Best Guess Recruit List: WR's, QB's, RB's

With the spring evaluation period progressing, so is our 2003/04 "Best Guess Recruiting Class" list. Here is our latest Wideouts List, plus updated lists for Quarterbacks and Running Backs as well.

May 15, 2003

Note: I am trying to keep these lists as short and 'to the point' as possible. This list will be stored in the "Spotlights" section at the bottom of the main page.

Best Guess Recruiting Class List: Quarterbacks

Michigan may be looking to sign two quarterbacks this year – hopefully at least one a ‘super'.

- Chad Henne (6-3, 230 lbs., 4.6 in the 40, 3.4 GPA) West Lawn, Pa., Wilson. He attended the PSU Nike Camp (but did not get measured), where he told us his top three are: "Michigan, Tennessee, and Penn State." He plans to visit U-M in the early summer. He has a Michigan OFFER. He may make an early decision. Henne is Tom Lemming's #3 quarterback, and MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #6 dropback quarterback.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- Brian Hoyer (planned 2003 U-M camper, U-M Nike stats: 6-3, 180 lbs., 4.81 in the 40, 2 bench press reps., 29.1 inch vertical, 4.29 sec. Shuttle, 3.3 GPA) from Cleveland St. Ignatius. He attended a U-M spring practice, and the U-M Nike Camp, where he was the consensus top QB. In early March his dad told us, "We'll be there on June 15 for the start of the Michigan camp." Hoyer attended the OSU basketball game Junior Day. He also attended the U-M/Wisconsin football game last fall. Hoyer is similar to Brady Quinn last year at this time, because he has only been a starter for one year. As a junior he threw for 1,922 yards. Hoyer is a top 10 Ohio junior. He is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #10 dropback quarterback.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- Chase Patton (U-M Nike stats: 6-4.5, 200 lbs., 28.1 inch vertical, 3.7 GPA/27 ACT) from Columbia, Mo., Rock Bridge. He made an unofficial U-M visit the day after the U-M Nike Camp. He is Tom Lemming's #8 quarterback. As a junior he passed for 2,670 yards and 23 touchdowns.
GBW Interview

- Joseph Fields (TXAM Nike stats: 6-1, 215 lbs., 4.7 in the 40) from Houston Washington. After an excellent performance at the TXAM Nike Camp he told us his favorites are: "Michigan, Oklahoma and Nebraska."
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- David Wolke (6-3, 200 lbs.) from Smyrna, Tennessee. Note: he is included mainly to point out that, despite recent reports, he does not have a U-M offer. We plan to see him at the Auburn Nike Camp.

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Best Guess Recruiting Class List: Running Backs

Michigan may be looking for two running backs, and U-M quite a few strong possibilities, especially for speed backs – and especially from the Deep South.

- Greg Coleman (6-0, 205 lbs., 4.5 in the 40, 2.6 GPA) from Iowa City, Iowa, West. He attended the U-M Nike Camp, and made an unofficial visit the next day. Michigan is his leader. In 2002, he had 2,105 yards rushing and 25 touchdowns. As a defensive end, Coleman made 92 tackles and had 16 sacks. He also just qualified for the state wrestling tournament, in the 189-lb. class. He has a Michigan OFFER. Johnson is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #11 Tailback.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- Jakouri Williams (2002 U-M Camper, 5-11, 180 lbs., 4.35 in the 40) from Plaquimine, La. In late Feb. the 2002 U-M camper told us, "Right now Michigan is my number one choice. But that's not for sure. There are a few schools other schools I like too, Miami and Florida, and the home school, LSU." As a junior he ran for 1,470 yards (12.2 yards per carry) and 28 touchdowns. He has a U-M OFFER. With Williams at RB Palquemine finished10-0 each of the past two years in the regular season and 22-2 overall. Williams is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #4 running back, and Tom Lemming's #6 running back.
GBW Interview

- Max Martin (6-2, 210 lbs., 4.5 in the 40, 305-lb.bench press, 2.5 GPA/24 ACT) from Madison, Ala., Bob Jones (in the Huntsville area). He is from Chicago, and Michigan is his childhood favorite. He may be U-M's top ‘big back' recruit. In eight games as a junior, Martin rushed for 1,069 yards (7.7 yards per carry); he also caught five passes for 133 yards and four more touchdowns; on defense was an outside linebacker in five games, making 53 tackles and two sacks. He prefers running back. He is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #8 tailback.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- Derron Thomas (5-10, 193 lbs., 4.45 in the 40, 32.5-inch vertical jump, 3.6 GPA) from Reserve, La., East St. John. He reportedly has a U-M OFFER. As a junior for 8-2 East St. John he rushed for 1,589 yards (10.7 yards per carry) and 20 touchdowns. He is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #8 running back.
GBW Interview

