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Michigan football 2021 offer board update: March 6th

Keeping track of the latest changes on Michigan’s recruiting board

NCAA Football: Maryland at Michigan Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

In case you haven’t noticed, we recently added a 2021 Football Recruiting Offer Board page under the recruiting tab in the top header, along with a bunch of other useful resources. I created this board as a way to keep track of the prospects Michigan offered throughout the 2021 cycle as I was writing the position previews and store relevant recruiting information all in one place.

Since a college team’s recruiting board is constantly changing with new offers, commitments to other schools, visits, and more, we’re introducing a new weekly series on the site. This weekly offer board update will briefly go through what information has been added to the document, so you can stay up to date with the status of prospects Michigan has offered.

Here’s what’s happened in the past week and a half since the board has been added to the site:

Additions

  • Added Jay Toia to the defensive tackle board. Michigan offered Toia on February 21st, but I didn’t add him initially because he was already committed to USC. However, after the four-star said that Michigan will receive an official visit, I added him as a candidate that could be flipped.
  • Added Xavier Worthy to the wide receiver board. The three-star from Fresno, California, picked up an offer from the Wolverines on February 28th.
  • Added Derek Wilkins to the defensive end board. The four-star from Rancho Santa Margarita, California, received his offer on March 3rd.
  • Added Jantzen Dunn to the athlete board. The four-star from Bowling Green, Kentucky, picked up his Michigan offer on March 4th. At 6-foot-2, 178 pounds, Dunn could project to the defensive backfield in college.

Subtractions

  • Removed Gage Wilcox from the board. The four-star tight end committed to in-state Florida on February 28th.
  • Removed Keeshawn Silver from the defensive end board. The four-star prospect committed to UNC on March 3rd.

Visits

Added visit dates of 3/1/20 for these offered prospects:

Un-offered 2021 prospects who were also in attendance include:

Added visit date of 3/6/20 for California four-star TE Brock Bowers.

Top Group Updates

  • Added “Yes” to Michigan being in Khari Gee’s top group of schools. The four-star safety announced his top ten of Twitter that included Michigan, Clemson, LSU, Georgia, Florida, Penn State, Oregon, Auburn, USC, and Oklahoma
  • Added “No” to Michigan being in Dakota Mitchell’s top group of schools. The three-star safety excluded Michigan from his list of top six schools, instead choosing Miami, Georgia, LSU, Clemson, Alabama, and Florida.
  • Added “Yes” to Michigan being in Rocco Spindler’s top group of schools. Unsurprisingly, the top in-state target included Michigan in his list along with Ohio State, LSU, Tennessee, Notre Dame, Penn State, Oklahoma, Alabama, Arizona State, and Florida.
  • Added “Yes” to Michigan being in Dallas Turner’s top group of schools. The Florida four-star linebacker included Michigan in his list along with South Carolina, Penn State, Alabama, Georgia, Miami, Ohio State, Oregon, Florida State, and Florida.
  • Added “Yes” to Michigan being in Dekel Crowdus’ top group of schools. The Kentucky four-star wide receiver included Michigan in his list along with Baylor, Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio State, Virginia Tech, Texas, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, and South Carolina.
  • Added “Yes” to Michigan being in Deshauwn Alleyne’s top group of schools. The Florida four-star linebacker included Michigan in his list along with Auburn, Penn State, Nebraska, and Kentucky.

Miscellaneous

  • Updated composite score, overall ranking, and position ranking for most prospects. ESPN released their top 300 last week, causing some shuffling in the rankings of players.
  • Removed the note saying Greg Crippen is committed to Notre Dame. The four-star offensive guard decommitted from the Fighting Irish on March 4th and received a Crystal Ball for Michigan soon after.