April 30th, 2012 at 6:46 PM ^

I can really see him getting into broadcasting with the flashes we've seen so far.  He has a great sense of humor and would be a hit for sure.


April 30th, 2012 at 6:52 PM ^

Michigan's Adventure - twice the fun! 
Wild water adventure, for the price of one
Michigan's Adventure - twice the fun
Two parks for the price of one - twice the fun!


April 30th, 2012 at 7:03 PM ^

Knowing that he's got to prove himself all over again as a college freshman is a great asset. I do hope he will be ready to play in the Alabama game. It would be a great experience for any freshman to play their first game in the Jerrydome.


April 30th, 2012 at 7:11 PM ^

Ever since the Army AA game I've been trying off and on to find some highlight tapes that show the Pipkins pursuit and immediate wreckage of Diggs.  This article is the first I've seen photos of it, but I want video.  Pipkins has like 0 film anywhere to be seen!  How am I going to wait all the way till august to see him with my own eyes?  If you know where I can see some AA highlights of him, especially "The Diggs Collision", itd be greatly appreciated


April 30th, 2012 at 7:51 PM ^

I loved how he quite literally caught Diggs in midair, sort of like an outfielder making a running catch. Yeah, Pipkins will do nicely up the middle on defense. I like where this is headed - I can see Pipkins being a nightmare for other teams, if he can do things like that combined with his sheer size. 

Wisconsin Wolverine

April 30th, 2012 at 7:49 PM ^

the two plays immediately before the Diggs tackle in your 2nd video are pretty great too - in the first one he chases down & destroys the QB (who was silly enough to stay in-bounds), & in the 2nd one he gets beat by the QB in space on the run, but then some other dude tries to blindside block him but just bounces off without Peewee even noticing.  you can hear the crack as the poor boy gets flattened.  epic.


April 30th, 2012 at 8:26 PM ^

He struggled to get to the quarterback... mostly because he was still in high school, and not, you know, at practice.

Joe Bolden, Kaleb RInger, and Jarrod Wilson were the only early enrollees


April 30th, 2012 at 9:01 PM ^

I agree it was jerkish..Just the part about a college coach not offering a kid because he is 6'3 just rubs me the wrong way...anybody who actually believes that is naive or misinformed

Or maybe i am naive thinking BK isnt a idiot


April 30th, 2012 at 10:12 PM ^

I honestly don't think it was because of his height. More likely his frame. He has a smaller frame than other BK MLB recruits. Ex) Jarrett Grace who also went to Colerian he was the total package of size (6'4") athleticism and frame for MIKE.

BTW Teo is a freak athlete which is why he got a offer. Also weis was the coach then.

Magnum P.I.

April 30th, 2012 at 8:31 PM ^

One thing I really like about Ondre is that he was so good that he forced Rivals to dramatically change their ranking of him. The recruiting sites can be unbelievably stubborn about (more than nominally) recanting their initial impressions of a guy, but Ondre's on-field performance basically left them with no choice but to totally revise their original report on him. I love it.

Sione's Flow

April 30th, 2012 at 8:53 PM ^

According to posts here, ND did tell Bolden they wanted taller linebackers, that being said the kid is an absolute beast and ND not taking him because they wanted a guy an inch taller is there major loss.  But don't feel bad tsiO told him the same thing.

Ball Hawk

April 30th, 2012 at 9:21 PM ^

This kid is a fucking beast! He has that special internal motor that cant be stopped. You are already a winner Ondre, for choosing The University of Michigan!


April 30th, 2012 at 9:39 PM ^

As long as you're a good student athlete and represent the school and yourself well by giving everything you've got, we won't be disappointed regardless of what happens. That's all anyone can ask of anybody.


April 30th, 2012 at 11:24 PM ^

Good God he moves fast for a big guy....360 at the AA Game???

Hopefully Coach Mattison has given Ondre the defensive playbook...he's going to be seeing significant playing time from day 1.


May 1st, 2012 at 12:07 AM ^

Ondre, keep working hard my man!  We can't wait to see you playing in the Big House!  Work hard this spring and summer, and come to camp READY.  We're going to need you this next year!  Go BLUE!


May 1st, 2012 at 1:32 AM ^

Of my Favorites, ive been following Michigan for over 30 yrs and I have to say I have not been this excited about a player in many many years, something tells me that he will be starting by the end of the year and into the NFL Draft after his junior year. This kid HAS BEAST MODE written all over him. Damn I am pumped to see him just tear some SHIT up!