Class of 2017 five-star outside linebacker Baron Browning will officially visit Michigan on Saturday. The Wolverines will be hosting Wisconsin.
Official Visit to Michigan this week #GoBlue #BluePrint17 ‼️ 〽️ pic.twitter.com/Kwy5XZzzrS— Baron Browning (@baronbrwnng) September 27, 2016
He is ranked as the No. 9 recruit in the 2017 class, according to 247Sports. Browning is the No. 2 outside linebacker and the third-best player in the state of Texas, playing for Kennedale High School.
Browning’s brother played for Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh at Stanford, while his friend, Jordan Elliot, told of all good things about the Wolverines before he decommitted to play for Texas.
Along with Michigan, the 6-foot-3, 230-pound linebacker has offers to play for Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, UCLA, USC, Baylor, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Missouri, Notre Dame, Ole Miss, TCU, Texas A&M, Arkansas State, Boston College, California, Colorado, Duke, Houston, Iowa, Kansas, Kansas State, Nebraska, Oklahoma State, San Diego State, SMU Stanford, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Tulsa, Utah State and Washington.
Browning logged 74 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, one sack, four pass breakups, four forced fumbles, two fumble recovers, two interceptions, one safety, one fumble recover for a touchdown and one interception for a touchdown in his junior season with Kennedale.
He will play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on January 7, 2017.