Often times, the question that gets asked the most to recruiting writers is "Who's the next commit?" Recruiting can be a very fluid process, so sometimes that's not easy to do, but there are a 2015 few guys who could pull the trigger on the Michigan Wolverines at any time, both on the defensive side of the football.
The first prospect to look out for is cornerback Marcus Lewis (Washington, DC), who decommitted from the Florida Gators back in late July. Michigan was hot on his trail while he was still committed to the Gators, but after attending the BBQ at the Big House, he announced that his recruitment has been opened back up.
Lewis had built a very strong relationship with secondary coach Curt Mallory and many feel that it is only a matter of time until he becomes a part of Michigan's 2015 class. The Wolverines would love to pair him with fellow four-stars Tyree Kinnel (Dayton, Ohio) and Garrett Taylor (Richmond, Virginia).
He is a four-star prospect, the 10th ranked athlete in the class 123rd ranked player overall, according to the 247 Composite rankings.
The next player worth keeping an eye on is four-star linebacker Asmar Bilal (Indianapolis, Indiana). His recruitment has gotten interesting in the last few weeks.
Bilal was set to make an announcement on where he would commit back on Aug. 22, but pushed things back and decided to wait to make a decision. The top two schools for his services are Michigan and Notre Dame, and it appears both schools are neck-and-neck in the race.
Things are as tight as it could be between these two schools based on reports. Bilal said not too long ago that he didn't necessarily feel like he had to visit either school this fall to influence his decision, so we will see what happens. With the Wolverines and Fighting Irish facing off this weekend, the on-field result could perhaps be paralleled to the direction he decides to go with his recruitment.
All things considered, Michigan seems like they have enough to get it done and make Bilal a part of this class, especially with uncertainties going around the Notre Dame football program following their recent academic scandal and the status of head coach Brian Kelly.
The ideal situation for Michigan is having Bilal in Ann Arbor next to fellow state of Indiana linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. (Indianapolis, Indiana), who committed to the Wolverines back in June.
Bilal is a four-star prospect and seventh-ranked inside linebacker in the 2015 class.
Anthony Broome is the Recruiting Reporter for Maize n Brew. You can follow him on Twitter @anthonytbroome.