Found February 06, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Brady Hoke
Wilton Speight As the letters of intent came streaming into the Michigan Football offices on 2013 signing day, the Wolverines also picked up their second commitment in the 2014 class. QB Wilton Speight (Richmond, Virginia) committed during a phone call with the coaches. Speight is a 6-foot-6, 220 pound pocket passer. He has already pledged to recruit the 2014 class the same way Shane Morris did the 2013 class. As a junior, Speight passed for 2,500 yards and 29 touchdowns. Speight joins LB Michael Ferns as the only two members of Michigan’s 2014 recruiting class. Below is some video from Speight’s junior season. If you would like to receive an email notification each time a new Michigan Football article is posted you can fill out our Email Notification Form. You can follow me on Twitter @isportsRob

Brady Hoke breaks down 2013 class

Michigan's 2013 signing class is in the books and Head Coach Brady Hoke is quite pleased with the 27 guys he's signed. Hoke said most importantly, these guys are all guys with character and integrity, not to mention they're quite talented on the football field as well.

Michigan recruit says he will root for Buckeyes ‘Until I die’

Not playing for the team you grew up rooting for happens all the time in college athletics, especially football. Just because you are a fan of one team, and happen to be a good player, doesn’t mean you are on their radar. Take Reon Dawson of Trotwood-Madison High in Ohio. The 3-star recruit grew up an Ohio State Buckeyes fan, but the Bucks didn’t recruit him. However, the Michigan...

Hoke perfect with U-M's 2013 recruiting class

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 "This was a very exciting day, because we're very happy with this...

Hoke perfect with 2013 recruiting class

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Twenty-seven up, twenty-seven 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 "This was a very exciting day, because we're very happy...

New era of Michigan-Ohio State Domination?

Michigan-Ohio State has always been “The Game.” OSU and UM have always been the big boys of the Big Ten. But are we approaching a new era of clear-cut domination on the gridiron between the Wolverines and Buckeyes? Brady Hoke has brought an attitude to Michigan that reminds many of Bo, Moeller and Carr. In two seasons as head coach Hoke has already won a BCS Bowl. He beat Ohio...

RB Green highlights Michigan's class of 27

Running backs Derrick Green and De'Veon Smith signed with Michigan on Wednesday, giving the Wolverines a pair of additional options in the backfield. The 5-foot-11, 220-pound Green is the nation's top-ranked running back recruit, according to The Richmond, Va., product scored over 20 touchdowns as both a junior and a senior in high school. Smith, who is from...

Signing Day Capsule: Wyatt Shallman

Catholic Central athlete Wyatt Shallman emerged as one of the most sought after juniors in the country. Now headed to Ann Arbor to play for Brady Hoke and Michigan, Shallman will be asked to impact the game from several different positions.

Signing Day Capsule: Jake Butt

With the emergence of Michigan freshman tight end Devin Funchess this past season, Butt should give the Wolverines a nice tandem at tight end for the foreseeable future.

Michigan signee Reon Dawson: I’ll be an Ohio State fan until I die

Reon Dawson is a three-star cornerback from Trotwood, Ohio who is headed to Michigan to play for Brady Hoke next season. However, the Wolverines were hardly his first choice. Growing up in Ohio, Dawson never envisioned himself in maize and blue. Most Ohio State fans don’t. “Until I die, I’m gonna be a Buckeye fan even though I’m going (to Michigan),” Dawson told the Dayton...

Ohio State football coaches do push-ups for saying “Michigan”

The Ohio State-Michigan football rivalry is definitely one of the better college rivalries in sports.  But over the past couple years, the schools have gotten cute (a little too cute for my liking).  They treat each other like they’re each others’ ex-boyfriends. Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke’s regime has started referring to Ohio State as “Ohio”…despite the...

Urban Meyer calls out rest of Big Ten for shoddy recruiting

With a consensus top-three recruiting class 1  under his belt with just one year with the Ohio State Buckeyes under his belt, the university’s head coach of football is now attempting to light a fire under the rest of the Big Ten who did not bear as much fruit on the recruiting trails. “It’s not only important, it’s essential,” Meyer said of improved conference recruiting...

Recruitaholics: The Usual + Your NSD Preview

This Week: National Signing Day, National Signing Day The beloved once-a-year holiday of football recruiting is finally here and I couldn't be more excited! Tomorrow all current verbal commits will sign their LOI's and be officially committed to The University of Michigan.  Not a lot of commotion should involve Michigan's name much tomorrow with the class having...
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