The Michigan Wolverines received some good news on the recruiting trail this weekend after class of 2017 defensive end Luiji Vilain (Alexandria, Virginia) announced his commitment to the program, he announced on Sunday afternoon.
Vilain is a four-star prospect and the eighth-ranked weak side defensive end in the country, according to 247's Composite ranking system. He was on campus a few weeks ago on an unofficial visit and today decided to pull the trigger on the Wolverines. He is also the second-highest ranked recruit in the class so far behind only quarterback Dylan McCaffrey.
His commitment puts the Wolverines at 13 members of its 2017 recruiting class, joining McCaffrey, running backs Kurt Taylor, A.J Dillon and O'Maury Samuels, fullback Chase Lasater, tight end Carter Dunaway, offensive lineman JaRaymond Hall, defensive end Corey Malone-Hatcher, defensive tackle Philip Paea, linebackers Josh Ross and Ben Mason and defensive backs Benjamin St-Juste and J'Marick Woods.