Five Stick Out for Glover-Williams

2015 Canton (OH) Mckinley ATH Eric Glover-Williams showed why he is considered one of the Midwest's top juniors at last week's Sound Mind Sound Body Academy. He is now in the process ofdoing the same in Ann Arbor. Is Michigan among his favorites?

The word was out on Eric Glover-Williams long before he took the field during Sound Mind Sound Body last week, so his attendance at the star-studded event simply confirmed what all of the fuss is about.  Most of the scouts and coaches in attendance knew he was dynamic on offense.  He managed to show them he is pretty good on defense as well.

“It was a nice experience,” Glover-Williams said afterward.  “I got to do a lot of different things. (On offense) I’m pretty quick and I like to get out in space. Give me the ball out in space and I’m going to get to the end zone. I learned a lot of different things at DB, so I was really looking forward to that.  It was a lot of learning experience.”

His performance certainly garnered attention from a number of coaches in attendance.

Recalled Glover-Williams, “I heard from Greg Mattison, I heard from Mike Vrabel, and a Michigan State Coach, but I’m not sure what his name was.”

After Sound Mind Sound Body the Wolverines quickly invited Glover-Williams to their annual summer camp.  The Canton McKinley star arrived in Ann Arbor this morning and is off to a roaring start.  But even before arrived in town today to get his latest dose of the Maize & Blue, he made it clear that he holds Michigan in very high regard.

“I like Michigan because the coaches make me feel at home,” he said.  “I want to go out there and check it out to learn and see how the players are, how practices go, and see if I can learn a lot of things I don’t know already.”

Glover-Williams already knows a great deal about Ohio State. The Buckeyes were among the earliest of his nearly 20 offers.  He also acknowledged that he grew up a fan of the Scarlet & Gray.  Does that make the home school his favorite?

“I don’t know… I kind of want to get out of Ohio,” Glover-Williams responded.  “They’re on the top five list.  I’d have to say Ohio State, Tennessee, Michigan, Michigan State, West Virginia.”

After leaving Ann Arbor the rising 2015-prospect plans to visit a few other schools on that list.

“I’m thinking about going down to (camp at) Tennessee and I’m thinking about going to (camp at) West Virginia,” he reported.  “I’m going down to (Ohio State’s) camp on the 21st.”

Those won’t be his last campus visits.  His fact-finding mission will continue during the summer and into the fall.  At that point he may have seen all he needs to see.

“I’m thinking about making a decision after my junior season, so sometime around there I’ll probably think about where I’m going to go,” said Glover-Williams.  It just depends on where I feel like I fit in the most, where I feel like I’m at home, and where I have a chance to play when I first come in.”

We’ll check in with the talented youngster after his Michigan camp experience to see how well the Wolverines measure up to those criteria.


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