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Michigan Commits In Final 2017 Player Rankings

[Adsense-A] Here’s a look at the final 247sports composite rankings for 2017 Michigan pledges: No. 12 WR Donovan Peoples-Jones No. 44 C Cesar Ruiz No. 56 DE Luiji Vilain No. 80 LB Drew Singleton No. 94 CB Ambry Thomas No. 107 LB Jordan Anthony No. 113 OT Chuck Filiaga No. 122 WR Tarik Black No. 123 QB Dylan McCaffrey No. 214 LB  Josh Ross No. 219 DT James Hudson No. 252 OT Kai...
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Michigan Making Late Push For Recruit Committed Elsewhere

  Michigan could be looking for one more defensive back to add to their 2017 class. Ifeatu Melifonwu, a Syracuse commit, is one possibility.  The two-star prospect is apparently getting some attention from Michigan and Jim Harbaugh: Is Jim Harbaugh taking a look at a Syracuse football
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ESPN Insider Believes UM Will Beat Out Alabama For Elite Prospect

  Aubrey Solomon, who recently was bumped up to the No. 28 recruit in the composite rankings, is arguably Michigan’s top remaining target. Solomon, a defensive tackle out of Leesburg, Georgia, has been trending towards the Wolverines since the U.S. Army All-American Game. ESPN’s Tom VanHaaren, even believes the Wolverines will beat out Alabama for the elite recruit: Talking...
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Michigan Freshman Hopes To Wear This Historic Number

  Donovan Jeter, an early enrollee defensive lineman out of Pennsylvania, shared that he hopes to don No. 2 this fall. I figured it out… IF I GET THE CHANCE IM GONNA WEAR NUMBER 2 〽️〽️#GoBlue — Donovan Jeter (@DonovanJeter5) January 19, 2017 Last year, Carlo Kemp, who redshirted, wore the No. 2 jersey on Michigan’s defense. Kemp is expected to contribute this fall...
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Jim Harbaugh’s Son Has Funny Caption To Viral Pic Of Him Go-Karting

  James Harbaugh, one of Jim Harbaugh’s sons, is currently a student at the University of Michigan. James, who’s running the ‘Michigan Students’ Twitter account, had this funny caption for photo of his dad go-karting with Aubrey Solomon’s sister: “Me: Why isn’t dad answering my calls?” Me: Why isn't dad answering my calls? pic.twitter.com/rzjCENFjdA — Michigan...
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Michigan A Potential Landing Spot For Top OL Transfer

  Scout.com’s Sam Webb caught up with the father of Clemson OL transfer Jake Fruhmorgen. According to the elder Fruhmorgen, Michigan, which was a runner-up for the then four-star prospect back in 2014, is a possible landing spot (along with LSU and Florida. #Michigan among the standouts for Clemson OL transfer Jake Fruhmorgen ($) https://t.co/EN5OvNNngM pic.twitter.com/1ZxyFOvFke...
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Michigan Trending For Five-Star Prospect After In-Home Visit

  After Jim Harbaugh, his daughter Addison and several other Michigan coaches visited Aubrey Solomon in Leesburg, Georgia, the Wolverines have started to build momentum on his Crystal Ball. While Alabama was once tabbed the leader by the No. 31 recruit in the country, the Wolverines have seen the last seven predictions for the 6-foot-3, 290-pound defensive tackle. Solomon will...
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Watch: Harbaugh Highlights Michigan’s Star-Studded TE Group

  Michigan TE coach Jay Harbaugh highlighted the outstanding production it got from its tight ends in 2016. about that A video posted by Jay Harbaugh (@jayharbaugh) on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:54am PST All the tight ends except for Jake Butt should be returning to Ann Arbor next year. Top 2018 TE Brevin Jordan replied to Harbaugh’s Instagram video by calling Michigan ...
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Monumental Spring Practice Announcement To Come For Michigan?

  Last year, Michigan opened its spring practice at IMG Academy. Could the practice in 2017 be even bigger and draw more attention to the Wolverines? According to Rivals’ Chris Balas, this year’s spring practice will be a ‘bombshell that should help with recruiting’, with an announcement could come very soon. Any guesses on what the Wolverines will be doing this spring?...
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Top Recruiting Trending Towards Georgia After Recent UM Coaching Departures

  Michigan has long been looked at as the favorite for four-star Pinson, Alabama WR Nico Collins. However, with the departures of Jedd Fisch and Tyrone Wheatley, things have been trending towards Georgia for the No. 16 ranked WR in the class.  Tyler Donohue, a writer for Bleacher Report, recently put in a prediction for the Bulldogs for Collins (the last eight predictions are for...
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Report: Michigan Staffer Leaving For Head Coaching Job

  Rick Finotti, who served as a defensive analyst for Michigan, is leaving for the head coaching job at John Carroll (a DIII school in Ohio), FootballScoop.com is reporting: Source tells FootballScoop Michigan analyst Rick Finotti will be new head coach at John Carroll University https://t.co/ppxU2CWIrn — FootballScoop Staff (@FootballScoop) January 18, 2017 Before joining...
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High School Coach Hinting Good News For UM With Five-Star?

