For those who read the first two installments, you already know the drill.
For those who didn't, here's how it works: I post the basic recruiting figures for a former recruit who chose Michigan. I'll give the school, position, 40-times, and a coach's description, but no pics, no year. First to correctly name the recruit gets the self-assurance that comes from being recognized as better than other people.
I'll try to make these regular.
Winner of Round 2 (Tim Massaquoi): bj-ask you
(TheWoodenSpoon posted about the same time, but he made a shaky hand gesture when typing his answer, while bj's answer had a distinctly direct "here's what we do" chop)
Libertyville High, Libertyville, IL
Rivals: 4 Stars, No. 11 guard
Scout: 4 Stars, No. 17 offensive lineman
Wt: 270 lbs.
Forty: 5.3 secs
Bench max: 350 pounds
Squat max: 400
Vertical: 24 inches
Other suitors: Notre Dame, UCLA, Wisconsin, Iowa
Made varsity as a sophomore, but didn't start full-time until his junior year. Was named 2nd team all-state by the Chicago Tribune in 2003.
"I've got good upper body strength and overall strength. I like to be more of a technique guy and not just throw my weight around. I still want to improve my quickness and pass protection techniques. I also want to stay lower and work on my footwork."
At Michigan's summer camp, described as a 'mauler-type'
Plans to have shoulder surgery (definite redshirt!). The shoulder hurt his senior performance and soured some schools on him. Only took two visits: M and Wisconsin.
Father played ivy league ball.