This week in Michigan recruiting: 4-star targets set joining dates
July 22, 2017 - bbq set
It has been scarcely dual months given Michigan combined a joining to a 2018 category though mixed targets have tentative commitments.
Shayne Simon, a 2018 four-star linebacker/safety from St. Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, N.J., told 247Sports he will substantially confirm “this week or subsequent week.” Kearis Jackson, a 2018 four-star far-reaching receiver from Peach County High School in Fort Valley, Ga., announced around Twitter he will dedicate during 4 p.m. on Aug. 19.
At 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds, Simon is a No. 6 outward linebacker and No. 134 actor altogether in a 2018 class, according to 247Sports Composite rankings, and Michigan is recruiting Simon during a Viper position Jabrill Peppers played final season. Simon final visited Ann Arbor in June. Recruiting analysts cruise Notre Dame and Michigan a tip dual teams in a hunt for Simon with a Fighting Irish a favorite to secure a commitment.
Jackson, 5-11 and 203 pounds, is a No. 25 receiver and No. 122 actor altogether in a 2018 class. He has a final 8 of Alabama, LSU, Georgia, Auburn, Florida State, Michigan, Florida and Ohio State. Georgia is deliberate a favorite to land Jackson.
Michigan has 10 players committed to a 2018 class, including four-star linebacker/safety Otis Reese from Lee County High School in Georgia who is also being recruited as a intensity Viper. The Wolverines don’t nonetheless have a joining from a receiver.
Making a cut/missing out: A span of former Florida recruits formerly committed to in-state schools have Michigan high on their lists.
C.J. Smith, a 2018 four-star reserve and former Florida dedicate from Oxbridge Academy in West Palm Beach, Fla., tweeted a tip five on Saturday of Oregon, Louisville, Michigan, South Carolina and Oklahoma. At 6-2 and 193 pounds, he is a No. 20 reserve and No. 248 actor altogether in a 2018 class.
Randy Russell, a 2018 three-star reserve and former Miami dedicate from Miami Carol City High School in Florida, announced a tip five around Twitter on Monday dusk and listed UCLA, Michigan, Virginia Tech, Louisville and Florida. At 5-11 and 180 pounds, he is a No. 46 reserve and No. 591 actor altogether in a 2018 class.
Jeremy Ruckert, a 2018 four-star parsimonious finish from Lindenhurst High School in New York, committed to Ohio State on Monday. His other finalists were Michigan, Notre Dame and Wisconsin. At 6-5 and 238 pounds, Ruckert is a No. 1 parsimonious finish and No. 52 actor altogether in a 2018 class.
Top targets visiting: Luke Ford, a 2018 four-star parsimonious finish from Carterville High School in Illinois, is visiting Michigan this weekend. He announced around Twitter on Thursday that he was headed to Ann Arbor.
At 6-6 and 248 pounds, Ford is a No. 2 parsimonious finish and No. 59 actor altogether in a 2018 class. He decommitted from Arkansas on Jun 10 and picked adult an offer from Michigan dual days later.
Ford is Michigan’s latest parsimonious finish aim and now an critical one with a position a priority in a 2018 class. The Wolverines didn’t pointer a parsimonious finish to their 2017 category and Devin Asiasi eliminated to UCLA after his beginner season.
Michigan already missed out on a contingent of 2018 parsimonious finish targets in Ruckert and four-stars Brevin Jordan and Will Mallory, a legacy, who both committed to Miami. Mustapha Muhammad, a 2018 four-star parsimonious finish from Ridge Point High School in Missouri City, Texas, enclosed a Wolverines in a tip 10 he announced in May.
Bryan Addison, a 2018 four-star contestant from Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif., announced around Twitter Saturday night he will revisit Michigan from Jul 27-29. That will coincide with a Wolverines’ BBQ during a Big House annual recruiting eventuality on Jul 29.
At 6-5 and 180 pounds, Addison is a No. 4 contestant and No. 127 actor altogether in a 2018 category and told 247Sports Michigan is recruiting him during reserve and potentially receiver.
Quavaris Crouch, a 2019 five-star using behind from Harding University High School in Charlotte, N.C., told Scout.com he will revisit Michigan for a BBQ during a Big House on Jul 29. At 6-2 and 224 pounds, Crouch is a No. 1 using behind and No. 16 actor altogether in a 2019 class. He has some-more than a dozen offers and visited Alabama progressing this week.