Frank Clark Has Great Michigan Visit

The Cleveland Glenville prospect that Michigan hosted on a large recruiting weekend caught up with GoBlueWolverine to talk his visit, who he hung out with, the time with coaches ... and where Michigan stands.

Frank Clark, an all around athlete from Cleveland (OH) Glenville, took in his last official visit this weekend to Ann Arbor to check out Michigan and everything the Wolverines had to offer.

"Without a question I had a great time at the school, and the atmosphere at Michigan was just great," Clark told GoBlueWolverine. "I just enjoyed myself and my time with coaches, and the Ravens coach (Greg Mattison) knows what he's talking about. He knows players. It's pretty big.

Michigan is huge. I've never had that feeling, the whole atmosphere of the stadium and everything."

The Big House certainly had a major impact in Clark's eyes.

"It was like a dream," Clark recalled. "It was bigger than an NFL stadium. It was like, wow, and this is huge and it's sold out every game. It's just, wow. I can definitely see myself playing in there."

Clark who had originally been offered by the old staff at Michigan, got to spend time with Brady Hoke and the new staff and had a surprising outcome.

"He made me feel more wanted actually. He told me that I was like his number one recruit and he wants me really bad. It's just a decision I'm going to have to make. They're recruiting me to play a hybrid position on defense like a safety or linebacker."

Clark also spent time with new defensive coordinator Greg Mattison, and Mattison made sure that Clark knew how badly he was wanted in Ann Arbor.

"We talked about everything. He stayed on me the whole weekend. He just kept saying we need this kid and he needs this kid on my team. The Ravens are my favorite defensive team, so when I heard the Raven's coach was coming to be the coach, I was so shocked -- it was unbelievable."

Hosting Clark was one of the Wolverines red-shirt freshmen as well as a slew of other teammates.

"I was with Cam Gordon. Denard and Devin were saying Cam and I were just alike so they were calling me Cam Jr. all weekend. They were saying if you play ball, you come here; and they wouldn't lie to me."

The time spent with the team was a big advantage for the Maize and Blue and had a profound impact on Clark himself.

"Oh yeah, most definitely. I bonded with them more than any other people on my visits."

All in all, the Wolverines put themselves in a very good spot for the chance to land Clark.

"It basically put Michigan in a position that I could choose to attend in the future."
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