We are less than a month away from National Signing Day 2016 on Feb. 3. The Michigan Wolverines currently have 23 committed prospects in this current cycle with more on the way.
The dead period is set to end early next week and then it is a full-fledged sprint to the finish line. Here is our latest look at how things could finish up.
4* Brandon Peters (Avon, Indiana)
Running Backs (2)
4* Kareem Walker (Wayne, New Jersey)
3* Kingston Davis (Prattville, Alabama)
Wide Receivers (4)
4* Brad Hawkins (Camden, New Jersey)
4* Ahmir Mitchell (Egg Harbor City, New Jersey)
4* Dylan Crawford (Rancho Santa Margarita, California)
3* Nate Johnson (Thompson's Station, Tennessee)
Tight Ends (1)
3* Sean McKeon (Dudley, Massachusetts)
Offensive Tackle (3)
4* Erik Swenson (Downers Grove, Illinois)
4* Ben Bredeson (Hartland, Wisconsin)
4* Devery Hamilton (Baltimore, Maryland)
Offensive Guard (1)
4* Michael Onwenu (Detroit, Michigan)
Defensive Ends (2)
4* Ron Johnson (Camden, New Jersey)
3* Rashad Weaver (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
Defensive Tackle (2)
5* Rashan Gary (Paramus, New Jersey)
4* Jordan Elliott (Houston, Texas)
4* Carlo Kemp (Boulder, Colorado)
4* Devin Bush (Miami, Florida)
4* Jonathan Jones (Orlando, Florida)
3* Dytarious Johnson (Prattville, Alabama)
Defensive Backs (5)
4* Lavert Hill (Detroit, Michigan)
4* David Long (Los Angeles, California)
3* Sir Patrick Scott (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
3* Antwaine Richardson (Delray Beach, Florida)
3* Josh Metellus (Miami, Florida)
4* Chris Evans (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Slot WR/RB]
3* Kiante Enis (Winchester, Indiana) [RB/Safety]
3* Devin Gil (Miami, Florida) [Linebacker/Safety]
3* Quinn Nordin (Rockford, Michigan)
Basic math says that the above names give the Wolverines 29 players in the class. For those asking how Michigan is able to make that work, that remains to be seen.
Attrition is always possible on the current roster. Also, current commits could also decide to open things up and look elsewhere. There are players on this list that very well may not even be considered commits to the staff right now, but we will leave that to speculation until there is something official to go by.
One thing is for certain, though. if there are players they want, they'll find a way to make room.
As far as new additions, David Long and Dylan Crawford headline this version of our projections. The two four-star prospects from California are trending heavily to the Wolverines and look like good bets to be a part of this class.