Jason Ankrah (2009 DE target) who ended up signing with Nebraska, was on his way back from his Nebraska visit when he happened to sit next to Clarence Thomas on the flight. Thomas ended up speaking at his graduation.
"He makes it really easy on you as a coach because he has tremendous football instincts," Michigan tight ends coach Jay Harbaugh said. "Things come really naturally to him. He doesn't have to see things too many times. He has a good sense for how things should look and feel, and he's a tough, physical guy."