Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/16/14
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Twenty-seven up, 27 down. No, Brady Hoke didn't pitch a perfect game Wednesday, but as a football coach, he had a perfect day. By noon, Hoke had received letters of intent from all 27 members of his star-studded recruiting class, led by four players given five stars by Scout.com. "This was a very exciting day, because we're very happy with this group of young men who have decided to play at the greatest university in the country," Hoke said. "It was also a very uneventful day, which is nice." The biggest name in the class is running back Derrick Green, who is ranked as the No. 1 running back and sixth-best prospect in the country. Michigan also picked up five-star recruits in top-ranked offensive guard in Pennsylvania's Patrick Kugler, the No. 3 quarterback in local product Shane Morris and the fourth-ranked safety in Ohio's Dymonte Thomas. More importantly, all four of them could play immediate roles. Green and Kugler are expected to help a running game t...
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