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2016 Running Back Kareem Walker Commits to Michigan Over Florida State

The nation's top running back prospect announced his college decision on Thursday afternoon.

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Update: For a look at what Walker brings to the Wolverines, check out our Quick Analysis here.

The wait is over.

Class of 2016 running back Kareem Walker (Wayne, New Jersey) made his college decision on Thursday afternoon, where he chose to become a Michigan Wolverine.

Walker is a four-star prospect, the top ranked running back and the 38th-overall player in the class, according to the 247 Composite.

Florida State was able to make a big push late and nobody -- recruiting experts and coaches alike -- was able to get a read on where he would take his decision until the announcement came.

Walker originally committed to the Ohio State Buckeyes during the National Championship game in January, but took an official visit to Michigan on Oct. 10. He decided to open things up in November after much speculation that he may flip to the Wolverines.

He is the 23rd commitment of Michigan's 2016 class and second big name to drop in as many days, joining four-star linebacker Devin Bush, who announced on Wednesday.

Both Walker and Bush will enroll early.