Kids spotted and not spotted. Note: kids not covered below were not necessarily not there, they were just not spotted on the first day.
Defensive Linemen (the strongest position at this year's camp?). Three great looking recruits were in attendance:
- Chris Rogers (U-M commitment, 6-3, 240 lbs., 4.7 40, 340-lb. bench press, 3.3 GPA/950 SAT) from Wexford, Pa., North Allegheny (in western Pa.).
- Will Johnson (U-M Nike stats: 6-4.5, 278 lbs, 5.15 40, 30 bench press reps., 27.9 inch vertical, 4.56 sec. Shuttle … 425 lb. Bench press 3.8 GPA/qualified) from Lake Orion, Mich.
- Alan Branch (US Army Combine stats: 6-6, 300 lbs., 5.2 in the 40, 4.65 in the shuttle, 2.5 GPA/17 ACT) from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Cibola. Alan has been hobbled slightly by a stress fracture in his shin.
- Not there until later in the week: Ryan Baker (6-6, 235 lbs., 4.9 in the 40, 3.5 GPA) from Indianapolis, Ind., Bishop Chatard.
- Not there, may come later in the week: A.Q. Shipley (Vir. Tech Nike stats: 6-2, 290 lbs. … 375 lb. Bench press, 4.9 in the forty, 3.0 GPA. 950 SAT) from Coraopolis, Penn., Moon High School.
- Josh Hunt (6-3, 245 lbs., 4.8 in the 40) from Jackson, Mich, Lumen Christi
- Joe Bozikovich (6-2, 265 lbs.) from Portland, Ore., Wilson.
- Alex Mitchell (Planned 2003 U-M Camper, (U-M Nike stats: 6-6, 317 lbs., 5.69 in the 40, 24 bench press reps., 5.09 sec. shuttle, 20.0 inch vertical) from Bay City, Mich., Central.
- Shane Canterbury (6-6, 345 lbs.) from Pigeon Forge, Tenn. prospect.
- Grant DeBenedictis (2002 U-M Camper, 6-3, 260 pounds) from Boca Raton, Fla., St. Andrews Prep.
- DeMarco Hughes (6-3, 270 lbs.) from Detroit MacKenzie.
- Chauncey Incarnato (6-5, 270 lbs.) from
- Blake Botek (6-3, 300 lbs.) from Grand Ledge, Mich.
- Not there (will he come later in the week?): Jeray Chatham (6-4, 265 lbs., 4.9 in the 40, 375-lb. bench press) from Spring-Westfield, Texas.
- Brian Hoyer (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.
- Peaking ahead perhaps? Freshman Wolverine OC Mark Bihl had in tow his close friend and rising junior quarterback Miles Schleister, nephew of former OSU great Art Art Schliester. The Bihls and Art Schliester both hail from Washington Court House in Southern Ohio.
Roger Allison (U-M Nike stats: 6-1 1/2, 229 lbs., 27 bench press reps.) from Lake Orion, Mich. Worked out at FB. It can be expected that he will also work out at ILB.
Running back/fullback George Bell (5-11, 225 lbs., 4.5 in the 40, 365 lb. Bench press, 2.5 GPA) from Fayetteville, N.C., Jack Britt. Not in attendance even though a Jack Britt Coach is coaching at the camp. Bell is visiting his father in Calif. this week.
Mike Hart (5-10 185 lbs., 4.5 in the 40, 3.75 GPA/1030 SAT) from Nedrew, N.Y., Onondaga. An Onadaga coach is coaching at the camp; Hart will be coming later in the week.
Jamar Adams (2001 U-M Camper, V-Tech Nike stats: 6-2 1/2,193 lbs., 4.13 sec. Shuttle, 33.2 inch vertical jump … 3.2 GPA/940 SAT) from Matthews, N.C., Butler.
- Not there: Charles Stewart (U-M Nike stats: 6-1 1/2, 188 lbs., 4.47 in the 40) from Farmington Hills, Mich., Harrison.
- OLB Jamaal Gause (6-3, 210 lbs.) from Harper Woods, Mich., Trinity.
- ILB Tyrell Sales (6-2, 220 lbs., 4.7 in the 40, good student) from Butler, (in Western) Pa.
- ILB Carthion Bibbs (6-1, 220 lbs.) from Saginaw, Mich.
- Not spotted (will he come later in the week?): Marcus Freeman (U.S. Army Combine stats: 6-2, 225 lbs, 4.66 in the 40, 4.22 shuttle, 30-inch vertical jump, 28 bench press reps. of 185 lbs. ... U-M Nike stats: 6-1, 235, 4.62 in the 40, 4.37 sec. shuttle, 32.4 inch vertical, 25 bench press reps. … 430-pound bench press, 575 lb. Squat, 3.6 GPA/18 ACT/990 SAT) from Huber Heights, Ohio, Wayne.
- Jamarko Simmons (U-M Nike stats: 6-2, 207 lbs., 4.58 in the 40, 4.4 sec. shuttle) from Flint, Mich., Central.
- Not spotted (will he come later in the week?): 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.
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