Mike Weber turns in incredible performance over the weekend
One of the 2015 prospects that still has remained firm in his commitment to the program is four-star running back Mike Weber (Detroit, Michigan), and over the weekend he showed why he is not only one of the top prospects in the Midwest, but in the entire country.
Weber turned in a monster performance this weekend, rushing for 404 yards and five touchdowns in a 48-35 Cass Tech victory over Chippewa Valley. His touchdown runs came from a distance of 6, 45, 50, 76 and 44 yards out, respectively.
Mike Weber 44 yard TD run with 2:14 left. 33 carries for 404 yards and 5 TDs, Cass Tech 48, CV 35 #unbelievable— PERRY A. FARRELL (@farrellperry) November 15, 2014
Cass Tech is now just two wins away from a state championship, which would be the third in Weber's four years with the program. Say what you will about the talent level in high school football, but 400-plus yards is no small feat at all.
Weber remains committed to Michigan but has stated that he is still taking other visits to just cover his bases.
Alex Malzone's high school career comes to an end
Four-star 2015 quarterback commit Alex Malzone (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan) has enjoyed one of the best quarterback seasons in Michigan high school football history and on Saturday, it finally came to an end as Birmingham Brother Rice lost to Warren De La Salle by a score of 26-21.
Malzone threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns in the defeat, while wide receiver prospect Grant Perry hauled in 16 catches for 200 yards and caught the trio of scores from his quarterback.
The Malzone-to-Perry connection was one of the best in the nation. Perry gathered 105 catches for 1757 yards and 20 touchdowns this year, while Malzone threw for 2998 yards with 38 touchdowns and only five interceptions.
We know that Malzone will be enrolling early at Michigan, but the possibility exists that his partner-in-crime Perry could join him as well, though the Wolverines have yet to offer him a scholarship. There is at least some interest there.
Here's what Brother Rice head coach David Sofran had to say about his senior quarterback, courtesy of MI Prep Zone.
"Alex is arguably the best quarterback in the history of Brother Rice and one of the best in state history, so that puts him in some pretty high esteem," said first-year Warriors head coach David Sofran of his all-state field general. "He’s a competitor and a natural leader and he’s got nothing but amazing things in front of him."
Colin Samuel receives an offer
With Michigan still having cornerback needs to fill in the 2015 recruiting cycle, they are taking a hard look at all of their options to try and salvage a decent haul in the secondary during this class.
The Wolverines offered three-star prospect Colin Samuel (Mission Hills, California) on Sunday, according to 247's Steve Lorenz.
Samuel is the 53rd ranked cornerback in the class, according to the 247 Composite ranking system.
Darrian Franklin gets one, too
Michigan also has offered 2016 linebacker Darrian Franklin (Downey, California) on Sunday, according to The Wolverine's Tim Sullivan.
Franklin is a four-star prospect and the 10th-ranked outside linebacker in the class, according to the 247 Composite.
That's it for Monday. Check back in with us Friday for the latest roundup of Michigan football recruiting news.