Recruiting Update: November 4, 2015

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Recruiting Update: November 4, 2015

McKeesport (PA) McKeesport athlete Khaleke Hudson

McKeesport (PA) McKeesport safety Khaleke Hudson was offered by Michigan. Hudson is a 5’11”, 200 lb. prospect with offers from Michigan State, Penn State, Pitt, UCLA, Virginia Tech, and West Virginia, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 3-star, the #40 outside linebacker, and #391 overall. He is committed to play in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl. Hudson is one of those kids who stands out because of his physicality more than his pure speed or athleticism, although he does have some of those skills as well. Michigan is recruiting him as an “athlete” and he falls into the same category of someone like Devin Gil, a current Michigan commit who might be too slow for safety and too small for linebacker. Penn State and West Virginia are also heavily in the mix for Hudson. McKeesport regularly produces FBS talent, perhaps the biggest of whom in recent years was Delvon Simmons in the class of 2011.

Wayne (NJ) De Paul running back Kareem Walker decommitted from Ohio State. He’s a 6’1″, 210 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Notre Dame, and USC, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 4-star, the #1 running back, and #34 overall. Walker had committed to Ohio State in January, but he started to have second thoughts this fall. He did take a visit to Michigan and said that cornerback Jabrill Peppers is like his big brother, so Michigan obviously has some things in its favor. However, Walker said that he wants to take other visits, so Michigan is not a slam dunk choice. The Wolverines are in the market for a bona fide running back since the current roster options are somewhat underwhelming, and Southfield (MI) Southfield running back Matt Falcon is no longer considered a football commit. De Paul is also the home of defensive end Quayshon Alexander (Nebraska) and offensive guard Thiyo Lukusa (Michigan State), although the latter is a transfer from Traverse City, Michigan.

Brunswick (GA) Glynn cornerback DeeJay Dallas was offered by Michigan. He’s a 6’0″, 170 lb. prospect who committed to Georgia in July; he also has offers from Auburn, Florida, and South Carolina, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 4-star, the #26 athlete, and #258 overall. Dallas is a speedy, compact athlete who looks like a corner or maybe a safety. He has good speed and strength for an underclassman, and I could see him as a potential replacement for Jabrill Peppers at that nickel corner spot if he were to reconsider his commitment.

Suwanee (GA) Peachtree Ridge defensive back DeAngelo Gibbs was offered by Michigan. He’s a 6’2″, 204 lb. prospect with offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Oregon, and USC, among others. He’s a 247 Composite 5-star, the #1 cornerback, and #4 overall. His offer from Michigan came a couple weeks ago, although it looks like I forgot to include it in the last update or two. He moves very well and could play cornerback, safety, or wide receiver at the next level. With his current size, it seems like he might outgrow the cornerback position, so I’m guessing he ends up at safety. Georgia is the favorite, but they are having some struggles on the field. Gibbs is looking at visiting Michigan for the Ohio State game on November 28th.

Hit the jump for a couple more new offers, some guys who committed elsewhere, and some random bits.

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Recruiting Update: October 1, 2014

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Lincolnton (NC) Lincolnton defensive end Darian Roseboro decommitted from Michigan.

Naples (FL) Naples running back Carlin Fils-Aime was offered by Michigan. He’s a 5’11”, 175 lb. prospect with an offer from Miami. As a sophomore in 2013, he carried the ball 92 times for 873 yards and 15 touchdowns. He claims a 4.57 forty and a 38.5″ vertical.

Thousand Oaks (CA) Oaks Christian wide receiver Theo Howard was offered by Michigan. He’s a 6’0″, 170 lb. prospect with offers from San Diego State, UCLA, and Washington State. He’s a 247 Composite 3-star, the #77 wide receiver, and #471 overall. As a sophomore in 2013, he caught 22 balls for 400 yards and 6 touchdowns. He’s a shifty receiver who lacks blazing speed.

Hit the jump for players who have committed elsewhere, plus some miscellaneous tidbits.

Virginia Beach (VA) Ocean Lakes athlete Jaason Lewis committed to Arizona State. Lewis was previously committed to UCLA. I have seen numerous suggestions that his highest upside would be as a linebacker, and I agree, but he reportedly wants to stay on offense. If that sticks, he would probably be an H-back type of player.

Pulaski (TN) Giles County cornerback Cameron Ordway committed to Ole Miss.

Lexington (NC) North Davidson defensive tackle Shy Tuttle committed to Tennessee. Tuttle was one of Michigan’s earliest offers in the class, but he was never particularly serious about exploring the option of coming north.

Coppell (TX) Coppell center Connor Williams committed to Texas. Williams is one of those players who could play any position on the line from tight end to center. Michigan was reportedly looking at him as an interior offensive lineman, and while he showed interest shortly after the offer, he never pursued it further.

Here’s a list of visitors from the Minnesota game (LINK).

Over on Recruiting Season, I have updated the profiles of St. Joseph defensive end Corey Malone-Hatcher and offensive tackle Wesley French.