"It was a privilege," Gardner said Monday night at the Ufer Quarterback Club Banquet in Ann Arbor. "I don't think people understand how much of a privilege it was to not only be a quarterback at Michigan, but just to be a part of this university whether you're a student-athlete or not," "And I knew that as a sophomore in high school. I knew this was a special place."
"I still think people know I put up decent numbers without playing a second on the [power play], but yeah, probably defensive guy is right, and it's fine," Hagelin said Monday. "I know what I'm made of and I know what I have done offensively in this League while playing a defensive role. I'm confident I can do a lot of damage offensively."
“In my opinion, Illinois might have a little catching up to do, because Purdue and Michigan were in on him early,” Kleinschmidt said. “I think Illinois, they have to make a push because he’s about 40 miles from campus.”
"At this time we're just taking it slow," Bluiett said. "I think official visits for juniors start in January, so I definitely want to experience that. I've always wanted to be on an official visit, so we might experience that first, then after that start narrowing and start talking about it."