Tuesday's basketball game against Michigan State looks like it's shaping up to be a good day for visits from some of the state's top prospects.
Let's take a look:
Tapping the Cass Tech pipeline
Cass Technical High School in Detroit, Michigan has generally been a favorable recruiting pipeline for programs in the state, and 2016 appears to be no different.
Cass Tech's prospects coming out the next few years are an impressive bunch, to say the least. Three of those prospects are expected to be in Ann Arbor on Tuesday.
Offensive guard Michael Onwenu and wide receiver/safety Demetric Vance, both 2016 prospects, will be at the game. Onwenu is one of the top offensive line prospects in the country and was recently offered by Alabama.
A 2017 visitor from the school will be wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones, who has the look of a five-star prospect and the top ranked wide receiver in that cycle.
This will be these kids' first chance to meet most of the new staff and check out the campus since Jim Harbaugh was hired. One thing is for sure, the Wolverines would love to get their stranglehold on the Cass Tech pipeline back, something that has slipped away in the last few years.
Other notable Tuesday visits
The Wolverines will also be getting a few other big visits Tuesday from in-state propsects.
The second ranked player in the state, four-star wide receiver Donnie Corley (Wyandotte, Michigan) will be in attendance, per Wolverine247.
The seventh ranked player in Michigan, four-star defensive end Khalid Kareem (Farmington Hills, Michigan) is scheduled to be at Crisler as well, per Clint Brewster of Wolverine247.
Both of these players look like MSU-bound prospects, but we'll see what happens after they check out how things will be under the new staff.
Quick Analysis: Shelton Johnson
The last in of our quick analysis pieces from National Signing Day commits is on three-star defensive end signee Shelton Johnson (Delray Beach, Florida).
Here's a snippet of what Johnson brings to the Wolverines:
At 6-5, 220 pounds, Johnson has a good frame and will continue to add bulk in time. This will improve as his body continues to develop in the next few years. He shows a good burst off the snap and engages well, but obviously added strength will help him improve in that department at the college level.
He shows active, violent hands and also does a good job chasing down ballcarriers from the back side. While he's not the strongest player yet, Johnson shows the ability to transfer his speed off the snap to pack a powerful punch when engaging blockers.
Johnson fits the mold of what Michigan will look to do on defense, as he's a physical player and has a fantastic motor, much like his defensive end counterpart in this class in Jones.
That's it for Monday. Check back in Wednesday for the latest roundup of Michigan football recruiting news.