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Michigan football 2021 offer board update: July 3

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Michigan makes the cut for a top DB target and will continue to recruit an elite DE committed elsewhere.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 16 Michigan State at Michigan Photo by Steven King/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

A quick programming note before we get into this week’s Offer Board Update: Given how few prospects Michigan is offering at this point in the cycle and with visits canceled until Aug. 31, there just isn’t that much news going on with 2021 prospects to warrant a weekly update.

So I’m going to switch this up into a bi-weekly format to ensure each new update has enough information to be worth your time. This will start after this week and hopefully only continue until the season starts and prospects can take visits again. Fingers crossed!

This week’s update is heavy on cornerbacks, with two targets committing to other schools and one naming Michigan in their top five. Also notable is Dallas Turner committing to Alabama. Michigan still believes he will take visits in the fall and will look to get him on campus if it is able. I don’t have high hopes flipping him from the Tide, but the coaches will keep in contact.

Subtractions

Removed Tony Grimes from the board. The five-star cornerback committed to UNC on June 30.

Removed Jaylin Smith from the board. The four-star cornerback committed to USC on June 30.

Removed Naquan Brown from the board. The four-star defensive end committed to LSU on July 1.

Top Lists

Added “Yes” to Michigan being in Kamonte Grimes’ top group of schools. The three-star athlete included Michigan in his list of top five schools along with Miami, Kentucky, Maryland and Nebraska.

Added “No” to Michigan being in Malik Nabers’ top group of schools. The four-star wide receiver narrowed his top list of schools down to two: Mississippi State and Georgia.

Added “No” to Michigan being in Kelvin Gilliam’s top group of schools. The four-star defensive end narrowed his top list of schools down to 10: Penn State, Minnesota, Texas, Florida, Virginia Tech, LSU, Cal, Oklahoma, Kentucky and South Carolina.

Keeping Tabs

Noted that Dallas Turner committed to Alabama. The four-star defensive end committed to the Crimson Tide on July 1.