"I'm going to start trying to recruit some kids now like Cullen Christian and Brandon Ifill. I know they've got interest in Michigan, and I met them at the Scout combine, so I'll try to get them up there."
Ken Wilkins Commits To Michigan
TOM: So, you made your college decision, which is....
KEN: Michigan. I chose Michigan today.
TOM: Ok, congratulations. The decision was between Michigan and Pitt right?
KEN: Yea, it was between Michigan and Pittsburgh. It just came down to how I felt last Saturday at the barbecue, so I went with them.
TOM: What was really the difference maker between Michigan and Pitt?
KEN: Just the way that Michigan is going to be on the rise, and I want to be a part of something special. Michigan was my favorite team growing up, which also had something to do with it.
TOM: Was that one of the messages that the coaches spread at the barbecue? We're on the rise, and get on board now.
KEN: Yea, they said it's a great time to be a Michigan Wolverine, and jump on board. I feel the coaches are going to do something special there, and I wanted to be a part of it.
TOM: What coach did you bond with the most?
KEN: Coach Gibson, I built a good relationship with him and Coach Tall.
TOM: So aside from the coaches, when you were at the BBQ, did you get a chance to meet with any of the other commits or recruits?
KEN: I got a chance to talk to Jordan Paskorz. I've known him for awhile, since he's from the PA area, and we go to a lot of the same camps. I also got to meet Kyle Prater, which was pretty good. It was pretty cool to meet some of those guys, and see what they're thinking about.
TOM: You thought you felt comfortable around them too?
KEN: Oh yea, I felt very comfortable.
TOM: Have you talked to Greg Robinson at all?
KEN: Yeah, I talked to him before the barbecue started, and we sat down and watched Denver Broncos film from when he was there. We talked about some of the stuff he wants to do with me when I'm up there. He said I can drop back, line up inside, outside; a lot of versatility stuff that a lot of other guys can't do. He sees that with me, for the quick position.
TOM: So, your recruitment is over and done. Congratulations.
KEN: Yea, man, I'm completely sold on Michigan. This is the school I'll be attending for the next 4 years. I'm going to start trying to recruit some kids now like Cullen Christian and Brandon Ifill. I know they've got interest in Michigan, and I met them at the Scout combine, so I'll try to get them up there.
+2 because my opinion being matched means more than the other guy that just said +1... Yeah take that.
It seems like we don't even need coaches to recruit anymore. All the kids that are commited are just going to try to get other guys on the fence to fall on michigan's side.
Our recruits interacting with Kyle Prater. Man, that would be awesome if we could lure him in by having him become friends with other Michigan recruits.
"Michigan. I chose Michigan today."
When Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck are on the elevator down but Bruce Willis tricks Affleck so that blowing up the asteroid is now his responsibility and Ben Affleck starts crying and says DON'T GO I LOVE YOU BRUCE WILLIS but Bruce Willis is just all cool like TAKE CARE OF MY DAUGHTER BEN AFFLECK and Affleck and the other dudes take off just in time but Bruce Willis is still on the asteroid and he blows it up right before it hits Earth and we can tell that his last thought was of his daughter because MICHAEL BAY flashed like 9 frames of LIV TYLER and BRUCE WILLIS is a posthumous badass and MICHAEL BAY rakes in the cash because it's 1998 and the audience hasn't a care in the world
But only a little. Then I punched a babby.
Oh. OH! You mean about the article. Oh, okay. Umm... I'll go with "Michigan. I chose Michigan today", as well.
May Ken and the entire football program find great success during his time as a Wolverine.
...and his shoulder blades. OMFG shirtless and pantsless.
Kid's got a great smile.
Nice interview. Thanks Tom.
Also: Points count +1!