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Michigan football lands new crystal ball for top-ranked 4-star defender

Michigan football recruiting earned another major crystal ball; this time, for four-star EDGE Dominic Nichols in the 2024 recruiting class.



Michigan football crystal ball, four-star EDGE
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Michigan football recruiting is currently on a roll, and if the newly placed crystal balls are any indication, it seems like the Wolverines have no intention of slowing down. Thus far, Jim Harbaugh has assembled the top-ranked class in the nation according to the 247 Sports composite rankings, with 16 hard commitments and counting. Among them is the highly sought-after quarterback Jadyn Davis, who stands out as the sole five-star recruit in the class. More recently, the Wolverines have garnered additional insider predictions and are now gaining traction for a significant four-star EDGE prospect in the 2024 class.

Michigan football recruiting earns new crystal ball for major four-star EDGE target Dominic Nichols

Yesterday, Michigan football recruiting earned a brand new 2024 crystal ball for four-star EDGE target Dominic Nichols, a major defensive target t for the Wolverines hailing from Oakdale High School in Maryland. The Wolverines have been thought to be the top school for a little while now, though this new insider prediction is yet another step in the right direction for Michigan football’s efforts on the recruiting trail.

According to the composite ratings, Nichols is a four-star EDGE in the 2024 class, ranking as the N0. 423 recruit nationally, the No. 31 EDGE in his class, and the No. 13 recruits in the state of Maryland. For the Wolverines, landing another huge (and yes, I mean huge) four-star in the 2024 class could be program-changing.

As I said, Nichols is a massive target… literally. He stands at 6-foot-5 and weighs in over 245 pounds; mind you, he is still yet to enter his final year of high school, so there is likely plenty more room to grow for the top-ranked EDGE recruit. So far so good for the Wolverines on his recruiting trail, and if this prediction comes true, Jim Harbaugh could have yet another commitment on his hands in the near future.

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