Michigan football's new coaching staff under Jim Harbaugh has kept up their persistence on the recruiting trail, picking up where they left off to close out the 2015 class. So far, we have seen them comb the nation in a big way, offering several kids from the big recruiting pipelines like Florida and Texas.
This week has been pretty busy on the trail for the Wolverines, so let's take a closer look.
Koby Quansah offer and reaction
On Wednesday morning, the staff extended a scholarship offer to 2016 linebacker Koby Quansah (West Hartford, Connecticut), which was confirmed by our own Joshua Henschke.
Quansah is a four-star prospect and the 8th ranked inside linebacker in the class, per the 247 Composite.
We were able to catch up with him shortly after the offer and he had nothing but good things to say about Michigan.
"I was very excited right off the bat. It’s just a humbling feeling knowing I can play big time with such a prestigious school and further my education as well," Quansah said.
Quansah says he knows what he is looking for in a school and feels like Michigan provides that to him as an option.
"I won't really finalize everything until I’ve taken visits to see what separates other schools before I really start listing where they stand," he said.
"The first thing is education-wise, what’s going to benefit me and my family for life after football. But also I’m interested in seeing what school I can fit in with for the next four years, playing football or not."
Based on our conversation, it sounds like he may try to get in next week sometime for a visit, so stay tuned there.
JJ Givens offer and reaction
Another offer to go out on Wednesday was to 2016 defensive back JJ Givens (Mechanicsville, Virginia), per his Twitter account.
Givens spoke to Maize n Brew following his offer, where he touched on a small tie he has to the program already.
He is from the same area as a few current players -- running back Derrick Green and quarterback Wilton Speight -- the former of which he has worked out with in the past.
The offer came from defensive coordinator DJ Durkin. He has also spoken to Chris Partridge.
Givens likes the Wolverines and thinks he could fit in to the program pretty well.
"I definitely feel like I could be a huge asset to them because they like long, lanky defensive backs and I feel like I could fit in," he said. "I really like the new staff. I feel like they really want to change around the program and they want to work."
Givens is a three-star prospect and the 40th ranked safety in the 2016 class, per the 247 Composite.
More 2016 offers
Michigan offered 2016 cornerback Nigel Knott (Madison, Mississippi) on Wednesday, according to Demetric Warren of Varsity Preps.
Knott is a four-star prospect and the 11th ranked cornerback in the class, per the 247 Composite.
2016 cornerback Jared Mayden (Sachse, Texas) received an offer from the staff, according to Brian Perroni of 247 Sports.
Mayden is a four-star prospect and the 8th ranked corner in the 2016 class, per the 247 Composite.
Unranked athlete Jeffrey Okudah (Grand Prairie, Texas) pulled in an offer as well, per his Twitter account.
Just received an offer from Coach Harbaugh and the new staff at the University of Michigan! #GoBigBlue 〽— Jeffrey Okudah ✖ (@TheJeffOkudah) February 18, 2015
On to Thursday, where the biggest offer of the day went out to four-star defensive lineman Isaiah Chambers (Houston, Texas), per Demetric Warren.
He is the 10th ranked strong side defensive end in the class, per the 247 Composite.
Michigan will be getting a visit on Sunday from four-star 2017 defensive end Corey Malone-Hatcher, according to his father.
Malone-Hatcher is one of the top prospects in the state that has a considerable amount of interest in the Wolverines. We'll see what comes out of the visit.
In other 2017 news, the Wolverines have offered quarterback Dylan McCaffrey (Littleton, Colorado), according to 247's Clint Brewster.
McCaffrey is currently unranked.
That's it for Friday. Check back in Monday for the latest roundup of Michigan football recruiting news and more.