Michigan finally has received the first 2016 commitment of the Jim Harbaugh era in quarterback Brandon Peters (Avon, Indiana), which he announced via his Twitter account on Friday night.
Peters may not have been the top quarterback on their board for the 2016 cycle, but make no mistake about it, the Wolverines are bringing in a very talented prospect that still has a ton of room to grow.
At 6-5, 205 pounds, Peters has the size that you want in a pro-style quarterback and has a frame that should allow him to put on some good weight before getting to Ann Arbor.
He is a very smart player and makes good reads pre-snap. He has a quick release and is able to put the ball where only his receivers can get to it. He does not have elite arm strength at this point, but he has shown the ability on his film to make every type of throw.
He is not a scrambler by any means, but he is mobile enough to make plays with his feet and pick up a first down on his own if he has to. His footwork and mechanics could use a bit of work, but that will come in time. This is a player that still has another year of high school football left.
Peters has all of the tools and intangibles to be a very good college quarterback. With the depth that Michigan will have at the position in 2016, Peters likely will not be expected to play right away and will have time to be coached up and learn the system. There is a lot to like here.