Fisher Takes in Big Chill

Traverse City (Mich.) offensive tackle Jake Fisher has been committed to Michigan since the summer, and saw several games at the Big House this year, but none like yesterday's hockey game. He also got to see his future team practice.

Jake Fisher saw several Michigan home games this year, so he is no stranger to the Big House, but yesterday's Big Chill hockey game was unique to him as well as the rest of the Michigan faithful.

"I thought it was really cool," Fisher said. "I haven't been to a Michigan hockey game, so it was pretty sweet. We only stayed for a little bit though. About two [periods]."

Part of Fisher's weekend visit was getting to see the Wolverine football team that he will be a part of next year, practice and prepare for their January 1st date with Mississippi State in the Gator Bowl.

"Yeah, went to two practices and hung out with them a little bit. They're looking good, practicing for bowl game. They're excited and ready to get down there."

Fisher says in talking to the coaching staff this weekend, there was nothing new, just reconnecting. The plan is still for him to come in in June and work as an offensive tackle even though he played tight end and defensive end in high school.

He also got to speak with Ogemaw Heights offensive lineman Anthony Zettel, who he met earlier in the year. Zettel is one of the state's top uncommitted prospects, and while he and Fisher have become fast friends, Jake is careful not to push anything.

"Yeah, we talked a little bit, hung out couple minutes. I talked to him to see what his picks are, but let him do his own thing."

As a senior, Fisher was a Dream Team selection on the defensive line after making 68 tackles (eight for loss), one forced fumble, and two interceptions (one for a touchdown). He caught 13 passes for 164 yards and a touchdown on offense.


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