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Michael Jordan to Ohio State? It's academic

Recruits pick college for any number of reasons every year. Why did Michael Jordan, a four-star offensive line prospect from Canton (Mich.) Plymouth commit to Ohio State last week? Jordan told the Detroit Free Press the deciding factor over offers from his home-state schools was academics. More specifically: only Ohio State offers a combination of major and minor (international business...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-Star Offensive Lineman Chooses Ohio State Over Michigan and Michigan State Because of Academics

Here's something you don't hear everyday. A four star offensive tackle that plays high school football in Michigan by the name of Michael Jordan has decided to take his 6'6" 285 pound frame to Ohio State to play football rather than in-state power houses Michigan or Michigan State. The fact that Ohio State has poached a recruit from its rivals home turf is not the shocking part though...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan commits to Ohio State Buckeyes

We all know the real Michael Jordan is a Tar Heel through and through, but in the football class of 2016 it’s the Ohio State Buckeyes that won over four-star offensive tackle Michael Jordan. Urban Meyer and his staff once again dipped in to the state of Michigan, pulling Jordan from Canton (MI) Plymouth high school. He becomes commitment No. 15 for OSU in a class that is vital...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State gets verbal commitment from Michael Jordan (not that one)

Beating Jim Harbaugh, Mark Dantonio and Brian Kelly for a verbal commitment from Michael Jordan? Recruiting does not get much better than that for Urban Meyer. Well, OK, maybe if it were THE Michael Jordan, but Meyer surely is still happy to pull in a football player by that name who is rated the No. 2 overall prospect in the state of Michigan by Jordan is Ohio State's...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Fridays Future Huddle Makes a Top 5 List

Which 2016 Wide Receiver released their Top 5 schools and included Michigan? ESPN released their updated 2016 rankings; where did the Michigan commits and targets land? Find out in this Fridays version of “The Future Huddle.” Michigan Makes the Top 5 for a 2016 Wide Receiver On Tuesday, 2016 WR target Simi Fehoko released his Top 5 schools via Twitter and as expected, Michigan...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan's mom disputes authenticity of UNC letters for auction

And so the world turns with one of the planet's biggest sports icons ... and his mom. On Jan. 10, the New Jersey-based Goldin Auctions announced it would begin taking bids on a pair of authentic Michael Jordan recruiting letters, circa 1980, from North Carolina head coach Dean Smith and assistant Bill Guthridge. But Jordan's mother, Deloris, says the for-auction letters could only...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC recruiting letters to Michael Jordan hit the auction circuit

It's been 30 years since Michael Jordan left North Carolina's campus for the NBA ranks, but his three-season-run in Chapel Hill remains a boon for the sports-memorabilia world. Citing an ESPN report, Goldin Auctions, a New Jersey-based auction house, has acquired two UNC recruiting letters to Jordan, circa 1980, shortly before the future Tar Heels star began his senior year at Laney...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina Will Give Away Jordan Brand Shirts For UK Game, Calls For White Out

When you think of Nike taking care of a college program by providing sick gear, the first school that comes to mind is the University of Oregon. Certainly Nike chairman Phil Knight hooks up the Ducks on a regular basis, but don’t sleep on how much Michael Jordan gives back to his beloved North Carolina. We’ve seen some pretty sick kicks that the Tar Heels will wear at some point...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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