2012 Michigan Football Recruiting Board

Submitted by Tim on February 23rd, 2011 at 11:21 AM

Projected Class Size:

  Names Count
Expired Eligibility Stonum, Martin, Shaw, Odoms, Koger, Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Huyge, Grady, Williams, Watson, Woolfolk, Molk, Herron, Van Bergen 15
Transfer Forcier, Christian, Williamson? 2-3
Early Entry Roh, Roundtree, Smith, Omameh 1
Unrenewed Fifth Khoury, Mealer, Moore, T Robinson, ? 2
Other   0

Total: Michigan starts with 15 scholarships to give. Natural attrition and the like will probably take it right up near 20 by the time Signing Day 2012 rolls around. See the Depth Chart by Class for more detail.

The Board

Quarterback

Needs: Strong. The Wolverines took Russell Bellomy last year, but a top-shelf QB of the pro-style variety is a need.

Projected Commits: 1

Quarterback
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Offered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Gunner Kiel Columbus, IN 6-4, 200 **** Oklahoma, Mizzou, Bama, M.
Bennie Coney Plant City, FL 6-2, 210, 4.85 **** ND, FSU lead LSU, M.
Maty Mauk Kenton, OH 6-2, 190 *** ND leads field.
Jake Rodrigues Rocklin, CA 6-2, 185 *** Open
Devin Fuller Old Tappan, NJ 6-0, 185, 4.48 *** Open
Zeke Pike Fort MItchell, KY 6-6, 225, 4.70 **** Auburn
Unoffered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Anthony Maddie Aurora, IL 6-2, 195 ** Open
Jeff Lindquist Mercer Island, WA 6-3, 225 *** Open
Brian Blackburn Detroit, MI 6-6, 215 *** Open
Connor Brewer Scottsdale, AZ 6-3, 190 **** Texas
Gary Holmes Loxahatchee, FL -- ** Open
Jameis Winston Hueytown, AL 6-4, 190 **** Open
Nick Patti Orlando, FL 5-11, 185, 4.50 ** Boise St.
Robert Gregory Chicago, IL 6-3, 180 *** M, Iowa, Wisconsin, Arizona
Tyler Cameron Jupiter, FL 6-4, 210 *** Open
Tyler O'Connor Lima, OH 6-3, 202, 4.70 ** Open
Cyler Miles Denver, CO 6-4, 215 *** Open

Running Back

Needs: Medium. The Wolverines are in a position where they only need to take a good one. A scholarship fullback is a possibility.

Projected Commits: 1+

Running Back
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Offered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Matt Jones Armwood, FL 6-3, 210 ***** Florida
Keith Marshall Raleigh, NC 5-11, 190, 4.32 ***** Open
Bri'onte Dunn Canton, OH 6-1, 215, 4.60 **** Ohio State
Donovan Roberts Norman, OK 6-0, 195 ** Arkansas
Demetrius Williams Bamberg, SC 5-10, 175, 4.49 *** Open
Greg Garmon Erie, PA 6-2, 190, 4.4 *** Open
Vonte Jackson Kenosha, WI 6-1, 205 *** Open
Unoffered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Alex Winters Massillon, OH 6-0, 180 ** Open
Coy Brown Nappanee, IN 6-0, 205, 4.70 ** Open
DJ Foster Scottsdale, AZ 6-0, 185, 4.51 *** Open
Dami Ayoola Fort Lauderdale, FL 5-10, 195 ** Open
Detrick Goff Grand Blanc, MI 6-3, 220 *** Open
Drake Johnson Ann Arbor, MI 6-1, 205 *** Open
Drew Harris Exton, PA 6-1, 200, 4.49 **** Open
Duke Johnson Miami, FL 5-9, 180, 4.40 *** Miami
Ernest Freeman Miami, FL -- ** Open
Jalen Campbell West Bloomfield, MI 5-11, 175 ** Open
Jamie Gilmore Citra, FL 5-7, 160 ** Open
Juwan Lewis Muskegon, MI 5-10, 200 ** Open
Marcellous McElrath Detroit, MI 5-11, 188, 5.2 ** Open
Quay Barnes Apopka, FL 5-10, 170 ** Open
Rob Dvoracek Allentown, PA 6-2, 215, 4.65 *** Open
Ronjae Morris Louisville, KY 5-9, 150, 4.50 ** Open
Rushel Shell Aliquippa, PA 5-11, 215, 4.45 ***** Open
Torry Clayton Homestead, FL 5-9, 185 ** Open
Traveon Henry Fort Lauderdale, FL 6-1, 200 ** Open
Trey Williams Houston, TX 5-8, 175 **** Open
Urston Smith Youngstown, OH 6-2, 185 ** Open
William Mahone Youngstown, OH 6-0, 194 *** Open
Blake Hayes Greenville, SC 5-10, 190 *** Open

Wide Receiver

Needs: Strong. The Wolverines passed on taking anyone at the position in last year's class. Stonum, Hemingway, and Odoms graduate this year.

