While the pace of recruiting has slowed for Michigan, the same cannot be said for the rest of the Big Ten, as eight of the 12 conference teams (plus Notre Dame) picked up commits this week. Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Penn State continue to be in a dogfight for second place, while Indiana goes back to being Indiana after briefly remembering they have a football team. Changes since the last rankings:
6-24-12: Penn State picks up Dorain Johnson. Iowa picks up Trevon Young, Solomon Warfield, and Ike Boettger. Michigan State picks up Dylan Chmura.
6-25-12: Michigan State picks up Trey Kilgore and Jay Harris. Wisconsin picks up Sam Raridon. Northwestern picks up Kyle Queiro. Purdue picks up John Strauser.
6-26-12: Notre Dame picks up Danny Mattingly. Ohio State picks up Darron Lee. Illinois picks up Dawuane Smoot.
6-27-12: Ohio State picks up Michael Hill. Penn State picks up Zach Bradshaw. Wisconsin picks up Matt Miller.
6-28-12: Purdue picks up Brisly Estime.
6-29-12: Notre Dame picks up Michael Deeb. Penn State picks up Zayd Issah. Purdue picks up Jake Replogle.
6-30-12: Illinois picks up Joshua Jones. Northwestern picks up Warren Miles-Long.
|Big Ten+ Recruiting Class Rankings|
|Rank||School||# Commits||Rivals Avg||Scout Avg||24/7 Avg||ESPN Avg||Avg Avg^|
^The average of the average rankings of the four recruiting services (the previous four columns). The figure is calculated based on the raw numbers and then rounded, so the numbers above may not average out exactly.
NOTE: Unranked recruits are counted as two-star players.
On to the full data after the jump.
For all us junkies who are jonesing, BTN is broadcasting all Michigan on Monday. Highlights include:
Neb @ UM / 11:00 tonight
tsio @ UM / 1:00 a.m. Mon.
tsio @ UM BBall / 6:00 a.m. Mon.
Step Into My Office w/Hoke / 7:30 a.m. Mon.
* '97 ND @ UM / 8:00 a.m. Mon. (THX SAvoodoo)
tsio @ UM (again) / 1:30 p.m. Mon.
Tailgate 48 / 3:30 p.m. Mon. (this was a pretty cool episode)
UM Solar Car / 4:30 p.m. Mon.
'01 Citrus Bowl vs. Auburn / 7:00 p.m. Mon.
Icons: Schembechler / 9:00 p.m. Mon.
'93 Rose Bowl / 9:30 p.m. Mon.
I've got the day off, so I'm definitely going to OD on some Michigan mayhem, courtesy of BTN.
months until Charles Woodson celebrates a Michigan victory over the crimson tide.
The 2012 IFAF U-19 World Championship begins today with Team USA taking on the #8 seed American Samoa at 9:30pm in their opener. Of interest to Michigan, Logan Tuley-Tillman (#72) is playing on the team.
The game is being broadcast live on youtube:
Players of note:
|2||Jesus Wilson||5-10||170||WR||Florida State-*|
|5||Rashad Kinlaw||6-2||180||WR-QB||Notre Dame-*|
|12||Tavares Garner||5-11||165||DB||Texas A&M-*|
|13||Reggie Chevis||6-2||238||LB||Texas A&M-*|
|21||Kight Dallas||6-2||220||DE-LB||South Carolina-*|
|70||Hunter Bivin||6-7||288||OL||Notre Dame-*|
I just wanted to say thank to everyone who came out to Underground Printing today for the HTTV release event. A number of people showed up, including the full MGoStaff, and it was great to meet them all. Were you there? Post your notes if you were. My notes:
Brian seemed less hairy than expected. I think Troy Polamalu stole his suave.
Most of the staff brought their wives. They were wonderful ladies and fantastic conversationalists. Plus, the MGoStaff could totally coach at Vanderbilt. Whoo!
I'm trying to remember everyone I met. I know that Brian, Ace, Heiko, Chewer_D, Misopogon, Misopogal, LSAClassof2000 and M-Wolverine were there. Lots and lots of other too that I know I'm forgetting. I wish I didn't have to run off so fast. We could've all wandered over to the Jug for a round.
Stepped on some glass and had to have surgery - estimating he will be out for 10 weeks.