Runyan Jr Earns Offer After Strong Camp

St. Joseph's (Philadelphia, Pa.) Prep '15 OL, Jon Runyan Jr. talks U-M offer and more.

ANN ARBOR--Like father, like son?

Well that could be the case soon, as Michigan offered offensive lineman Jon Runyan Jr. to be part of its 2015 class today, after participating in their team football camp. The offer came after a strong two day performance from Runyan Jr., who is heading into his junior year at St. Joseph's (Philadelphia, Pa.) Prep.

Runyan Jr., is the son of former All-Big Ten offensive lineman, Jon Runyan, who starred for the Wolverines' from 1993-95.

The offer was extended after the Michigan coaching staff brought Runyan Jr. in for some 1-on-1 time with the coaches in Schembechler hall.

"Coach (Darrell) Funk took me to the film room at Schembechler hall," he said. "It was me and two other guys and coach Funk talked to each of us individually. Then we came back and coach Funk said coach (Brady) Hoke wanted to see me. I went to see coach Hoke and we talked for like two minutes and he said he wanted to offer me."

Now that Runyan Jr. has the U-M offer, he made it clear who his favorite school is.

"I love Michigan,' he said. "I would love to play here. It's basically (the offer) I have been waiting for."

At 6-foot-3, 245-pounds, this is the first offer for Runyan Jr. and he doesn't expect to take long before making his final decision on whether or not he will be a Wolverine.

"I am going to go home and talk it over with my parents and my coach," he said. "I know Taylor Lewan, so I'm also going to talk with him. I am probably going to talk (with trusted friends and family) and make a decision … like in a week or two I think."


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