"Michigan was like my dream school -- my favorite school," Hankins admitted. "When I hadn't heard from them for a while, that kind of drew me away from them a little bit. I finally got the offer and I felt good. I feel good right now. I'm just going to see how the visit goes and if it goes well, I will probably take it from there."
The article explains the reticence to offer him from the in-state schools.