Draper Talks U-M Camp Experience

Cleveland Glenville 2015 linebacker, Matt Draper discusses U-M camp, his other visits and more.

ANN ARBOR--Cleveland Glenville 2015 linebacker Matt Draper came to the Michigan football camp last week and was came away impressed after his camp experience.

"Well it's huge," Draper said, on Michigan's football faculties. "I didn't know it was this big. I like working with (Michigan linebackers coach Mark Smith,) too. He was a nice guy. We were talking about my technique. He was really helping me out. It has open my to eyes (on attending Michigan.)"

At 6-foot-1, 200-pounds, Draper was mostly a back up and special teams contributor for Glenville last season. While he probably would've started at most schools in the state, Glenville has one of the more talented rosters around. Despite the lack of playing time, he still holds offers from Louisville, Cincinnati and Kentucky, who have taken notice of his No. 1 attribute as a player.

"I think I bring speed definitely," he said. "I am a speed linebacker."

Along with Draper's camp experience at Michigan, he will also being camping at Michigan State and Ohio State this summer.

"I am looking at the facilities on my visits," he said. "That's one of my major factors."

In the meantime, Draper is looking forward to having a huge junior season.

"I'm just working on being more patient and learning my assignments. I'm trying to take my team to states too."

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