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Quick Analysis: What 2016 RB Kiante Enis Brings to Michigan

Taking a look at what the first satellite camp commitment brings to the Wolverines.

Michigan started the satellite camp tour in a big way late last week when it was announced that 2016 running back Kiante Enis (Winchester, Indiana) had pledged to Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines.

He is a three-star prospect and the 53rd-ranked running back in the class, per the 247 Composite. They already had a pair of committed running backs going into the weekend, but I see Enis as more of an athlete at this juncture.

Enis rushed for over 3,000 yards last season as a junior and 49 touchdowns in his junior season. He is also a mid-major basketball prospect, which proves his versatility as an athlete. He also runs a 4.35 second 40-yard dash.

He has good size at 6-1, 200 pounds, which could allow him to play defensive back at the next level. In fact, it would not surprise me at all to see Enis ending up as a safety in Ann Arbor, but we will see what happens.

At running back, he is a burner and has the footwork to change direction quickly. He sees the field well and finds the opening and hits the hole hard. He is very patient and elusive and is a threat to take it to the end zone every single time that he touches the ball with the ability to also catch the ball out of the backfield.

When he is playing in the secondary, his speed translates nicely to that side of the ball. He has great ball skills and has the ability to go toe-to-toe for jump balls.

Time will tell where lands at Michigan, but the Wolverines have a great athlete at their disposal now, which is something that is sorely needed right now.