Michigan football's 2016 class received its 15th commitment earlier Wednesday from offensive tackle Ben Bredeson (Hartland, Wisconsin), who is one of the best players at his position in this current cycle.
Bredeson, who stands 6-foot-5, 293 pounds, is a four-star prospect and the 10th-ranked offensive tackle in the class, per the 247 Composite. He is currently the Wolverines top-ranked commitment.
What stands out the most about Bredeson on film is how well he moves. He is an athletic tackle prospect and will be able to play both the left or right side. His initial first step off of the snap of the ball is good and he is a mauling lineman that plays through the whistle, which is what Tim Drevno is looking to add to the offensive line.
His footwork is very good for a player his age and he does a really nice job of staying balanced. He possesses a strong upper body that will only improve with more time in a weight program.
Bredeson should be a multi-year starter for the Wolverines and should have a chance to crack the rotation as soon as he hits campus. His home-state Wisconsin Badgers were giving him a hard look, and they know good offensive lineman up there. If he pans out, he will be an All-Big Ten performer. This is a great pickup for the Wolverines.