Fisher Searching for Right Fit

For months Traverse City (MI) West offensive lineman Jake Fisher knew he would spend his collegiate future in Ann Arbor. Now, though, he is not so sure.

The coaching turnover at Michigan has turned recruiting upside down for Traverse City West standout Jake Fisher.  The four-star line prospect went from a solid commitment, to a soft commitment that was weighing his options against the new Michigan scenario, to a youngster for which the Maize & Blue no longer has preferred status.

"Right now everybody is pretty much the same," said Fisher regarding his list of suitors.  "Everybody is the same right now."

Fisher delivered the news directly Brady Hoke, then Michigan's headman immediately made it clear that getting the versatile athlete back in the fold is a major priority.

"(Hoke) understood (Fisher's decision to open up his recruitment)," he said.  "I'm starting off new relationships with everybody (at Michigan) really.  He just told me what he wanted to do with the program and where he was taking it. They're actually coming up tomorrow (to talk further)."

Florida is also scheduled to stop by tomorrow.  After what Fisher described as a "good" visit to Michigan State this weekend, he is anxious to branch out a little further get down to Gainesville next weekend.  The following weekend he will venture out west to Oregon.  For the moment he is keeping his decision criteria to the vest, but he insists that distance will not be a factor. 

Once he returns home from his final visit he plans to weigh all the pros and cons from each trip before bringing his recruitment to its final end.

"I'm not sure if (the decision) is going to be on signing day or before that," he said.   "I'll probably have another press conference and do it that way again."

GoBlueWolverine will have more on Fisher in the coming weeks.


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