Top Defensive End Corey Malone – Hatcher verbally committed to Michigan Thursday afternoon during a ceremony at his high school, Saint Joseph (Mich). Malone – Hatcher is the 12th ranked DE and No. 5 overall recruit in Michigan. Malone – Hatcher chose Michigan over offers from Alabama, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Wisconsin and Penn State.
Malone-Hatcher becomes commit No. 13 for Michigan in the 2017 recruiting class as the Wolverines moves from No. 9 to No.7 in the 247 SportsRecruiting Rankings. He is the fourth verbal to rank inside the Top247 of the 247Sports Composite.
Malone – Hatcher commitment came to no surprise by many as Michigan was recruiting him from the beginning. Malone – Hatcher has also put on his recruiter hat as he helped recruit QB Dylan McCaffrey and Josh Ross to Michigan.