Signing day is over, but for another year, recruiting never stops. With 2017's signing day under a year away, things are slowly heating up on the recruiting trail.
U-D Jesuit Product, 3-Star S Scott Nelson, Calls Michigan Visit 'Great':
Maize 'n Brew's Brandon Justice caught up with 2017 3-star safety, Scott Nelson, and he called his Michigan visit great. Although, Nelson grew up a Michigan State fan, but let it be known he has Michigan on an equal playing field. Harbaugh was in California for his visit, but he said he had a great time with RB coach Tyrone Wheatley, who seems to be his main recruiter. Nelson went to the basketball game against MSU, then toured the facilities. He says Michigan's tradition, recruiting power, and recent success puts Michigan as one of the best teams recruiting him. He plans to visit again soon, he said.
5-Star OL Visits Michigan
5-star OL, Isaiah Wilson (Brooklyn, NY), also visited Michigan this weekend. When MnB spoke to him last, he told us how he planned on heading to Michigan sometime after NSD. He didn't wait at all, and headed straight to Ann Arbor. Wilson told us he has had Michigan 'near the top' of his list all along, but doesn't want to have a list. Wilson is the 5th overall offensive tackle in the 2017 class, and the 22nd overall player.
2017 Michigan Target Decommits from Alabama
2017 top 150 offensive lineman, 4-star Netori Johnson (Ellenwood, GA), announced his decommitment from Alabama, via his Twitter. Johnson is the 4th overall OG and the 118th player overall, according to 247. Johnson's decommitment from Alabama was expected, according to reports. Michigan offered Johnson on January 25th, so there might be a visit planned soon. Also, Johnson has blue and red hair, and that is awesome.
Antjuan Simmons Visits Michigan, Puts Them Back in His Top 11
2017 LB Antjuan Simmons (Ann Arbor, MI), is a 3-star linebacker from the school directly across the street from The Big House. Simmons released his top 11 a couple of weeks before NSD, and Michigan didn't make the cut, and Michigan took notice. Simmons visited campus this past weekend, and told MnB he has put Michigan right back into his top list. Originally, he told Brandon Justice of MnB that he didn't feel Michigan was recruiting him hard enough, and making him feel as important, like Ohio State and Notre Dame did for him. Despite those remarks, Michigan has climbed back into it, and with a long time to go, consider them a top school on his list. He plans to announce at his homecoming game, or sometime right after the season. Simmons is the 23rd overall OLB, according to 247.