2013 commitment survey

Submitted by CHI_BLU on February 13th, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Fun Read....LINK


14) What school recruited you the hardest after you committed to Michigan?

Ohio State -- 4
Illinois -- 2
Alabama -- 2
LSU -- 2
Florida -- 2
Washington -- 2
No one -- 2
One vote each -- USC, Notre Dame, Nebraska, Virginia, NC State



February 13th, 2013 at 6:40 PM ^

I have no opinion on Hoke's no-visit policy, but isn't this survey a little biased? Presumably the majority of people who don't like his no-visit policy decided not to come to Michigan -- thus their answer wasn't based on this result.

Although it would never happen, I'd be a lot more interested to see a survey of the top-100 targets (not commits) that Michigan was in on and see how they felt about the no-visit policy (and uniformz, etc). Might be interesting to see what factors steer kids away from Michigan too.


February 13th, 2013 at 6:11 PM ^

important points:

sell the coaches/academics/family atmosphere

recruit the player and parents then the coach

hire nick saban

do we know how much post recruiting research the universities do both with their commits and their misses?

i want to poll every fast receiver over 6 feet tall that turned michigan down


February 13th, 2013 at 6:12 PM ^

The fact that only 1 player (presumably shane) thought he'd end up at Michigan at the beginning of their process just goes to show how deep a hole our couple year stretch put us in terms of recruiting. It is also a testament to how great our staff is at selling themselves and our program.


February 13th, 2013 at 8:02 PM ^

I'm happy that the Wolverines got six players who thought they were going to Ohio and two who thought they were going to MSU.  Also, the six players who were the most impressed with Fred Jackson have made it obvious why he has been kept on the staff through the coaching changes.

Most of all, though, I want to know which player wants to play Ohio 12 times a year.  The team could use about 84 more of him.


February 13th, 2013 at 9:16 PM ^

I'm guessing both UVA references are for Green. Seems like he thought he'd go there at first and they still really tried to get him late (despite not making his top 3)

I suppose Poggi may also make sense (geographically) but I'd bet it's talking about Green