Michigan added its 21st commitment of the 2016 class on Sunday in defensive line/linebacker Carlo Kemp (Boulder, Colorado).
Kemp is a four-star prospect and the 14th-ranked defensive end in the class, per the 247 Composite. He fills Michigan's need at the BUCK spot, which we have seen Mario Ojemudia and Royce Jenkins-Stone get time at for the Wolverines this season.
He stands a 6-foot-3, 260 pounds and already has the body of a collegiate player. Michigan has missed on some good pass rushing prospects in the last few classes, and it appears they've got themselves a gem in Kemp.
There's a lot to like about what he brings to the table and his skill set is perfect for the BUCK position. He has the speed to get around the edge and into the backfield, he's physical enough to take on blocks and play inside and he also flashes the ability to drop back into coverage and play the pass.
Kemp says that he will enroll early, so he will have a chance to earn himself some early playing time this spring while continuing to develop physically before the 2016 season is underway.
I'm hesitant to call him an early-impact commitment, but he will absolutely factor into the rotation at BUCK heading into 2016 and he looks like a perfect fit in DJ Durkin's scheme. I can see him developing into a Dante Fowler-type player in time.