TomVH: Michigan State Visitors

Submitted by TomVH on October 5th, 2010 at 11:22 AM

Here's a list of recruits that will be on hand for the Michigan State game this weekend. There are some key visitors this weekend, and next weekend might actually be a bigger game for recruiting. As always this list will grow and shrink as changes happen. I had a request to add star rankings next to players listed, so all rankings will be according to Rivals. Continue to check back here for more updates as the come:


  • Devondrick Nealy - (5'10", 175 lbs/ Slot Receiver/ Jefferson County, FL/ 3 Star)
  • Marquise Williams - (6'3", 210 lbs/ Quarterback/ Mallard Creek, NC/ 3 Star)
  • Jack Miller - Michigan commit
  • Kellen Jones - Michigan commit
  • Jake Fisher - Michigan commit
  • James Elliott - (6'4", 305 lbs/ Offensive Line/ Pensacola, FL/ 3 Star) He'll be back in December as well. He's waiting for a committable offer. If he gets it, expect him to commit.
  • Anthony Zettel - (6'4", 250 lbs/ Defensive/Offensive Line/ Ogemaw, MI/ 4 Star)
  • Kishon Wilcher - (5'6", 154 lbs/ Cornerback/ Cass Tech, MI/ 3 Star)
  • Cardale Jones - (6'5", 217 lbs/ Quarterback/ Glenville, OH/ 3 Star)
  • Shan Wynn - (5'7", 148 lbs/ Wide Receiver/ Glenville, OH/ 3 Star)
  • Damon Knox - (6'5", 265 lbs/ Defensive end/ Muskegon, MI/ 3 Star)


  • Royce Jenkins-Stone - (6'2", 215 lbs/ Linebacker/ Cass Tech, MI)
  • Terry Richardson - (5'9", 160 lbs/ Cornerback/ Cass Tech, MI)
  • Matt Godin - (6'5", 253 lbs/ Defensive End/Tackle/ Detroit Catholic Central)
  • Brian Blackburn - (6'5", 197 lbs/ Quarterback/ Crockett, Mi)
  • Danny O'Brien - (6'3", 278 lbs/ Defensive Tackle/ Flint, Mi) Will only be there for the first half, because he has homecoming.
  • Hunter Matt - (6'2", 187 lbs/ Linebacker/ Roosevelt, MI)
  • Corey Smith - (6'0", 165 lbs/ Wide Receiver/ Buchtel, OH)
  • Juwan Lewis - (5'11", 200 lbs/ Running Back/ Muskegon, MI)



October 5th, 2010 at 11:31 AM ^

Those 5 2012 kids will be great pick ups and we have a chance to get a great start to locking them up come Saturday. Tom any info on James Ross?, usually where RJS and Terry Richardson are he is.

Michigan Shirt

October 6th, 2010 at 9:13 AM ^

It seems like Zettel has been to every home game this year. I am almost thinking that he might be a silent commit and is just telling the coaches that, while he is commited, he just wants to experience some other colleges while he still can. This will be the 4th game he has been on the field for (I believe) and this might be the biggest upset in recruiting if we can't land it.


October 5th, 2010 at 11:33 AM ^

What is up with them being so short? Cissoko was 5'9. Hollowell 5'8. And Wilcher and Richardson are 5'6 and 5'9. But hey if they have talent and come to Michigan, I don't have a problem with it. As long as they don't end up like Boubacar.


October 5th, 2010 at 2:58 PM ^

For you students out there, lets get some loud chants going for the recruits.  Make them feel welcome.  Print Tom's list and bring it to the game with you if necessary.  I want to hear the "Anth-ony Zet-tel" chants on television!

[Edit:  No?]


October 5th, 2010 at 11:54 AM ^


Sorry that I posted this earlier, but maybe I missed an update.  Any word on Walls' visit to Oregon?  I haven't heard anything anywhere.

Just think Tom, you have only 3 more days to keep D Hart's silent UM commitment a secret.  Then it's time to party.


October 5th, 2010 at 12:10 PM ^

There's not a lot that's newsworthy to report that I haven't already told you. He ended up missing a big part of the game, I think the entire first half.

He is scheduled to commit sometime this month. As we have all seen that can change, but that's the plan for now.


October 5th, 2010 at 11:57 AM ^

2012 kids coming in are heavy on the D which is good, but we need them now!  Seems like we're in on a lot of top DBs, but no visiting yet.  Hopefully D. Hart starts the weekend off right on Friday!


October 5th, 2010 at 12:30 PM ^

If I remember correctly, RJS and Richardson had said sometime over the summer that they were a little disappointed that they hadn't received offers from UM.   Now that 2012 offers can be extended, have they received one?

And as always-- Thanks for the info Tom!


October 5th, 2010 at 12:36 PM ^

I thought that over the summer RJS and Richardson had expressed some dissatisfaction that they hadn't received offers from UM yet.   Now that Fall has rolled around, have they received their offers?

---- EDIT:   Sorry, this is a repeat post.


October 5th, 2010 at 1:34 PM ^

Just read on Rivals that he has Michigan in his lastest cut. A 4 star safety that's ranks 87th nationally that is described to be a hard hitter with good balls skills at 6'0 190 lbs.  Now I don't know how serious he is about Michigan but it's definitely a good sign we made his latest cut. Any news on how his recruitment is going would be great. Thanks.


October 5th, 2010 at 8:42 PM ^

I've said before I think he's like a better version of Courtney Avery. They're actually around the same size, both play(ed) quarterback in high school, and they're both smart kids. Dallas, I think, is more athletic than Courtney. I don't know whether he can change the secondary, but he's definitely a good football player.

West Texas Blue

October 5th, 2010 at 8:46 PM ^

Crawford currently plays QB but projects as CB in college (much like like Courtney Avery). Did pretty well in combines as a CB. Prolly a little raw, so that probably dings his ratings. He's actually only 2 places away from being a 4* (per rivals) and ESPN had him in their top 150, so he's a pretty solid candidate.


October 5th, 2010 at 8:13 PM ^

According to scout,Kishon Wilcher committed to Toledo on October 2nd.Haven't seen anything  on here about him committing or if he will still be visiting.

J Mac

October 6th, 2010 at 12:04 AM ^

Tom, was wondering if UM had been following any recruits that would be bailing on their verbal commitments to UNC after this obvious probation that's coming their way?