Projected Commits: 2

Wide Receiver
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Offered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Dorial Green-Beckham Springfield, MO 6-5, 210 ***** Open
Avery Johnson Pompano Beach, FL 6-2, 185 **** LSU
LaTroy Pittman Citra, FL 6-1, 185 *** Florida
Dwayne Stanford Cincinnati, OH 6-4, 200 ** M, OSU, Others.
Deontay McManus Baltimore, MD 6-0, 209 *** Open
Malik Gilmore Lakewood, CA 6-3, 195, 4.67 *** Open
Jordan Payton Westlake, CA 6-2, 191 **** USC
Leonte Caroo Ramsey, NJ 6-2, 200 *** Open
Aaron Burbridge Farmington Hills, MI 6-1, 180 *** M, MSU, lead OSU, others.
Derrick Woods Fresno, CA 5-11, 180 *** Open
Jordan Payton Westlake Village, CA 6-2, 199, 4.49 **** Open
Leonte Carroo Ramsey, NJ 6-1, 205, 4.4 *** Rutgers, others
Jody Fuller Monroe, NC 6-0, 185, 4.52 *** Open
Jaquay Williams Franklin, GA 6-3, 185, 4.56 *** SEC, others
Stefon Diggs Olney, MD 6-0, 185 **** Open
Bryce Treggs Bellflower, CA 5-11, 175, 4.60 **** Cal, ND lead field.
Unoffered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Cameron Wilson Dublin, OH 6-0, 185 **** Open
Chris Black Jacksonville, FL 6-0, 175, 4.40 **** Open
Corey Smith Akron, OH 6-0, 170, 4.55 *** Open
Danny Larkins Madison Heights, MI 6-0, 175 ** Open
Darius Powe Lakewood, CA 6-2, 186 *** Open
David Perkins South Bend, IN 6-2, 210, 4.43 *** Open
Davonte Neal Scottsdale, AZ 5-9, 175, 4.39 **** Open
Dayne Hammond Youngstown, OH 6-4, 186, 4.81 ** Open
DeAndre Jasper Miami, FL 5-9, 180 ** Open
Demitrious Davis Youngstown, OH 5-9, 170 ** Open
Efe Scott-Emuakpor East Lansing, MI 6-5, 180 ** Open
Fred McRae Hollywood, FL 5-9, 160 ** Open
Gary Gladden Boca Raton, FL 6-2, 195, 4.55 ** Open
Gehrig Dieter South Bend, IN 6-3, 210 *** Open
Jamie Wilson Belle Glade, FL 6-0, 175 ** Open
Jehu Chesson Ladue, MO 6-3, 175 ** Open
Jeremy Graves Garfield Heights, OH 6-1, 175 *** Open
Lamarlon Wiggins Plant City, FL 6-3, 190, 4.60 ** Open
Marvin Bracy Orlando, FL 5-10, 160, 4.32 *** Open
Mercedes Williamson Detroit, MI 6-1, 180 ** Open
Ricardo Louis Miami Beach, FL 6-2, 200, 4.50 **** Open
Shane Barron Flint, MI 5-10, 175 *** Open
Tyree Monroe Madison Heights, MI 5-11, 160 ** Open
Vincent Miller Lexington, KY 5-11, 175, 4.60 ** Open
Jordan Westerkamp Lombard, IL 6-2, 180, 4.48 *** Nebraska

Tight End

Needs: Medium-strong. Chris Barnett is a good prospect from 2011, but the numbers are low at the position.

