spoiler alert: i linked this
I believe they were his first offer. I'd hardly heard his name since he decommitted. http://purdue.scout.com/
Based on the film that Denzel Ward released yesterday, I put together a scouting report on him. I have to say that I'm pretty darn impressed with what I saw out of him. He's a very good athlete, but he's a little bit raw. I don't think I've seen a Michigan player with his combination of size and athleticism, so he's difficult to compare to other Wolverines.
Chicago (Ill.) Hales Franciscan junior offensive tackle prospect Denzel Ward (6-foot-9, 285 pounds) was able to add an offer from the Michigan Wolverines over the weekend when he was an unofficial visitor in Ann Arbor. Ward talks about adding his latest offer from one of his dream schools and much more in this update.
The article discusses a possible early commitment and calls Michigan one of his dream schools. I'm not saying buckle up, but don't be surprised if he pulls the trigger and commits early.