- Brandon Jackson (6-0, 200+ lbs., 4.45 in the 40, 10.6 100m, 400-lb. bench press, academics?) from Horn, Mississippi (Memphis Tenn. Area). Michigan is his favorite. As a junior he rushed for 1,738 yards and 28 touchdowns, and was named first team All-State. He's from Detroit and grew up a Michigan fan; but he does not have an offer as yet. He is Tom Lemming's #13 running back.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- Markus Manson (6-0, 195 lbs., 3.3 GPA) from Tuscaloosa, Ala., Hilcrest. He has family in Detroit. As a junior he rushed for 1,910 yards and 18 touchdowns. Alabama and Michigan were his early favorites. He is Tom Lemming's #12 running back.
GBW Interview

- Andrew Johnson (PSU Nike stats: 5-10 1/2, 200 lbs., 4.22 in the 40, 36.6 inch vertical jump, 2.3 GPA) from Pittsburgh, Pa., North Hills. He plans to visit U-M in the early summer. As a sophomore he ran for 1,690 yards and scored 23 touchdowns despite missing two games due to an ankle injury. In his junior year, he suffered a high ankle sprain in the second game of the season, and was limited to running for 700 yards and eight touchdowns. He won the Pa. Indoor Track Meet with a time of 6.90 seconds in the 60 meter dash. Johnson is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's top Running Back. He is Tom Lemming's #19 running back.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- Tony Temple (5-10, 195 lbs., 10.5 100 meters, 295-lb. bench press, 3.0 GPA) from Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst High School. As a junior he rushed for 2.035 yards and 35 touchdowns, leading his team to a 13-0 season and a state championship. He reportedly has a U-M OFFER, and is one of MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's early top four Running Backs. He is Tom Lemming's #11 running back.
GBW Interview

- Justin Hoskins (planned 2003 U-M Camper, U-M Nike stats: 5-10, 183 lbs.,4.41 in the 40 {2nd best in camp}, 4.10 shuttle, 33.4 inch vertical 19 bench press reps. … 330-lb. bench press, 3.0 GPA) from Grand Rapids, Mich., Creston. His coach told Jim S, "He said something to me about possibly liking Michigan and Notre Dame, but he also mentioned Purdue and an openness to going south. Michigan is aware of him. He has no offers yet (as of mid-Feb.)." As a junior he rushed 202 times for 1,613 yards (8.0 avg.) and 18 touchdowns in 10 games. Justin won the Division 1 state championship in the long jump as a sophomore with a leap of 23-0.75.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

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Wide Receivers

- Michigan Commitment #1: Morgan Trent (STAN Nike stats: 6-1, 180 lbs., 4.41 in the 40, 3.88 sec. shuttle, 35.3 vertical jump, 15 bench press reps.) from Orchard Lake St. Mary's.
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GBW Interview
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GBW Interview

- Adrian Arrington (2002 U-M Camper, U-M Nike stats: 6-4, 177 lbs., 4.5 in the 40, 32.4 inch vertical, 4.28 sec. Shuttle … 3.5 GPA) from Cedar Rapids, Ia., George Washington. He attended the U-M Nike Camp, and made an unofficial visit the next day. Michigan is his leader and he has a U-M OFFER. He is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #3 flanker and Tom Lemming's #5 receiver.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- WR/DB Cameron Colvin (STAN Nike stats: 6-1, 188 lbs., 4.31 in the 40, 3.85 shuttle, 32.4 inch vertical, 13 bench press reps. … 2.3 GPA) from Concord, Calif., DeLaSalle. As a junior he caught 14 passes for 405 yards (28.9 yards per catch) and four touchdowns. U-M is his favorite and has a U-M OFFER. He was the Stanford Nike MVP. He is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #10 wide receiver and Tom Lemming's #11 receiver.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- Dwayne Jarrett (6-4, 205 lbs.,4.4 in the 40, 38-inch vertical jump) from New Brunswick, N.J. U-M and Pitt are reportedly his early leaders. As a junior he caught 40 passes for 956 yards and 17 touchdowns; as a DB he made six interceptions. He is Tom Lemming's #2 receiver.

- Fred Davis (U-M Nike stats: 6-3.5, 200 lbs., 4.59 in the 40, 12 bench press reps., 30.5 inch vertical, 4.17 sec. shuttle) from Toledo Oh., Rogers. He is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #5 flanker and Tom Lemming's #3 receiver.

- Lavelle Hawkins (STAN Nike stats: 5-11, 165 lbs., 4.41 in the 40) from Stockton, Calif., Edison.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

- Nikita Stovar (6-2, 190 lbs.) from Hartselle, Ala. Michigan is in his top 5. He is Tom Lemming's #8 receiver.

- Michael Bell (planned 2003 U-M Camper, U-M Nike stats:5-11, 172 lbs., 4.60 in the 40, 9 bench press reps., 32.4 inch vertical, 4.29 sec. shuttle) from Shaker Heights, Oh. (Cleveland area). He attended the OSU basketball game junior day, and plans to attend the U-M Nike Camp. In mid-April his coach told us, "I think Michigan is his LEADER right now." He wants to make a summer decision. Bell is MaxEmfingerRecruiting.com's #4 wide receiver and Tom Lemming's #22 receiver.
GBW Interview
GBW Interview
GBW Interview

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