2016 QB Commit Brandon Peters Prepares for Army Bowl
Michigan quarterback commit Brandon Peters will have a busy week, as he is preparing for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and enrolling early at the university.
Check out a few videos here of Peters during bowl practice, showcasing his strong arm and athleticism.
Keith Niebuhr of Wolverine247 (FREE) caught up with Peters recently, and he had quite a bit to say about his upcoming enrollment. Take a look at the interview here.
Per the video, Peters will room with fellow commit Ahmir Mitchell this semester.
DT Jordan Elliott, Michigan Commit, Impresses at Army Bowl Practices
The Wolverines will be well-represented at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Saturday, and that includes four-star defensive tackle Jordan Elliott.
Per Brandon Brown of Rivals (FREE), Elliott continuously found himself disrupting plays in the backfield and gave 100% throughout the practices. He did tweak a hamstring during practice, however, and is currently taking it day-by-day.
If there was any concern as to if Elliott is looking into other programs, he defiantly shut down those notions by stating, "I'm 100% to Michigan. I don't even talk to any other coaches."
Along with Elliott, Michigan commit Michael Onwenu has also stood out at practice this week. The four-star offensive guard has turned some heads, including that of Steve Wiltfong of Wolverine247 (FREE). Said Wiltfong of Onwenu,
"There are not many offensive linemen I like more in this 2016 class than Detroit (Mich.) Cass Tech's Michael Onwenu," he said. "Onwenu struggled a little bit with learning the new offense, but what he doesn't struggle with is strength. No question he was the strongest offensive lineman on the field and he was also perhaps the quickest. The future Wolverine also plays with plenty of toughness."
2016 Commits Land in Ann Arbor
The commits from the 2016 class who registered for classes this semester as early enrollees have officially landed in Ann Arbor, per their Twitter pages.
Among those on campus include WR Ahmir Mitchell and RB Kareem Walker. According to his Twitter page, Mitchell is already enjoying his time at the university:
Linebacker Devin Bush Jr. also posted this photo of his locker:
The Wolverines recruiting class is currently ranked fifth in the nation, per Wolverine247.
2016 3* DE Sets Official Visit to Michigan
Per Clint Brewster of Wolverine247 (FREE), 2016 three-star defensive end Joshua Uche (Miami, FL) has set his official visit to Michigan for January 22. Uche was recruited by new defensive coordinator Don Brown, and was offered by the Wolverines back on December 21.
Along with Michigan, Uche is also considering Alabama, Florida, and North Carolina, among others.
During the 2016 season, Uche recorded 14 sacks and per the 257Composite, he is ranked as the No. 47 DE in his class.
Check out some of his highlights here, per Hudl:
Crystal Ball Set to Michigan for 2017 QB Dylan McCaffrey
On Monday, Steve Lorenz of Wolverine247 ($) set the Crystal Ball for 2017 four-star quarterback Dylan McCaffrey (Littleton, CO) to Michigan. He is the younger brother of Stanford star running back Christian McCaffrey. Stanford has not yet extended an offer to the QB.
McCaffrey unofficially visited Ann Arbor in October for the Michigan State game. Considering the coaching staff's success with Jake Rudock this past season, look for several QB targets to highly consider Michigan going forward.
McCaffrey put up impressive numbers during his junior season. Per Max Preps, he threw for 2,800 yards along with 27 touchdowns and only 4 interceptions. His overall QB rating was a 115.4.
Check out his junior season highlights here, courtesy of Hudl:
Wolverines Extend Offer to 2017 4* LB
Michigan offered 2017 four-star linebacker Will Ignont (New Market, AL) on Monday, according to Steve Lorenz of Wolverine247 ($). Per the article, Ignont will transfer to the IMG Academy in Florida this month.
Ignont plans on visiting both Florida and Florida State in the near future, but is highly interested in paying a visit to Ann Arbor as well. He is looking to narrow down his list to eight or ten schools within the next few weeks.
Per the 247Composite, Ignont is ranked as the No. 3 LB in his class and seventh in the state of Alabama.