It’s homecoming weekend in Ann Arbor with Illinois coming to town. With Michigan favored by 40 points, it may turn into another blowout win moving the Wolverines to a 7-0 start and Michigan State up next.
The coaching staff is hosting many important recruits with several in town for their official visit. Below are the full details about the six and the latest.
Kai-Leon Herbert, 4-star Offensive Tackle, 6′-4″, 275 lbs.
The Plantation, Florida native committed to Michigan in July with Florida still heavily recruiting him.
— Kai-Leon Herbert (@KHerb17) October 20, 2016
Willie Gay, 4-star Outside linebacker, 6′-1″, 203 lbs.
The Starkville, Mississippi native is an Ole Miss verbal commit but considers Michigan as a top school still considering.
— Rivals.com (@Rivals) October 19, 2016
Jay Tufele, 4-star Defensive tackle, 6′-2″, 306 lbs.
The South Jordan, Utah native is Michigan’s top defensive target for the 2017 class. This will be a very important weekend since Ohio State seems to leader, but could change after this visit.
✌ out Utah Ann arbor here I come! 😏💯
— Jay Tufele (@tufele123) October 20, 2016
Matt Hankins, 3-star, Cornerback, 6′-1″, 160 lbs.
The Mound, Texas native is an Iowa verbal commit, but quickly set up his official visit after getting his Michigan offer. He also is playing in the O/D All-American Bowl on December 31.
Blessed to say I have been invited to the O-D All American Bowl pic.twitter.com/qtx9n71aOB
— 5️⃣Matt Hankins™ (@Matt_Hankins1) October 12, 2016
Donovan Jeter, 4-star Defensive tackle, 6′-5″, 255 lbs.
The Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania native announced earlier this week his decomittment to Notre Dame. He also set his official visit to Michigan this weekend and posted a tweet about his excitement. He also once had Michigan removed from his top list of schools.
Can't wait for this Michigan Official this weekend 😎〽️〽️〽️
— Donovan Jeter (@__5god__) October 20, 2016
Phillip Paea, 3-star Offensive guard, 6′-4″, 277 lbs.
The Berrin Springs, Michigan native is a verbal commit to Michigan and has been to Ann Arbor several times this year. He will be there spending time with other recruits and giving them the full picture of what Michigan is all about. The coaching staff see him as a very talented player and potential to develop for the NFL.
— Phillip Sosaia Paea (@Phill_paea) October 19, 2016
The weather in the mid 50’s for kickoff will create a pure Michigan fall Saturday atmosphere in The Big House.