"You know how Kyle Flood still has a job? Yeah, all Jourdan."
Andrew interviewed former Michigan walk-on Tim North, who talks about his pride in being a walk-on . . . and going up against Jake Long in practice every day. I don't envy some of these walk-ons (especially linemen) who have to get mauled by super-strong, athletic 315 pounders every day in practice. I'm sure they'll have everlasting memories and pride . . . so there's that.
What the title says. Laquon Treadwell is going to make visit out to Michigan for another visit.
Even though Treadwell already has visited Ann Arbor four times, he will make his fifth visit during the first week in April to see a spring practice.
It's good to get him back for another visit, although I don't think he'll commit on this visit. . But if Ty Isaac commits around then, who knows what will happen? Maybe Treadwell will catch the commitment bug. Isaac has been rumored to be wanting to end his recruitment soon and personally, I think he just really wants to visit USC. Barring Isaac getting blown away on that visit, I think he comes back and commits within a couple of weeks. Disclaimer, I have no inside information and no inside sources. I'm not THE PARTY ROOM. Just late night/early morning speculation. Both of those players would be absolutely beastly additions to this already amazing recruiting class.
Info is in the preview of the article, more behind the paywall for any ESPN Insider subscribers.
NIU LB Jamaal Bass was indicted on two counts of assault in Lucas County, Ohio. Bass faces up to eight years for the felonious assault count, and was also indicted on a misdemeanor charge.
Eight years seems like a lot (although if the band member was seriously injured it's certainly appropriate), but if the video here is the whole picture, he obviously seems like a thug who doesn't deserve an NCAA scholarship on any level. NIU claims he remains in school and that his status with the football team "has not changed".
Video below. Bass is number six on the far right.
As most of you have heard RGIII will be the cover of the upcoming NCAA 2013. In addition to him though, the greatest Heisman winner of all-time will accompany him on the cover. Enter voting bracket. Daily you will be allowed to vote on who the best is. Right now it appears they are down to the final four and you will be able to vote for both Desmond and Barry to have them meet in the championship. Keep Voting.
Henry Poggi- I'm hearing that Michigan leads for his services, with Saban closing hard. My own personal thought, is that he isn't sure how he fits in at Alabama (It would take far more time that I'm willing to give to explain this). A lot more people than are being reported, are being told that Michigan's class is full outside of the LB position. Several DT prospects have been told the class is full. It's being speculated down here, that the Michigan coaches would be shocked of Poggi didn't land there. Which is why alot of kids are being told that the team is full at that position.
I tried to dig up some info about the whole Dorian O'Daniel situation, and what I did find out, I unfortunately can't talk about (Nothing major, I was just told to not talk about it). But, I will say this. I think Michigan made an error in judgement here. You don't do something to harm a relationship with a school like Good Counsel. I understand and respect Coach Hoke's first to commit philosphy, but you make room for a kid like O'Daniel. I've yet to confirm this, but I believe the relationship with Kendal Fuller has been damaged as well. The number crunch at the position is to blame of course, but if taking an extra LB is the price you pay for keeping a good relationship with a powerhouse, talent laden school like that, you take an extra LB.
Breneman vs OJ Howard- I e-mailed a good friend of mine, who is one of the better talent evaluators in the south, about which of these TE's is the better prospect. He said believe the hype about Breneman, he really is that good. His hands are the best at his position that he's seen in a LONG time. He said he absolutely stalks LB's on the second level, and is a tremendous route runner, and student of the game. Great body control for a kid his size, and it would be surprising if he doesn't make a huge impact on the next level. TE's like this don't come along that often, it's a position that kids usually don't want to play, because there's so much blocking involved. While that's an area he could use work, you'll find very few natural Tight Ends in high school, that are great blockers.
Ahmad Fulwood- My favorite WR in this entire class, and you can write that down anywhere you want. Big time talent, but unfortunately, even bigger attitude. In his defense, I've always said a WR needs a bit of an attitude to be great. His recruitment is shaping up to be quite interesting, and should come down to just about signing day. Urban Meyer has been a fan of this kid for a long time, and the trash talking between Saban and Urban for his services, is getting intense. It's no secret that Saban and Meyer are not on eachothers christmas card list, so if you love recruiting drama, be sure to follow Ahmad's recruitment.
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