Harbaugh makes an interesting recruiting pitch
In the modern era of college football recruiting, coaches will do whatever they can to have their programs noticed and get a leg up on the competition. With the dawn of social media and having that as a platform to use, we see a lot of interesting things from recruits. Being able to follow along with them on Twitter gives a bit of an inside look at the recruiting process and it sometimes produces some humorous results.
Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh and his new staff have been extremely visible on social media and it has been well documented how quirky or different he can be at times. What we are about to look at may be the quirkiest.
The Wolverines recently offered 2016 defensive tackle Boss Tagaloa, who has emerged as a big target for them at the position. So much so that Harbaugh has made a prom-style pitch to him.
We will see if Tagaloa accepts the offer in time, but go ahead and file this one in the "Harbaugh did what?" folder.
Nauta still plans on taking official visit to Michigan
Florida State 2016 tight end commit Isaac Nauta said recently that regardless of his pledge to the Seminoles, he still plans on taking all of his official visits, which would include a trip to Ann Arbor.
He reaffirmed his plans to do so to 247 Sports' Chris Nee. (FREE)
"I am going to take all of them," Nauta said of his official visits. "I already talked to Coach Brewster and Coach Fisher about it. I told them that I want to take advantage of the recruiting process and enjoy it while I can because you only get one time. I am going to take all of my officials."
With that being said, he still is firm in his pledge to FSU.
Florida State, Michigan and South Carolina are locked in for visits according to Nauta. He will potentially take a trip to Southern Cal or UCLA. Miami is also under consideration.
Despite his planned trips, Nauta wanted to make it clear where his commitment stands at this time.
"I am 100% Florida State," Nauta said emphatically.
Kelly, Fuller and Hamler visit Michigan
Over the weekend, Michigan hosted a few of its top 2016 prospects, as well as a 2017 player that could emerge as one.
Five-star linebacker Caleb Kelly (Fresno, California) and four-star athlete Jordan Fuller (Westwood, New Jersey) were the two big ones.
Class of 2017 wide receiver KJ Hamler was in Ann Arbor as well.
Ummmm...this all I am gonna say! pic.twitter.com/JcndM0htEi
— KAHLEE KJ HAMLER (@kjhamler76) March 14, 2015
Nothing major seemed to have come out of this weekend other than the affirmation that Kelly and Fuller will be top targets moving forward. Kelly is one of the elite linebacker prospects in this class and Fuller looks like he will be Michigan's top priority at safety.
Wolverines offer 2017 DT
On Saturday evening, Michigan offered 2017 defensive tackle Juan Harris (West Union, Iowa), according to his Twitter account.
Harris is a four-star prospect who was committed to Iowa, but decided to decommit and reopen his recruitment following his visit to Michigan, according to Steve Wiltfong of 247 Sports. (FREE)
That's it for Monday. Check back in Wednesday for the latest roundup of Michigan football recruiting news and more.