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Looking ahead: Michigan recruiting needs in 2018

Jim Harbaugh and his staff reeled in the consensus No. 5 recruiting class int he nation in 2017, and Michigan coaches now are fully focused on the 2018 recruiting class.

On the heels of two massive classes, Michigan will look to be more selective as there will be 17 to 20 potential spots open in the 2018 recruiting cycle. Because the Wolverines have loaded up the roster with 56 players in the past two cycles, they can afford to swing for the fences with this class.

The three main areas of need for Michigan are running back, offensive line and tight end.

1. Offensive line: Michigan missed on “big-body” tackles in 2017, so it is a need for the class of 2018...

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Is This Michigan Football’s Best Recruiting Class Ever?

The 2017 Michigan recruiting class could go down as arguably the best one in school history.

While the overall class is deep and balanced, the crown jewels are the wide receivers. Michigan wanted three receivers in this class and they did themselves one better with the addition of 2016 re-recruit Brad Hawkins, who was in last year’s class but took a prep school year to get his academics in order. The wide receiver class is led by five-star Donovan Peoples-Jones – a big, physical player billed as the next great Michigan receiver. In addition to Hawkins and Peoples-Jones, Michigan also signed four-stars Tarik Black and late addition Oliver Martin. Four-star wide receiver Nico Collins is still a potential commitment for Michigan’s receivers group.

The defensive back group is strong and ...

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Teddy Greenstein Exposed His Dislike Of Harbaugh!

If you ever needed to see an example of the media being dishonest, look no further than Teddy Greenstein’s article this week on former Michigan recruit Erik Swenson.

Greenstein has been a rather unfair Harbaugh critic and the article about current Oklahoma offensive lineman Erik Swenson actually proved that Greenstein has been unfair to Harbaugh since the Wolverines pulled the longtime commit’s scholarship early last year.

Greenstein aired some pretty damning information about Michigan Head Coach Jim Harbaugh and then proceeded to backtrack with comments from Harbaugh himself.

Greenstein printed a quote from Swenson’s high school coach, Mark Molinari that was clearly revealed only to hammer away at Michigan and Harbaugh’s credibility on the recruiting trail...

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