Mollette clearly on Michigan's radar

2015 WR Juval Mollette out of Randleman High School in North Carolina has earned the attention he is receiving through academics and athletics. He talks to GBW about Michigan, along with a few other schools that are coming after him.

First off, we'll say Juval Mollette's mother, Saullitta Woods, has kept her son on the right track in life.

"My son has earned every single thing that he has gotten through his hard work," she told GoBlueWolverine. "I told him how important that education is and he has followed through with that."

The hard work paid off with his invitation to the Under Amour All American combine, where he had a very solid performance against some of the nation's best.

"I went for the experience and to go up against the best," Mollette told GBW. "I feel like I did very well. There were a few players that caught my eye -- the competition was really good. I wanted to know personally where I stood with the top players in the country."

Having a good combine has turned up the attention not only from talent evaluators but also from college coaches. The 2015 wideout certainly has caught the eye of the Wolverine staff. He received an offer just last Thursday.

"Michigan offered me Thursday," he said. "I talked to Coach Roy Manning. He is a really cool guy and he wants me to get up there to visit. I was very excited about Michigan's offer."

The 6'5 wide out broke down five schools and talked about what he likes about them.

"Michigan- I like watching their games and how hard the coaches coach, and how hard the players get after it. I like Michigan's football program and their tradition.

"Ohio State- I watch their games. That was a good offer that I got under my belt. I I like their offense.

"North Carolina- I live an hour and a half from the campus. I have visited them a lot and I have a very good relationship with the coaches.

"Tennessee- They are a very good program, and I am happy because they were my very first SEC offer.

"Clemson- I like their offense. When I watch them I think of how I would fit in that offense."

As Juval gets a little more into his recruitment there are some attributes that he plans to look for in the programs he focuses on.

"Good academics are very important," Mollette stated. "I want to be around good coaches, particularly my position coach. Being around good players; as well as a winning program. Those are some things that are important to me." Distance will not factor into his decision at all.

Mom will be looking for a few things as well, and they don't consist solely of factors out on the football field.

"I want people around my son who want him," she said matter-of-factly. "People that want to make him a better kid. Individuals that want to make him the very best that he can be. Sports are good but what comes after it is over? Education is first and he needs to be able to excel when [football] is over."

Mollette does not shy away from hard work, whether it be in academics, football, or even a part-time job. Yes, the young man has a part-time job and still putting in work on and off the field just the way his mom wants it... working hard to get what he wants.

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