Daren Kitchen, a 6'1" 170 pound cornerback prospect from Vandebilt Catholic in Houma, Louisiana, has started his senior season off the right way.
"It's been going good," Kitchen told
2-1 right now, so it's started off pretty good.
Right now I have 19 tackles, 4 breakups and 1 interception for a
Kitchen, who has long since had the Wolverines out front
even without a written offer, says that might be on the way quite
"It's like a verbal offer, for a while now. Coach Fred is telling me that Coach
to look through my tape some more. I
actually talked to him and he thinks on my film he thinks he's seen all he
needs to see. I'm supposed to be talking
to him again about that."
The Wolverines hot start has certainly caught the Pelican State prospect eyes,
and it has been
"So far I'm really proud of the way they've started
off. Some people doubted them and I'm
glad to see that they're doing the opposite.
I like that they play a lot of people in coverage. They're giving everyone a
chance to come in
and play, even if it's just as a nickel.
That's a good thing to look at."
out front for so long, especially without an offer, has been a bit rough on
Kitchen. Yet, again, the blazing start Michigan has roared too
has eased that pressure that Kitchen has felt.
"I've always liked Michigan
for a long time. I always felt they were
more like a school form down south. When
coach first started following me and coming down to see me… I wouldn't say I
was real surprised, but since that day I started having good seasons since my
sophomore season when he started seeing me.
I would say it's like a dream offer because everyone knows Michigan and you
see them on TV. I always liked Charles Woodson, and to go to the school he went to and play the same position that
would be great. Now that they're back,
it's kind of easier to be in with them and keep them as my favorite."
Michigan Still Out Front For Kitchen
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