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Michigan football, Michigan State make top-9 for major four-star Ohio recruit

Michigan football, Michigan State, Penn State, and others are all finalists for a major four-star Ohio recruit in the 2024 class.

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Four-star Ohio recruit, William Satterwhite, Michigan football
Sep 24, 2022; Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA; Michigan Wolverines players celebrate in the student section after the game against the Maryland Terrapins at Michigan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans find themselves among the final nine schools vying for the commitment of a highly regarded recruit from Ohio. Today, William Satterwhite, a prominent four-star Ohio recruit in the 2024 class, unveiled his list of nine finalists, which includes notable Big Ten programs like Michigan football, Michigan State, Penn State, and others.

Satterwhite is attracting significant attention from major programs nationwide, with schools such as Georgia, Alabama, Auburn, and others also making his top nine. This development carries immense significance for the Wolverines, who currently possess the nation’s top-ranked recruiting class. However, it once again sets up a recruiting showdown between Jim Harbaugh, James Franklin, and Mel Tucker.

Michigan football, Michigan State, Penn State all make top-9 for major four-star Ohio recruit William Satterwhite

William Satterwhite, a highly sought-after four-star offensive line prospect, has garnered significant attention from numerous top-tier regional and national programs. Michigan football recruiting has shown remarkable success in luring some of Ohio’s most talented recruits, and they undoubtedly aim to continue this trend throughout the summer.

Today, Satterwhite unveiled his top nine remaining programs in his recruitment, and it includes notable figures such as Jim Harbaugh, Mel Tucker, and James Franklin, alongside a few SEC programs and others.

As a consensus four-star offensive lineman, Satterwhite holds an impressive standing in the 247 Sports composite rankings. He currently ranks as the No. 165 recruit in the 2024 class, the No. 11 offensive lineman, and the No. 6 prospect in Ohio. At present, Penn State appears to be leading the race for his commitment. However, with ample time remaining in the summer, the Wolverines have an opportunity to sway the tide in their favor. Their presence in his top nine is crucial, and as long as Michigan football remains dedicated to making up ground during the rest of the offseason, they have a chance to secure his commitment.



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Michigan football recruiting update: Brian Robinson earns new insider pick for Kentucky

A four-star Michigan football recruiting target has been linked to Kentucky with a new insider pick.

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Dec 3, 2022; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Michigan Wolverines defensive back Will Johnson (2) celebrates his second interception of the game during the second half of the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Brian Robinson, a highly sought-after four-star edge rusher in the 2024 recruiting class, has been a prominent target for the recent Michigan football recruiting efforts. Despite numerous opportunities to announce his commitment to the Maize and Blue, Robinson has not done so. Even after a recent visit with the Wolverines, he remains uncommitted. However, ahead of his official visit with the Kentucky Wildcats, a new insider prediction from ON3 suggests that Robinson is now likely to choose the SEC instead of Michigan.

Michigan football recruiting target Brian Robinson projected elsewhere

Earlier this week, we reported that there seemed to be a disconnect between Michigan football recruiting and Brian Robinson, with the young four-star target showing interest elsewhere. Now, Robinson’s focus appears to have shifted, with insider predictions pointing towards him joining Kentucky in the 2024 class. This is a noteworthy hiccup for the Wolverines, as many fans were excited about the potential of Robinson committing to the Maize and Blue, making it a hot topic within the recruiting community.

Brian Robinson, a highly regarded four-star edge rusher in the 2024 class, is ranked as one of the nation’s top recruits. According to ON3 rankings, he is ranked No. 174 overall in the nation, the 14th best edge rusher in the 2024 class, and the sixth best recruit in the state of Ohio. Michigan has been actively pursuing him, but despite the dedicated efforts of Jim Harbaugh and the coaching staff, they have been unable to secure his commitment thus far.

Wolverines’ 2024 class is stacked so far

It is worth noting that while the Wolverines certainly desired his commitment, the 2024 Michigan football recruiting class has targeted other prospects and has already secured commitments from several edge rushers. This competitiveness within the class may have contributed to Robinson’s hesitation. However, this speculation remains speculative at this point.



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Bad news for Michigan football: USC earns insider pick for No. 1 running back in the nation

Michigan football may no longer be the favorite to land the No. 1 running back in the nation.

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Oct 2, 2021; Madison, Wisconsin, USA; Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh looks on during the second quarter against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan football has been actively pursuing Taylor Tatum in their recruiting efforts for quite some time, and until recently, their prospects appeared promising. However, a new insider prediction in favor of the USC Trojans for Tatum, the No. 1 running back in the nation, has dealt a blow to the Wolverines’ hopes of securing his commitment over the summer.

Michigan football is losing its lead with No. 1 running back Taylor Tatum

Tatum’s impressive rise in the 247 Sports rankings, elevating him to the coveted position of being the No. 1 running back in the nation, generated excitement. Michigan received several new predictions suggesting that they might land Tatum, fueling anticipation within the fanbase regarding the Wolverines’ 2024 recruiting class.

Unfortunately, the situation took a turn today as USC emerged with the latest prediction for Tatum’s commitment. It is worth noting that Tatum recently visited Los Angeles for an official visit, where USC may have presented a compelling pitch during his time there.

The Wolverines may still have a shot, but USC Trojans in the lead

Despite this setback, Michigan still has a chance to sway Tatum. For a considerable period, they seemed to be leading the race or at least among the top contenders. With Tatum scheduled to visit Michigan in a few weeks for an official visit, Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines will have an opportunity to make their case. However, at present, the outlook for Michigan football is less than ideal.



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Michigan football facing crucial test with two five-star recruits this weekend

Michigan football is looking to sway two major five-star recruits this weekend

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This weekend, from June 9th to 11th, the second wave of official visits will take place in Ann Arbor. Michigan football is hoping to secure a new commitment this month and will be looking to do so during these visits. Justin Scott and Ryan Wingo are two highly sought-after five-star recruits that the Wolverines are particularly interested in. The team recognizes the importance of this weekend as it may be their final opportunity to sway these players or at least generate significant interest.

Michigan football facing crucial test with two five-star recruits this weekend

While it may not be highly likely that Michigan lands either Scott or Wingo, the fact that they still maintain solid interest from both players keeps the possibility open. Ryan Wingo, in particular, is a priority for the Wolverines due to their need for elite wide receiver talent to complement five-star quarterback Jadyn Davis, who has been a vocal leader in the recruiting class.

Justin Scott is a five-star defensive lineman from Chicago, IL, according to the ON3 rankings. Although the Miami Hurricanes have shown strong interest and are considered the favorites, official visits have the potential to influence Scott’s decision. Similarly, the Recruiting Prediction Machine heavily favors Georgia as the destination for Scott, presenting a challenge for the Wolverines in their pursuit to flip him.

Michigan football sees this weekend as their last opportunity to sway both five-star targets and challenge Georgia for the top-ranked recruiting class in the nation. Currently sitting at No. 2, the Wolverines are aware of the widening gap between first and second place as the Bulldogs continue to add more five-star recruits.

Even if Michigan football can only sway one of these two top-ranked targets, it would be a huge recruiting win for the program; arguably up there with the likes of landing Jadyn Davis earlier this year.



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