"I the reason I picked GVSU is because of the coaches, the other guys on the team, and the way the campus is set up. Everything just works for me."
Hobbs was a standout on the offensive and defensive line for Meridian. He also was an All-Conference basketball player last year, but the Lakers plan to use him at only one spot.
"I will be playing offensive line, but I don't know where at yet. I won't be seeing the field until maybe my sophomore or junior year."
Hobbs is one of four current verbal commitments for the Lakers.