U-M Offer: Miami (Fla.) 2016 Defensive End
A little more than a month remains until national signing day, but that didn't stop Michigan from offering a former Miami Hurricanes commit this past Monday.
Joshua Uche, who decommitted from the "U" in early November, has scheduled two official visits to North Carolina and Florida next month. The three-star weak-side defensive end was also offered by South Carolina and Louisville this month, as well as hosting Mario Cristobal from Alabama at his Miami home.
Uche, who also holds offers from Auburn, Minnesota and Syracuse, among others, is the No. 99 ranked overall senior recruit in the state of Florida, according to the 247Sports Composite.
Chances Of U-M Landing Mesquite (Tx.) 2016 Offensive Tackle
Jean Delance, a Top 100 interior lineman on the 247Sports recruiting board, released his top three on Monday, which included LSU, Michigan and Texas.
Both the Tigers and Wolverines were the latest to talk with Delance as the senior officially visited the two schools in early December, as well as having Tim Drevno and Les Miles visit his home near Dallas.
Michigan considers Delance to be a Rashan Gary type level prospect to complete their recruiting along the offensive line, according to 247Sports' Steve Lorenz, which already bolsters Ben Bredeson and Michael Onwenu within the upcoming 2016 class.
Lorenz also said that the stability of head coach Jim Harbaugh's coaching staff is a major difference when comparing the Wolverines to LSU and Texas, focusing on the Longhorns not extending the contract of their offensive line coach in Joe Wickline on Dec. 12.
Phoenix (Ariz.) 2016 Defensive Tackle Planning U-M Visit
Connor Murphy missed half of his senior season due to a groin injury, and once he starts recovering from surgery, he plans on taking multiple visits in the month of January.
Murphy, a four-star pass rusher, took his first official visit to Oregon on Nov. 20, while also telling Tim Sullivan of Rivals.com that he'll be traveling to Ann Arbor a week after his official to Southern Cal on Jan. 15.
Alabama is another school on Murphy's radar, one of two schools from the Southeastern Conference who offered the recruit.
That's looking like the plan now. I’m going to take all four trips. I'm thinking Alabama will be another one and the last one is up in the clouds.
Despite missing a handful of games this past season, Murphy recorded 30 tackles, five tackles for a loss and two sacks. He's the No. 5 ranked recruit in the state of Arizona by the 247Sports Composite.
U-M Announces Signings Of Carlo Kemp & Sean McKeon
Harbaugh took to Twitter to announce the final pair of early enrollees for the upcoming semester in time for winter conditioning. Both Carlo Kemp and Sean McKeon are likely the final commits to not arrive in Ann Arbor in the fall, joining Ahmir Mitchell, Kingston Davis, Brandon Peters, Kareem Walker and Devin Bush Jr.
Kemp, who will compete for a contributing role at the BUCK linebacker spot, finished with 81 tackles and four sacks during his senior season, while McKeon, a three-star tight end, caught 23 passes for 334 yards and three touchdowns.
Tough, smart, hard-nosed! Welcome to Michigan, Carlo Kemp! pic.twitter.com/hxDlnZw4mZ— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) December 23, 2015