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Wednesday Michigan Recruiting Roundup: Michigan Sits at 7th in 2017 Recruiting Class

In this edition, several top targets announce their official visits to Michigan, the Wolverines nab their 19th 2017 commit, and more.

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Michigan Sits at 7th in 2017 Recruiting Class

Following the commitment of James Hudson, the Wolverines now sit at No. 7 in terms of their 2017 recruiting class, per Isaiah Hole of Wolverine247 (FREE). This is slightly behind where they have sat for most of the offseason (5th), due to commitments for Notre Dame and Oklahoma.

Michigan Nabs Commit in 2017 3* DE

ICYMI, Michigan secured their 19th commitment of the 2017 class in the form of 2017 3* (just outside the 4* range) DE James Hudson (OH). The Central Catholic (Toledo) product sits as the 13th-ranked strong-side defensive end in the class and 15th overall in Ohio. Per Hudson's Twitter page:

Hudson chose the Wolverines over Michigan State and other programs. He seemed to solidify his desire to play for the Wolverines over the weekend, when he visited Ann Arbor for the BBQ at the Big House. For more on what Hudson will bring to Michigan, read here.

Official Visits Scheduled to Michigan

Two athletes of note have announced their upcoming official visits to Michigan, per both Isaiah Hole and Robbie Faulk of Wolverine247 (FREE).

The first athlete is 2017 four-star offensive tackle Isaiah Wilson (NY). Wilson revealed on his Twitter page that he plans on taking his official visit to Ann Arbor on November 19, the weekend of the Indiana game. Wilson unofficially visited last weekend for the BBQ at the Big House. He is the top-ranked athlete in New York and 8th overall in the nation at his position.

The other athlete that announced his visit to Michigan was 2017 four-star Willie Gay (MS). The athlete laid out his entire fall schedule, announcing that he will visit Michigan during their homecoming game on October 22. He is the third-ranked athlete in the state of Mississippi.