When you have a chance to be recruited by your instate schools it means something to you as a player, Dalvin Tomlinson is being looked at heavily by both Georgia Tech and Georgia.
"Both schools are recruiting me at this time," he told GoBlueWolverine. "But staying close to home as far as choosing a school is not a factor for me."
The 6-3, 270 pound DE, Scout.com's #235 prospect, does have an idea of what he is looking for as he moves deeper into the recruiting process.
"I want a school with good academics; I am looking for a defensive line coach I can communicate with; and I would like to have players on my team that can challenge me in practice to make me better."
The Michigan Wolverines is one of those schools that he clearly has an interest in—and, it is because of one person that he sees Michigan in such a positive light.
"My brother LaBronzo. So to have me sit down with him and watch Michigan football games—he is a big fan of Michigan."
With his brother introducing him to Michigan, Dalvin has had someone from the coaching staff reacquaint him with the Wolverines.
"I talked with Coach Montgomery and he said how I could influence the defensive line with my play. I have a lot of interest in Michigan. They have a very good academic program I am trying to get up there to visit."
Dalvin is an outstanding student, carrying a 3.9 GPA while taking AP courses in Chemistry, Calculus and English. He will be taking his ACT test in August.
Tomlinson is a two-sport star as he is a two time wrestling state champ. He says, "Wrestling helps me in football with my hands as well as my hip movement."
He has no favorites but he does have an idea about when he will announce his decision to choose a college.
"I will cut my list down later this month, and then possibly make a decision at the end of my football season."
GA DE Tomlinson has interest in Michigan
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