Projected Commits: 1-2

Tight End
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Devin Funchess Farmington Hills, MI 6-4, 205 *** M
AJ Williams Cincinnati, OH 6-6, 255, 4.9 *** M
Offered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Sean Price Citra, FL 6-4, 210, 4.75 *** Open
Ron Thompson East Detroit, MI 6-4, 225 ** M leads, he'd maybe be a Sad Josh if such a thing still existed.
Taylor McNamara San Diego, CA 6-5, 235 *** OSU leads?
Sam Grant Lakewood, OH 6-6, 230 ** Open
Evan Baylis Aurora, CO 6-6, 220, 4.80 ** Open
Unoffered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Jordan Feeser Piqua, OH 6-5, 240 ** Open
Matt Doneth Novi, MI 6-5, 230 ** Open
Orlando David Hollywood, FL 6-3, 210, 4.60 ** Open
Nick Mangieri Dunlap, IL 6-5, 220 *** Open
Ian Taubler Fresno, CA 6-4, 235, 4.68 *** Open
Pierre Aka Indianapolis, IN 6-4, 253, 4.80 ** Stanford, M lead NW, PSU

Offensive Line

Needs: Strong. Michigan whiffed on their offensive tackles last season, and could use an interior guy or two as well.

Projected Commits: 4-5

Offensive Line
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Ben Braden Rockford, MI 6-6, 280 *** M
Caleb Stacey Cincinnati, OH 6-4, 280 *** M
Offered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
DJ Humphries Charlotte, NC 6-6, 262, 5.17 **** Open
Jordan Diamond Chicago, IL 6-6, 290, 5.30 **** M leads Wisconsin and Iowa, Others
Zach Banner Lakewood, WA 6-9, 295 **** Open
Dan Voltz Barrington, IL 6-4, 290 **** Wisconsin
Andrus Peat Tempe, AZ 6-7, 280 ***** Open
Kyle Murphy San Clemente, CA 6-7, 268 *** Open
Jordan Simmons Encino, CA 6-5, 325 **** Open
Taylor Decker Vandalia, OH 6-8, 268 *** ND
Mark Harrell Charlotte, NC 6-5, 260 ** ND
John Theus Jacksonville, FL 6-6, 292, 5.12 ***** Open
Avery Young Palm Beach Gardens, FL 6-5, 270 **** Open
Kyle Dodson Cleveland, OH 6-6, 315 ** Open
Paul Thurston Arvada, CO 6-5, 265, 5.1 *** Open
Joshua Garnett Puyallup, WA 6-5, 275 **** Open
Tyler Orlosky Lakewood, OH 6-4, 290 ** Open
Arik Armstead Elk Grove, CA 6-8, 280, 5.2 ***** USC leads field
JJ Denman Fairless Hills, PA 6-6, 310, 5.25 **** Penn State
Brock Stadnik Greensboro, NC 6-5, 280, 5.50 *** South Carolina
Kyle Kalis Lakewood, OH 6-5, 305 **** Ohio State
Unoffered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Abraham "Nacho" Garcia Fort Lauderdale, FL 6-6, 340 *** Open
Andrew Wylie Midland, MI 6-5, 270 ** Open
Cam Stanley Toledo, OH 6-4, 254 ** Open
Chase Deback Charlotte, MI 6-7, 300 ** Open
Danny Isadora Weston, FL 6-4, 310 ** Open
Edens Sineace Wellington, FL 6-5, 265 ** Open
Hiva Lutui Euless, TX 6-3, 280 *** Open
Hunter Stanley Toledo, OH 6-3, 262 ** Open
Jake Notario Monroe, MI 6-4, 295 ** Open
Jeremiah Wilder Riviera Beach, FL 6-4, 305 ** Open
Josh Smith Avon, IN 6-4, 260 *** Open
Kelby Latta Battle Creek, MI 6-4, 293 *** Open
Kyle Knapp Portage, MI 6-4, 260 ** Open
Marquise Wallace Inkster, MI -- ** Open
Myles Hilliard Bedford, OH 6-5, 230 ** Open
Patrick Miller Palm Beach Gardens, FL 6-7, 260 *** Open
Ryan Anderson Kent, OH 6-4, 300 *** Open
Sid Anvoots Indianapolis, IN 6-4, 275, 5.11 *** Open
Troy Favorite Toledo, OH 6-6, 300 ** Open
Ty Darlington Apopka, FL 6-4, 270 *** Open
Tyler Combs Louisa, KY 6-5, 285 ** Open
Zach Myers Miamisburg, OH 6-4, 270 ** Open
Shane Callahan Parker, CO 6-6, 285 **** Open
Anthony Stanko Warren, OH 6-5, 300 *** Open
Evan Boehm Lee's Summit, MO 6-3, 280, 5.00 *** Open
Beau Boyster Bellflower, CA 6-4, 275 *** Open
Austin Stock Solon, OH 6-3, 265 ** Open
Jake Meador Whiteland, IN 6-7, 290, 5.74 ** Open

Defensive Tackle

Needs: Strong. Same old story as always.

