Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines Invade South Florida for Camp Season

A flurry of Power Five programs made the journey down to Boca Raton, Florida to camp with Florida Atlantic on Monday, including the Michigan Wolverines.

The Michigan Insider's Sam Webb contributed to this article


Joe Milton showed up to surprise Jim Harbaugh and QB coach and pass game coordinator, Pep Hamilton. Milton was fresh off of competing in the Elite 11 finals, but was not one of the 12 selections to The Opening.

Milton said he needs to work on his mechanics, and spent a great deal of time doing so by getting coached up by Hamilton. His footwork and release point received a lot of attention, but he also met RG3 and soaked up a lot of advice on improving his game.

He may be up in Michigan in the next couple for one of the camps, but is aiming for the Aerial Assault on the 17th.

Milton, who will be tagged as a four-star prospect in the near future, passes the eye test and does a nice job of changing speeds with the football. He sometimes has to tendency to dip his shoulder when going through his follow-through, resulting in some low throws, but possesses the arm to make all the throws needed.


Jordan Battle received a lot of attention from the Michigan coaches; Don Brown in particular seemed to spend a lot of time with him. Battle referred to Brown as "The Great Don Brown," and said he likes the way Michigan's scheme relies upon aggressive play in the secondary.

Michigan is in his top 10, as is Tennessee, who also showed him a lot of love.

Battle said he will try to get to one of Michigan's camps in the next couple of weeks. Next week is going to be tough because he already paid for Florida's camp, but he may try to get out of it so he can travel to other camps, including Michigan's.


Stanley Garner said he will visit Michigan this summer. This is another one who seemed to soak up the interest, and called his Michigan offer "big-time," but others were showing love too, including Oregon, who offered after camp.

Alabama and Florida recently stepped up to the plate with offers as well. Garner, who is equipped with undeniable length, is a bigger cornerback who does a nice job of sinking his hips and flashing a burst out of his backpedal. He has to continue to strengthen up his frame and season up his technique, but certainly has a high ceiling.

Garner has no favorites at this time.


Tyler Harrell, who is slated for a big bump in the rankings after landing close to 20 offers just this offseason, was a receiver who received a great deal of attention. The kid came without a helmet and balled out in front of multiple staffs.

Michigan wants him to come up to camp, and he said he may do that. He also is trying to visit both Michigan and Syracuse by the end of this month. This is a sure-handed receiver who does a nice job of bursting out of his break and setting a target for the quarterback. Harrell is crafty and does a good job of slipping away from defensive backs and finding his spot in the defense.

This young man is having an offseason to remember.


William Barnes, a Scout 300 offensive tackle, made the trek down to Boca Raton, along with teammate Ed Montilus, but both prospects were just there as spectators. The Wolverines wasted no time offering and remain in the picture, but Barnes is taking a wait-and-see approach with the likes of FloridaOhio State and North Carolina hoping to make the cut as well.

Barnes and his Apopka (Fla.) teammates are in the midst of a college bus tour, but overall, keep an eye on the Gators here.


The 2019 defensive tackle had the opportunity to chop it up with a number of Michigan coaches once the camp was all wrapped up, including defensive coordinator Don Brown. Davis returned to Central Florida without a Michigan offer to consider, but the Wolverines hope to see him at one of their camps by the end of summer.

Davis, who claims no leaders, was also offered by Tennessee on Monday evening. FloridaOhio StateOregon and North Carolina are some of the additional schools that have already offered Davis.


This fast-rising recruit was one of the few kids who scooped up a Wolverines offer prior to calling it a night. Bogle, a 2019 defensive end, is a rangy kid who did a nice job of utilizing his athleticism against some of the more heavy-footed offensive linemen. He flashed a good burst at the snap of the ball, and then showed relentlessness when turning the corner in one-on-ones.

Bogle is also athletic enough to scoot back to outside linebacker if needed so.

ClemsonFloridaFlorida StateMiami (Fl) and LSU are some of the additional schools that have dished out offers to Bogle.


It was back on May 23 when AlabamaFloridaMichiganOhio State and Auburn all offered 2019 defensive lineman, Braylen Ingraham, who was also a hot commodity among coaches at Monday's camp.

Greg Mattison showed a whole lot of interest once the camp kicked into gear, and that continued throughout the evening as well. Oregon was previously labeled as the front-runner in his recruitment, but the Fort Lauderdale native is just taking everything in with still two years of high school left on his plate.

Ingraham was also sporting a Michigan backpack prior to diving into all the action.

Braylen Ingraham (Photo by Corey Bender)
Braylen Ingraham (Photo by Corey Bender)

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