Originally written on isportsweb.com  |  Last updated 11/18/14

Jourdan Lewis

Michigan commit Jourdan Lewis (Detroit, Michigan) participated in the Champaign NFTC this weekend and came away with one of the coveted invites to The Opening. The first question many readers might have is, what is The Opening?

The Opening presented by Nike Football is four days of dynamic training, coaching and competition for many of the country’s most elite high school football players. Every position and every aspect of the game will be highlighted over the course of the four-day program. Last year’s event saw NFL stars like Jerry Rice, Larry Fitzgerald, Ndamukong Suh, Patrick Peterson, Ray Rice and Dwayne Bowe coach participants in a variety of drills and competitions. This year’s event will be July 5-8.

Lewis, a 4-star cornerback, snagged 8 interceptions and scored 11 TDs as a junior. He is also a member of the ESPNU 150. Lewis becomes the 5th member of Michigan Football’s 2013 recruiting class to be invited to The Opening. He will join; QB Shane Morris (Warren, Michigan), LB Mike McCray II (Trotwood, Ohio), OL David Dawson (Detroit, Michigan), and DE Taco Charlton (Pickerington, Ohio). Lewis and Dawson are teammates at Detroit Cass Tech.

Jourdan Lewis is generally considered one of the top 10 cornerbacks in the class of 2013. As evidenced by his exceptional return skills, Lewis is a playmaker with tremendous agility and elusiveness. He has all the tools to be an outstanding corner at the college level.

Here is a complete list of Michigan’s 2013 commits

PlayerPos.HometownHgt./Wgt.RankingNotes Kyle BoschOLWheaton, Illinois6-5/2854-starRanked the #60 overall recruit by rivals.com. Is a member of the ESPNU 150. Jake ButtTEPickerington, Ohio6-5/2204-starRanked #96 overall by rivals.com and is a member of the ESPNU 150 Taco CharltonDEPickerington, Ohio6-6/2404-starIs a member of the ESPNU 150 Gareon ConleyCBMassillon, Ohio6-2/1654-starIs a member of the ESPNU 150 David DawsonOLDetroit, Michigan6-5/3054-starA member of the ESPNU 150 and ranked #78 overall by maxpreps Jaron DukesWRColumbus, Ohio6-5/195NRJunior season stats: 36 catches for 670 yards and 7 TDs Chris FoxOLParker, Colorado6-6/3004-starRanked #46 overall by rivals.com and a member of the ESPNU 150 Ben GedeonLBHudson, Ohio6-3/2154-starRated as the #8 ILB by rivals.com Khalid HillTEDetroit, Michigan6-2/2303-starHauled in 29 passes for 448 yards and 6 TDs as a junior Maurice Hurst Jr.DTWestwood, Massachusetts6-2/2754-starRated the #23 DT by scout.com Patrick KuglerOLWexford, PA6-5/2805-starIs ranked #54 overall by rivals. Is a member of the ESPNU 150 Jourdan LewisCBDetroit, Michigan5-11/1704-starSnagged 8 interceptions and scored 11 TDs as a junior. Is a member of the ESPNU 150 Mike McCrayLBTrotwood, Ohio6-4/2304-starRanked #44 overall by rivals.com. Is a member of the ESPNU 150 Shane MorrisQBWarren, Michigan6-3/1855-starConsidered the top QB recruit in the class of 2013 Wyatt ShallmanATHNovi, Michigan6-3/2554-starIs considered the #1 ranked fullback by scout.com Deveon SmithRBWarren, Ohio5-11/1954-starRanked #53 overall by scout.com Dymonte ThomasSAlliance, Ohio6-1/1755-starHe is considered one of the Top 5 DB prospects in the country. Logan Tuley-TillmanOTPeoria, Illinois6-7/2954-starIs ranked 50th overall by Maxpreps and is a member of the ESPNU 150. Csont'e YorkWRHarper Woods, Michigan6-3/1853-starHe is ranked the #67 WR by scout.com

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