Class of 2017 offensive guard Jess Speight has committed to Michigan as a preferred walk-on. His brother, Wilton Speight, is the quarterback for the Wolverines.
Speight, who attends Collegiate High School in Richmond, Virginia, tweeted the news on Thursday night.
Cant wait to be a Michigan wolverine! #GoBlue— Jess Speight (@JessSpeight52) November 25, 2016
He has offers from James Madison, Michigan, North Carolina State, Old Dominion, Richmond, and William & Mary.
The 6-foot-4, 280-pound offensive lineman is one of five captains on Collegiate’s team, which just won a Virginia State Championship.
Speight is the first preferred walk-on commitment in the 2017 class for Michigan. He will look to earn a scholarship in Ann Arbor under coach Jim Harbaugh.
Check out Jess Speight’s highlights from the 2016 season: