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Monday Recruiting Roundup: Michigan has its man in Milton

In this edition, the Wolverines add their 2018 quarterback and more.

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Michigan lands Milton

The Wolverines added their quarterback for the 2018 class on Sunday afternoon when four-star signal-caller Joe Milton (Orlando, Florida) made his commitment to Jim Harbaugh and the program.

For the longest time, it appeared that Michigan was hard after Dorian Thompson-Robinson, but his recruitment seemed to take a turn when Jedd Fisch was added to the staff at UCLA. He would then commit to the Bruins earlier this spring.

From there, the Wolverines turned their attention to Milton, who was the first quarterback the team offered after hiring Pep Hamilton as the passing game coordinator.

Milton is the 243th-ranked quarterback in the 2018 class, according to the 247Sports Composite. He is ranked 10th at his position, though he is seen as a rising prospect.

His announcement came via a pretty cool video, which you can view below.

Preston drops his top 12

Class of 2018 wide receiver Jalen Preston (Manvel, Texas) took to Twitter over the weekend to release his list of top 12 schools.

He is ranked No. 38 in the 2018 class and is the sixth-ranked wideout, per the 247 Composite.

He will be attending The Opening late next month.

The Offers Keep Rolling In

Harbaugh and his staff have shown in their two-plus seasons in Ann Arbor that they are going to cast a wide net when it comes to offering players on the recruiting trail.

This was was no different, as they extended 20 offers to players during the first week of May.

The biggest perhaps came in the form of extending an offer to 2019 four-star cornerback Akeem Dent out of West Palm Beach, Florida. At 6-foot-1, he continues to fit the archetype of player the team has been looking for in longer, more physical corners.

Evan Petzold recaps the other offers of the week here (FREE).