A lot has gone down in the last few hours or so, so let's get caught up.
John Kelly to Tennessee
Three-star 2015 athlete John Kelly (Oak Park, Michigan), who emerged as a Michigan target late this fall, announced today that he has committed to Butch Jones and the University of Tennessee.
The Vols made Kelly quite a priority recently and he officially visited Knoxville last weekend. When he was offered by Brady Hoke staff, they wanted him to play defensive back. Tennessee was recruiting him as a running back.
Kelly became one of the first targets contacted after Jim Harbaugh took the Michigan job and running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley visited him at his cool last week when the dead period ended. They were unable to secure an official visit.
He is good friends with four-star Ohio State running back commit Mike Weber and some thought bringing Kelly to Ann Arbor would help in the process of trying to flip Weber from the Buckeyes back to Michigan, but now that obviously won't happen.
Josh McMillion officially visiting this weekend
Four-star 2015 linebacker Josh McMillon (Memphis, Tennessee), an Alabama commit who was a big Michigan target throughout the process, will be taking an official visit this weekend.
Whitehaven coaches confirm that #Bama LB commit Joshua McMillon will visit #Michigan this weekend.— Steve Lorenz (@TremendousUM) January 22, 2015
Harbaugh and staff truly are casting a wide net to try to lure the best talent possible in to finish out the 2015 recruiting class. Given the fact that he is committed to Alabama, I'm not sure if this visit will materialize in to much of anything, but to take an official this late in the process is intriguing. We will see how this plays out.
Dalton commits to Arkansas
Three-star 2015 cornerback Nate Dalton (Houston, Texas) was offered by Michigan earlier this week and was planning on taking an official visit, but yesterday revealed via Twitter that he was calling the visit off. Today, he committed to Arkansas over Liberty and Kentucky.
After the offer, he had included the Wolverines in his top four, but something changed quickly and he decided to pull the trigger. He was one of many cornerbacks the staff has offered so far.
We'll have more on these developments in tomorrow morning's full recruiting roundup.