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Derrick Green (Photo credit: Richmond Times-Dispatch) Michigan Football recruiting received a big boost on Saturday when 5-star running back Derrick Green (Richmond, Virginia) announced his commitment to the University of Michigan. Green is generally considered the top running back in the nation and one of the elite recruits in the 2013 class. He is a 6-foot, 220 pound wrecking ball of a runner who will thrive in the Big Ten. The Colonial District Offensive Player of the Year, Green rushed for 1,285 yards and 20 touchdowns. He seldom played in the second half of games because his Hermitage team was so dominant and often had commanding leads early in the games. Green choose Michigan over Auburn and Tennessee. Here is an excerpt of his scouting report on ESPN Green is quick to get downhill and attack the hole and he gains momentum fast. He follows blocks well and cuts tightly off through the hole…Displays very good power to break tackles. He is an aggressive runner who drags tacklers ...
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Five Star Recruit RB Derrick Green Commits to WolverinesThe long awaited decision by five-star RB recruit Derrick Green is now in the books. Green announced a couple of hours ago that he will be attending the University of Michigan to play for head coach Brady Hoke. The decision comes to the shock of some who expected Green, like most five-star RB recruits, to head down south...
With national signing day less than two weeks away, the Michigan Wolverine’s picked up a big commitment.
Running back Derrick Green announced he would become a Wolverine and the news was so exciting for Hoke that according to Green himself, Hoke began to cry.
“He was real excited,” Green told 247sports.com. “I kept him on his toes. But when I told him today, he was just...
The number one running back in the nation, Derrick Green chose Michigan today as the school he will attend in the fall (Credit: Sports-Illustrated)
On Saturday, Big Ten powerhouse, Michigan picked up a big win but this time it was on the recruiting trail. The number one running back in the nation, Derrick Green, chose the Wolverines as the school he will attend in the fall. Green...
A few weeks ago I sat down and started to prepare an Incoming post welcoming Derrick Green to Team 134. I then remembered that nothing has been going my way as of late and quite frankly, I just didn't want jinx it. I've always been so superstitious, and once again it paid off! YAHTZEE!!!!
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National signing day is nearly upon us (less than ten days away for those keeping track) and we are continuing to see some big recruiting news leading up to the most important day in college football's off-season. Over the weekend Michigan and Notre Dame each secured some lucrative verbal commitments, and once again it seems Ole Miss is continuing to build momentum.
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