"I'm looking to narrow it down to a top five after spring," said McGraw, who was offered by the Michigan Wolverines today. "Coach Roy Manning had told me Michigan would probably offer, but I hadn't talked with him in a while.
Michigan and Ohio State, which offered last week, signed running backs from John Curtis a couple of decades ago: Chris Howard (Wolverines) and Jonathan Wells (Buckeyes).
Ohio State called McGraw yesterday, the initial day that college coaches are allowed to phone prospects.
"Urban Meyer and Everett Withers let me know how high I am on their board at Ohio State," McGraw said. "They can't wait to get me up to campus, and said they'd be down here soon. It made me feel good that they spent their one call to me on the first day, and I love the fact that I'm at the top of their board."
Three more schools have already called McGraw.
McGraw departs Thursday for Oregon.
"I'm leaving at 6:00 A.M.," he said. "I'm looking forward to talking with the coaching staff and the players who will be my future teammates if that's where I sign, like DeAnthony Thomas and Dior Mathis."
McGraw will return out west later this month to check out the Bruins.
"We're visiting UCLA for sure," he said, "and hope to visit USC, although that's still up in the air. During the summer I want to visit Michigan, Ohio State, Arizona and Texas, and USC if we don't go this time."
Teammates Dupre and Kenny Young are expected to accompany McGraw to Los Angeles.
He was named to Chad Simmons' All-Camp Defense team following last weekend's Memphis NFTC.
"I stood out in position drills," McGraw stated. "The coaches said I had the best technique out there. I was jamming receivers at the line. On one play, I got tripped up by a receiver's legs, but recovered, got up and caught the pick.
"In the 7-on-7 I played free safety and the 'star' nickel position."
McGraw enjoyed playing alongside North Little Rock (Ark.) CB Kavin Alexander, who recorded the second-highest SPARQ rating ever.
"I give all the credit (for my success) to Coach J.T. (Curtis), Coach Jeff (Curtis), Coach Johnny (Curtis) and Coach Tommy (Fabacher)," he said.