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Monday Michigan Recruiting Roundup: Chris Clark sets two official visit dates

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The MRR updates you on the latest in Michigan football recruiting. In this edition, 2015's tight end commit has scheduled official visits to a pair of schools, the Alex Malzone-Grant Perry show continues and Mike Weber goes off for Cass Tech.

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Chris Clark sets pair of official visit dates

With the way the season has gone for the Michigan Wolverines, many of their commits are starting to check out other schools and see if the grass is greener on the other side. We've addressed this several times in these roundups.

One of the guys that is looking around is four-star 2015 tight end Chris Clark (Avon, Connecticut). He has stated recently that given the uncertainties surrounding the future of Michigan's coaching staff, he will weigh all of his options, and he has set official dates to two other potential suitors.

Clark will visit the University of Southern California on Nov. 29 for their game against Notre Dame and the following week he will check out the University of Texas, according to 247's Steve Lorenz. (FREE)

Many have asked what Clark's fate would be if Brady Hoke is fired. This is merely speculation, but based on what I know and have been told, if Hoke is gone, you can pretty much write off Clark as well. I see this being the case for just under half of Michigan's commits so far in the 2015 class.

We'll see what happens, but odds are that there will be a new staff in Ann Arbor next season and that many of the commits you see as future Wolverines will end up elsewhere. It's just the nature of recruiting.

Malzone-to-Perry connection ends regular season on high note

Four-star 2015 quarterback commit Alex Malzone (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) has had a fantastic last six months or so. He put in a lot of work during the offseason to improve as a player and busted his butt to earn a scholarship offer from the Wolverines.

All of this work has paid huge dividends on the field.

Malzone, along with three-star receiver prospect Grant Perry, had a fantastic performance in Brother Rice's last regular season game, a 35-28 victory over Orchard Lake St. Mary's. The win carried them to a 9-0 record heading into the playoffs.

He went 21 for 27 for 271 yards, four touchdowns and an interception, his first pick thrown since week two of the season. On the year, he threw for 2394 yards with 26 touchdowns and 3 interceptions.

Perry, who has received some interest from Michigan, had a great year himself, hauling in 80 catches for 1359 yards and 15 touchdowns.

It is possible Perry is offered down the road after schools get a chance to take a look at his senior season film, but for now he has received only MAC level and lower Big Ten school offers. He told me recently he will decide soon between Central Michigan and Ball State and then take it from there.

Mike Weber unstoppable in win over Detroit King

Running back commit Mike Weber (Detroit, Michigan) saved his best for the last game of the regular season in a 39-7 Cass Tech victory over Detroit King.

Weber had 10 carries for 177 yards and two touchdowns, along with a 75 yard screen pass for a touchdown.

I would not quite throw Weber into the category of players that are in danger of bowing out of the 2015 class, but I do still think he will look around.

Steve Lorenz had this to say about Weber's recruitment: (FREE)

Weber's recruitment remains relatively quiet right now. It's believed he will take an official visit to Ohio State before the season ends, but he has maintained his commitment to Michigan for the time being, despite the slow start for the Wolverines and the job security of head coach Brady Hoke.

That's it for the Monday roundup. Check back in Wednesday for the latest in Michigan football recruiting.