Class of 2017 four-star defensive tackle Jay Tufele will visit Michigan on October 22nd, according to Sam Webb of Scout. The Wolverines will be playing against Illinois.
Along with Tufele, 2017 four-star linebacker Willie Gay will visit Michigan on October 22nd.
Tufele, from Bingham High School in Utah, is the ranked No. 56 in the nation, according to 247Sports. He is the third-best defensive tackle and the No. 1 player in the state of Utah.
The four-star athlete has offers to play for Michigan, Ohio State, Utah, Arizona, Arizona State, Brigham Young, Colorado, Louisville, Miami (FL), Mississippi State, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, Oregon, Oregon State, UCLA, USC, Utah State, Virginia, Washington and Washington State. Tufele has been recruited to play for Michigan by Tim Drevno and Greg Mattison.
During the 2015 season with Bingham, Tufele picked up 57 tackles and 10.5 sacks.
Tufele will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on January 7, 2017.