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Friday Michigan Recruiting Roundup: Donnie Corley Announces Decision Date

In this edition, the Detroit King four-star wide receiver will commit on his mother's birthday

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Elliot: "I'm Leaning Towards Michigan"

If Jordan Elliott commits to Michigan, he can give credit to a stranger who approached him on the street one day.

Elliott, from Houston (TX), told recruiting analyst Brandon Brown of, once received a necklace from a man, who proceeded to kiss it beforehand. It may have been strange at first to Elliot, but its one of many stories that have him leaning towards Michigan.

"I'm leaning towards Michigan," he said. "Time will tell but I know everyone takes what I say with a million grains of salt. They are my leader though."

Elliott has earned 40 offers so far into his recruitment, highlighted by Alabama, Florida State, LSU, Oklahoma, Southern Cal and TCU. The four-star defensive tackle will be visiting Ann Arbor on Nov. 6 before the Rutgers game.

New U-M Commit: 2016 QB Preferred Walk-On

Frank Gay, the high school football head coach of Michael Shuster, announced on Twitter that his quarterback has committed to Michigan as a preferred walk-on.

According to, Shuster collected several Ivy League offers, including Harvard, Yale and Princeton, but ultimately felt more comfortable in choosing the Wolverines.

Former Miami (Fla.) Commit: "I'd Definitely Be Interested In U-M"

Ahmmon Richards has yet to receive an offer from Michigan, but the coaching staff has engaged interest in the former Hurricane commit, and Richards has expressed similar liking to the program, according to Steve Lorenz of 247Sports.

I'd definitely be interested in Michigan. It's not too late for them.

The four-star wide receiver, from West Palm Beach (Fla.), will be taking an official to Auburn on Nov. 27 before for the Iron Bowl. He decommitted from Miami on Oct. 25.

Corley's Decision Date: December 8

Branden Hunter, a Detroit based sports journalist of, reported on Twitter that Corley will be making his verbal commitment in time for him to graduate high school early.
Corley and his teammates at Detroit King are coming off their PSL title over Detroit Cass Tech this past weekend. The No. 82 ranked senior recruit nationally has taken official visits to Michigan State and Tennessee. He has three more remaining officials remaining, but there might be scheduling issues, due to the fact that some of King's playoff games might occur on Saturday's.

Along with the Spartans and Volunteers, Michigan, LSU and Ohio State are in the running for Corley.