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Quick Analysis: What 2016 WR Dylan Crawford Brings to the Michigan Wolverines

Jim Harbaugh's got himself a well-rounded receiver prospect.

Michigan just landed class of 2016 wide receiver Dylan Crawford (Rancho Santa Margarita, California) during the U.S. Army All-American game, who was one of the top remaining prospects on the board.

Jim Harbaugh's first full recruiting class has largely been devoted to getting more athletic and adding more playmakers on offense.

It is safe to say that mission has been accomplished so far with just a few more weeks until signing day.

Crawford is a four-star prospect and the 20th-ranked wide receiver in the 2016 class, according to the 247 Composite.

Standing at 6-foot-1, 185 pounds, Crawford has good size with some room to grow a bit more. He plays physical and, while not a burner, displays good breakaway speed.

The thing that stands out the most about Crawford is that he plays wide receiver like a running back and fights for every yard. This also helps him in the run game, as he shows the ability to be an excellent blocking wideout.

His route running can be a bit more precises, but he has the athleticism and footwork to improve in that area of his game.

Crawford has good hands and wins the one-on-one battles, which is a good start while the other aspects of his game develop.

It may be a stretch to say he'll see the field early and often in year one, but Harbaugh and staff have never seemed concerned about burning redshirts if they feel a guy can contribute, so it cannot be ruled out.

Regardless, he is a good prospect and will have a chance to be a solid player for the Wolverines. I believe he is the second-best wide receiver they have taken behind Ahmir Mitchell.