Projected Commits: 2

Defensive Tackle
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Offered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Dan O'Brien Flint, MI 6-3, 287, 5.10 **** Tennessee leads M leads field.
Tommy Schutt Glen Ellyn, IL 6-3, 290, 5.05 **** Open
Vincent Valentine Edwardsville, IL 6-4, 315, 5.20 **** Mizzou, Wisconsin, Iowa lead Oklahoma and others in midwest.
Eddie Goldman Washington, DC 6-3, 290, 5.30 ***** Open
Sheldon Day Indianapolis, IN 6-2, 278 *** M leads field?
Greg Kuhar Lakewood, OH 6-3, 260 ** Open
Aziz Shittu Atwater, CA 6-3, 275 ** Stanford leads field.
Ondre Pipkins Kansas City, MO 6-3, 325, 5.15 *** Open
Martin Aiken Bamberg, SC 6-3, 240, 4.98 *** Open
Jarron Jones Rochester, NY 6-6, 305, 5.10 *** Penn State leads M, ND, North Carolina
Ryan Watson Olney, MD 6-3, 265, 4.80 *** Open
Unoffered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Darryl Goldsmith Detroit, MI 6-0, 302 ** Open
Jabri Dean Detroit, MI 6-1, 260 ** Open
Teko Powell Miami, FL 6-2, 250 ** Open
Dakota Perry Capac, MI 6-2, 280 ** Open

Defensive End

Needs: Medium. The Wolverines can concentrate on some top-flight guys after strong classes in the past couple years.

Projected Commits: 2

Defensive End
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Mario Ojemudia Farmington Hills, MI 6-3, 215 *** M
Pharoah Brown Lyndhurst, OH 6-6, 220 **** M
Matt Godin Novi, MI 6-5, 268, 4.98 *** M
Offered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Se'Von Pittman Canton, OH 6-5, 245, 4.60 **** Open
Adolphus Washington Cincinnati, OH 6-6, 240 **** Open
Chris Wormley Toledo, OH 6-5, 250 **** M leads OSU.
Tom Strobel Mentor, OH 6-6, 240 *** OSU leads M leads field.
Ifeadi Odenigbo Centerville, OH 6-4, 210 ** Stanford, ND, OSU, MSU lead field.
Jordan Jenkins Hamilton, GA 6-3, 225 **** Open
Mario Edwards Denton, TX 6-4, 260, 4.8 ***** Florida State
Devonte Fields Arlington, TX 6-4, 225 ** Open
Unoffered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Evan Winston Muskegon Heights, MI 6-3, 245 ** Open
Jordan Watkins College Park, GA 6-4, 255, 5.20 *** Open
Greg McMullen Akron, OH 6-5, 260 **** Open
Jelani Hamilton Fort Lauderdale, FL 6-5, 245 **** Open
LaTroy Lewis Akron, OH 6-4, 230, 4.70 *** Open
Noah Spence Harrisburg, PA 6-4, 240 ***** Open
Alex Balducci Portland, OR 6-3, 245 *** Open
Kodi Kieler Gibraltar, MI 6-5, 245 ** Open
Johnny Stuart Westlake Village, CA 6-3, 220 *** Open

Linebacker

Needs: Medium. The Wolverines are in good standing with a few top prospects.

