Michigan football recruiting visitor list for the Illinois game

The Michigan Wolverines have had higher visitor lists by way of total expertise this season for the Penn State and Michigan State video games. However, this weekend’s list is concentrated extra on the 2023 class than the different two.

This list can be very heavy on defensive again prospects, which is required since they don’t have one of their class but. You’ll additionally discover a few prospects dedicated to a different Big Ten college.

2023 Official Visitors

Pebblebrook (GA) three-star S Tyler Scott – No. 630 total, No. 57 S

Scott is a senior-season riser that has picked up a boatload of Power 5 affords this fall. Michigan supplied in late October, and getting considered one of his official visits does present a excessive degree of curiosity.

However, Scott’s different official visits have been to Auburn and Texas with Alabama on deck after Michigan’s. He additionally took an unofficial to Tennessee, which earned the solely Crystal Ball prediction for Scott shortly after.

Brother Rice (IL) three-star DL Roderick “Trey” Pierce – No. 736 total, No. 80 DL

While the Wovlerins have an ideal group of edge prospects to hitch their class, they’re nonetheless trying so as to add some inside defensive linemen to hitch them. The 6-foot-3, 290-pound Pierce suits the invoice as Mike Elston works arduous to flip him from Wisconsin.

This journey from Pierce is a brief turnaround from his final go to for the Michigan State game. This time it’s an official go to, so Michigan will be capable to pay much more consideration to him and make a flip a actuality.

Princeton (OH) three-star LB Breeon Ishmael – No. 863 total, No. 72 lbs

Ishmail has been a prospect of curiosity for the employees for some time now however with him making an official go to this weekend it seems to be to be a transparent indicator that he has turn into a take for Michigan. It will most likely take a while to develop Ishmail as he was initially considered as a large receiver, however he holds a ton of upside.

Other affords for Ishmail embrace Cincinnati, Iowa State, Kentucky, Louisville, Pitt, Purdue, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Ishmail is a candidate to commit this weekend since he has no different official visits deliberate as of now.

2023 Unofficial Visitors

Kankakee (IL) four-star CB Jayaire Hill – No. 203 total, No. 26 CB

There’s not a lot else the Wolverines can do to win Hill over in spite of everything the visits he is made to Michigan throughout his recruitment. Illinois faltering down the stretch ought to assist Michigan’s case, however he simply took a visit to Florida final weekend and UCLA can be making a run.

At this level, it looks like Hill is trying for a cause not to decide on Michigan, however possibly a dominant win over his in-state college can sway him.

Dunbar (FL) three-star S Shawn Russ – No. 459 total, No. 43 S

Russ is an fascinating prospect as a result of he was initially ranked a lot greater as a mid-four star earlier than being repeatedly dropped in the rankings. He dropped down Michigan’s board as effectively, however he nonetheless included the Wolverines in his high three earlier this fall. After first saying he would announce his dedication Nov. 4, Russ pushed the date again to the twenty first and mentioned he would go to Michigan and Louisville, one other considered one of his finalists.

It’s nonetheless not clear if Russ is a take for Michigan, particularly with all of the rising prospects at defensive again the employees is now going after. But if the employees will get their eyes on Russ and like what they see, it would not be a tricky battle to win.

Winton Woods (OH) three-star CB Cameron Calhoun – No. 483 total, No. 48 CB

Calhoun has been dedicated to each West Virginia and Cincinnati earlier than opening up his recruitment from the Bearcats earlier this week. An official go to to Kentucky is what spurred that improvement in his recruitment, with even just a few Crystal Balls for the Wildcats coming in after the go to.

However, the Wolverines will get their probability to impress Calhoun on an unofficial go to this weekend. They also can get him up for an official go to following the season, which can assist because it looks as if he’s majorly swayed by no matter college he is visited final.

Marist (IL) three-star DL Jamel Howard – No. 1,229 total, No. 133 DL

Howard was as soon as in the identical Wisconsin class as Pierce, however simply reopened his recruitment yesterday. With his go to to Michigan on deck proper after the decommitment, it is shaping up properly for the Wolverines, and Crystal Balls have even began to come back in. Helping Michigan’s case is Jimmy Rolder, who attended the identical highschool as Howard final 12 months.

Chaney (OH) three-star S D’Juan Waller – No. 1,582 total, No. 134 S

Waller was a Toledo commit with just some MAC affords earlier than receiving one from West Virginia. He then opened up his recruitment and Michigan jumped in a few weeks later. Just just a few days in the past, Kentucky additionally supplied, giving him three Power 5 affords to contemplate. Unless he earns extra affords, Michigan must be the simple selection if he is a taker.


Fitch (OH) four-star edge Brian Robinson – No. 127 total, No. 12 edges

This shall be the third gameday go to of the season for Robinson, as Michigan clearly sits in the driver’s seat for the four-star prospect. The traditional caveats for an Ohio recruit nonetheless maintain however that is one Steve Clinkscale’s connections in Youngstown ought to assist overcome. Robinson might be the subsequent addition to Michigan’s 2024 class.

KIPP Columbus (OH) unranked WR Jeremiah Watkins

Michigan has been evenly concerned this 12 months with prospects from KIPP Columbus, a brand new constitution college in Ohio, however have not gone all-in on one but. Watkins solely holds a Bowling Green supply proper now but additionally has curiosity from Purdue and Kentucky.


Lipscomb Academy (TN) unranked OL Amir Leonard-Jean Charles

Although he’s not ranked but, Charles seems to be like he’ll be considered one of the high prospects in his class with affords from Auburn, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisville and Ole Miss this early on. It wouldn’t be shocking in any respect to see Michigan throw its hat in the ring this weekend.

West Bloomfield (MI) unranked WR Elisha Durham

With West Bloomfield pumping out Power 5 expertise because of the infrastructure created by Ron Bellamy, it seems to be like Durham might be considered one of the subsequent in the pipeline. He holds an early supply from Central Michigan.

Roseville (MI) unranked WR Eric Slater

Another native underclassman large receiver, Slater already holds FBS affords from Indiana and Central Michigan.

Pickerington (OH) unranked WR Preston Bowman

Yet one other 2025 receiver making a visit to Ann Arbor this weekend, Bowman has two affords to his title up to now — Kentucky and Miami (OH). He is being recruited by Steve Clinkscale and Ron Bellamy.

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