  Aubrey Solomon, who had several Michigan coaches and Jim Harbaugh in for an in-home visit this week, went out to dinner with one of his Leesburg High School coaches. Coach Pyche tweeted: “Eating dinner with Solomon.Went to order milk but they were out.Feb 1st a lot people going to be happy w/ signing day.” Eating dinner with Solomon.Went to order milk but they were out.Feb...
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Watch: Jim Harbaugh Goes Go-Karting With Five-Star Recruit

During Michigan’s in-home visit with DT Aubrey Solomon, Jim Harbaugh and the five-star defensive tackle did some go-karting. [ESPN] The post Watch: Jim Harbaugh Goes Go-Karting With Five-Star Recruit appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Michigan Pays Visit To Top WR Recruit

  Michigan coaches were in to see four-star WR Oliver Martin on Tuesday. Martin, 247sports’ No. 70 recruit, had new Wolverine coach Pep Hamilton in for an in-home. Michigan has officially landed in Iowa City. Wolverines here for in-home visit with Oliver Martin today. pic.twitter.com/RCzEumNHi5 — Matthew Bain (@MatthewBain_) January 17, 2017 Martin could take a visit to  Ann...
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Clemson Player Takes Swipe At Desmond Howard With Tattoo

  Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware, who helped the Tigers to their first championship in 35 years, got a tattoo of a quote from Desmond Howard saying that Clemson’s linebackers were their Achilles heel. .@DesmondHoward remember saying this? was thinking of a place to put my National Championship tattoo and what better place than my achillespic.twitter.com/LQqBMrwW3l — Ben Boulware...
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Harbaugh Is Making Friends In Hometown Of Five-Star Solomon

  After Jim Harbaugh paid a visit to five-star DT Aubrey Solomon (and brought his daughter with him),  Coach Pych, one of Solomon’s coaches at Leesburg, Georgia, shared the following tweet from a youngster: He was so excited to show me his screen saver of his new BF Said Harbaugh is “the coolest” Met him yest. In Lee Co Ga pic.twitter.com/kUoSTddtd5 — Coach Pych (@pychke...
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Several UM Players Drawing High Marks At East – West Shrine Game

  Several Michigan players – Erik Magnuson, Lano Hill, Dymonte Thomas, Channing Stribling and De’Veon Smtih are drawing high marks during the East-West Shrine Game. Michigan OT Erik Magnuson getting coached up on elbow and hand coordination — Jeff Risdon (@JeffRisdon) January 17, 2017 Three Michigan DBs here at #ShrineGame. Dymonte Thomas, Lano Hill and Channing Stribling...
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Four-Star OL Jalen McKenzie Commits To USC

  Jalen McKenzie, a four-star offensive guard out of Concord, California, announced his commitment to USC: Dreaming since I was 5 I'm a dream chaser✌" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />✌" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />@NickSwagyPYoung @MeekMill https://t.co/oCw1fYrWA4 pic.twitter.com/cmk6wU91kl — 5️⃣JALEN MCKENZIE5️⃣...
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Harbaugh Pulls Off The Ultimate Trick On Visit With Five-Star

  Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan staff pulled out the ultimate game-changer during an in-home visit with five-star Aubrey Solomon. Instead of just bringing other coaches with him to Leesburg, Georgia, Harbaugh took his daughter Addison on the trip: . @CoachJim4UM gave @AubreySolomon91 a family feel… daughter Addison did great job helping dad with that ($) https://t.co/UvUWed9WLx...
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Kareem Walker Tweets About Past Family Tragedy

  Kareem Walker, a freshman tailback for Michigan who redshirted this past year, tweeted about a past tragedy that struck on January 16th: Today I received a call that change my life forever. Rip Dad love you forever ❤️ — Al〽️ightyReem (@_KareemWalker) January 16, 2017 Flashbacks, rewinds and replays that's all you left with you gotta save it. — Al〽️ightyReem...
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Michigan’s Tyrone Wheatley Hired By Jaguars As RB Coach

  Michigan RB coach Tyrone Wheatley is leaving for the Jacksonville Jaguars: #Jaguars name Tyrone Wheatley running backs coach. Full story: https://t.co/7XmlWJ60D4 pic.twitter.com/z1Hmvpy48O — Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars) January 17, 2017 #Jaguars name Tyrone Wheatley running backs coach. Tyrone Wheatley, formerly the running backs coach at the University of Michigan, on...
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Top Penn State Pledge To Visit Michigan Next Week

  C.J. Thorpe, an Penn State offensive guard commit, will be taking an official visit to Michigan next week, Brandon Justice is reporting: 4-star Penn State OG commit C.J. Thorpe will take an official visit next week to #Michigan. No. 140 overall prospect, would fill void at OG. — Brandon Justice (@LandOfJustice) January 16, 2017 #Michigan will go in-home with Thorpe today...
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Michigan Commits/Targets In Updated Rivals.com Rankings

[Adsense-A]   Rivals.com released their updated rankings for the 2017 class. We’ve highlighted the moves for several #BluePrint17 pledges and targets: No. 12 Donovan Peoples-Jones No. 26 Jordan Anthony No. 31 Aubrey Solomon (target) No. 37 Jay Tufele (target) No. 41 Cesar Ruiz No. 52 Drew Singleton No. 73 Willie Gay (target) No. 74 Luiji Vilain No. 76 Tarik Black The post Michigan...
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Michigan Freshman Has Interesting Tweet To His High School Coach

  After Cass Tech head coach Thomas Wilcher had an interesting tweet about being a Wolverine recently, Jaylen Kelly-Powell, an early enrollee safety for the Wolverines, tweeted at his former coach the following: @WilcherThomas #GoBlue 〽〽〽〽〽〽〽〽〽 — JKP (@JKellypowell) January 16, 2017 The post Michigan Freshman Has Interesting Tweet To His High School Coach...
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OSU Analyst Makes Prediction For Top 2018 QB To ‘Go Blue’

[Adsense-A]   Dorian Thompson-Robinson, the No. 52 recruit and No. 4 dual-threat QB in the 2018 class, is Michigan top quarterback target in next year’s class. Ben van Ooyen, a recruiting analyst for theozone.com, put in a prediction for the 6-foot-2, 195-pounder to ‘Go Blue.’ Michigan is also targeting Thompson-Robinson’s teammate at Bishop Gorman – four-star TE Brevin...
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