Projected Commits: 2-3

Linebacker
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
James "Biggs" Ross Orchard Lake, MI 6-1, 215 **** M
Royce Jenkins-Stone Detroit, MI 6-2, 215 **** M
Kaleb Ringer Cincinnati, OH 6-1, 225 *** M
Joe Bolden Cincinnati, OH 6-3, 230 *** M
Offered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Deaysean Rippy McKees Rocks, PA 6-2, 200 **** Open
Vince Biegel Wisconsin Rapids, WI 6-3, 205 *** Wisconsin
Camren Williams Roxbury, MA 6-2, 200, 4.58 *** Penn State
Jeremiah Tshimanga Richland Hills, TX 6-3, 226 *** Oklahoma State
Peter Jinkens Dallas, TX 6-1, 208, 4.45 *** Texas
Unoffered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Alvin Mingo Detroit, MI 6-3, 225 ** Open
Antonio Morrison Bolingbrook, IL 6-3, 220 ** Open
Dakota Conwell Pittsburgh, PA 6-2, 205, 4.65 *** Open
Eric Kinsey Miami, FL 6-3, 235 *** Open
Erick Hallmon Fort Lauderdale, FL 6-0, 189 ** Open
James Burgess Homestead, FL 6-0, 200, 4.60 ** Open
Jazzmar Clax Freehold, NJ 6-0, 225, 4.70 ** Rutgers, others
Keith Brown Miami, FL 6-1, 215, 4.50 *** Miami
Laron Taylor Detroit, MI 6-0, 206 *** Open
Maurice Russell Fort Meade, FL 6-0, 225 ** Open
Nathan Ricketts Holland, MI 6-2, 215 ** Open
Reggie Ragland Madison, AL 6-4, 245 **** Alabama
Vin Ascolese North Bergen, NJ 6-2, 215, 4.60 *** Open
Derek David Rockdale, TX 6-4, 228 **** Open
Michael Scherer St. Louis, MO 6-3, 230, 4.70 *** Open
Scott Starr Norco, CA 6-3, 205 *** Open
CJ Dozier Temecula, CA 6-2, 210 *** Open
Hardy Nickerson Oakland, CA -- ** Open
Jack Lynn Lake Zurich, IL 6-3, 205 ** Open
Nick Dawson Charlotte, NC 6-2, 215 ** Open

Safety

Needs: Strong. Could use some true safeties, especially ones with great physical attributes.

Projected Commits: 2

Safety
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Offered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Elijah Shumate Ramsey, NJ 6-1, 195 **** Open
DJ Singleton Jersey City, NJ 6-3, 195, 4.54 *** Open
Deon Bush Miami, FL 6-1, 180, 4.40 ** Open
Jarrod Wilson Akron, OH 6-2, 190 ** Open
Unoffered Prospects
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Allen Gant Sylvania, OH 6-2, 200, 4.55 *** Open
George "Bam" Bradley Trotwood, OH 6-1, 195 **** Open
Brandon Butler Lauderdale Lakes, FL 6-0, 174, 4.55 ** Open
Isaiah Mathews Bedford, OH 6-2, 190 ** Open
Landon Collins Geismar, LA 6-0, 203, 4.50 **** Open
Leroy Alexander Holland, OH 6-2, 185 ** Open
Shaquille Thompson Sacramento, CA 6-1, 180 ***** Open

Cornerback

Needs: Minor. There are tons of DBs in the past couple classes, so the coaching staff can be selective here.

Projected Commits: 1+

Cornerback
Commitments
Name Hometown Measurements Stars Schools
Terry Richardson Detroit, MI 5-9, 155, 4.50 *** Open
Offered Prospects
Name State Measurements Stars Schools
Wayne Morgan Brooklyn, NY 5-11, 185, 4.50 *** M, Rutgers lead field.
Armani Reeves West Roxbury, MA 5-11, 180, 4.40 **** M, PSU, Rutgers in good shape.
Kenneth Crawley Washington, DC 6-1, 170 ** Open
Yuri Wright Ramsey, NJ 6-2, 180, 4.45 ** Open
Ronald Darby Potomac, MD 6-2, 180, 4.45 **** ND
Unoffered Prospects
Name Hometown Y/N Stars Schools
Adrian Burton Pompano Beach, FL 5-10, 175 ** Open
AJ Leggett Miami, FL 5-11, 175 *** Miami
V'Angelo Bentley Cleveland, OH 5-10, 165, 4.45 ** Open
Donaldven Manning Miami, FL 5-11, 170 *** Virginia Tech
Donte Fox Canton, MI 5-9, 175 ** Open
Kevin Buford Canton, MI 5-9, 165 ** Open
Larry Hope Hialeah, FL 6-0, 160 ** Open
Leviticus Payne Southfield, MI 5-8, 175 *** Open
Tracy Howard Miramar, FL 6-0, 165 *** Open
Troy Robinson Columbus, OH 5-9, 160 ** Open
Tee Shepard Fresno, CA 6-0, 172, 4.50 **** Notre Dame
Raymond Ford Gardena, CA 5-7, 150 *** Open
Patrick Wooten Gardena, CA 5-10, 180 *** Open

 

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