RS Sophomore Allen Gant, LB
Hometown: Sylvania, OH (Southview High)
Height/Weight: 6'2 / 222 lbs.
Three Things to Know About Allen
1. Initially, Michigan and Ohio State fought over recruitment of Allen, and he likely would have signed with them had they not lost interest. Gant had an injury during high school and dropped in the recruiting rankings. Michigan scooped him up, and he is still a fantastic athlete.
2. His father, Tony, played safety at Michigan in the Eighties for Bo Schembechler. During those years, the Wolverines had one Big Ten title and a win against Nebraska in that legendary '86 Fiesta Bowl in Tempe.
3. Despite originally being recruited as a wideout, Gant has been moved to linebacker. He has the athletic ability to be strong side or blitzing linebacker, but we shall see if he gets on the field with Desmond Morgan already out there.