8″, 305 lb. prospect with offers from Arizona State, Miami, Michigan, and Tennessee, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 3-star, the #43 offensive tackle, and #408 overall. Bateman was close to committing to Michigan at one point and the Crystal Ball is still 62% in favor of the Wolverines, but there have been rumors that Michigan might back off due to questions about whether he’ll qualify or not. UPDATE: Bateman did not make it to town.

Markquese Bell – WR – Bridgeton (NJ) Bridgeton: Bell is a 6’3″, 194 lb. prospect with offers from Clemson, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, and Rutgers, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 4-star, the #6 athlete, and #179 overall. I did a scouting report on him back in April (LINK). He said several weeks ago that distance would no longer be a factor in his recruitment, which led some to believe that he was leaning away from Rutgers and perhaps toward the Wolverines. UPDATE: Bell is now visiting for the Wisconsin game on October 1.

Ellis Brooks – LB – Richmond (VA) Benedictine:

Nico Collins – WR – Pinson (AL) Clay-Chalkville: Collins is a 6’5″, 195 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, and Michigan, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 4-star, the #13 wide receiver, and #86 overall. Alabama was thought to be the early leader, then Michigan jumped to the front, and now there are rumors that Georgia is in the driver’s seat. This will be his third visit to Michigan in the last few months. The Crystal Ball is 62% in favor of the Wolverines. UPDATE: Collins did not make it to town.

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28Apr 2016
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ESPN 300 for 2017 updated

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Dylan McCaffrey is the #19 prospect in the country

ESPN updates its top 300 prospects for 2017 (LINK). Here’s what it looked like when it was released in July 2015 (LINK). Movement for Michigan commits:

  • Dylan McCaffrey jumped from #186 to #19
  • Ja’Raymond Hall jumped from #229 to #161
  • Joshua Ross fell from #153 to #219
  • O’Maury Samuels appeared at #222
  • J’Marick Woods appeared at #263

Hit the jump for the full rundown of Michigan targets on the list.

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18Apr 2016
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Mailbag: Are these 3-stars better than the old 3-stars?

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J’Marick Woods

A question from UM_1973 got me to respond to something I have been meaning to address for a couple weeks now:

Thunder, I noticed that our current group of commits are made up of mostly 3 stars. However, unlike last year’s bunch of early commits, you seem to be more impressed by this year’s bunch than last year’s. Based on that, do you expect that there will be less decommitments in this year’s class compared to last year’s class?

To start off here, it’s obviously important to take a look at the current 3-star commits and last year’s.

2017 3-stars committed: S J’Marick Woods, RB A.J. Dillon, DT Phillip Paea, FB Chase Lasater, RB Kurt Taylor, TE Carter Dunaway, CB Benjamin St-Juste

2016 3-stars committed by the end of August 2015: RB Kingston Davis, RB Kiante Enis, LB Devin Gil,  LB Dele’ Harding, LB Dytarious Johnson, TE Sean McKeon, S Josh Metellus, LB David Reese, CB Antwaine Richardson, CB Sir Patrick Scott, QB Victor Viramontes, DE Rashad Weaver

Hit the jump for more on the differences between the two classes.

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29Mar 2016
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J’Marick Woods, Wolverine

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Florence (AL) Florence safety J’Marick Woods (image via Scout)

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Florence (AL) Florence safety J’Marick Woods committed to Michigan on Monday. He was the second commit of the day after running back A.J. Dillon (LINK). Woods chose the Wolverines over offers from Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, Penn State, Tennessee, and Virginia Tech, among others.

Woods is listed at 6’3″, 205 lbs. and claims a 4.62 forty. He also lists a 4.11 shuttle, a 35″ vertical, a 275 lb. bench press, and a 390 lb. squat.

RATINGS
ESPN: 3-star, 79 grade, #25 S, #286 overall
Rivals: 3-star, #31 S
Scout: 4-star, #22 S, #278 overall
247 Sports: 3-star, 88 grade, #30 S, #400 overall

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29Mar 2016
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J’Marick Woods, Wolverine

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Florence (AL) Florence safety J’Marick Woods (image via Scout)

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Florence (AL) Florence safety J’Marick Woods committed to Michigan on Monday. He was the second commit of the day after running back A.J. Dillon (LINK). Woods chose the Wolverines over offers from Duke, Florida, Georgia Tech, Mississippi State, Penn State, Tennessee, and Virginia Tech, among others.

Woods is listed at 6’3″, 205 lbs. and claims a 4.62 forty. He also lists a 4.11 shuttle, a 35″ vertical, a 275 lb. bench press, and a 390 lb. squat.

RATINGS
ESPN: 3-star, 79 grade, #25 S, #286 overall
Rivals: 3-star, #31 S
Scout: 4-star, #22 S, #278 overall
247 Sports: 3-star, 88 grade, #30 S, #400 overall

Hit the jump for more on the new commitment.

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