Speaight would 'Love' to visit Michigan

2016 four-star safety Tyrece Speaight discusses his interest in the Wolverines. How interested is the Akron (Ohio) St. Vincent-St. Mary standout in the Maize and Blue? Find out inside

Tyrece Speaight is coming off a strong sophomore season where he helped Akron (Ohio) St. Vincent-St. Mary win its second straight state championship.

"It was great," said Speaight, who is rated a four-star safety. "For me, I felt like I grew a ton mentally. My coach gave me a much bigger role this season and I embraced it. I was happy with how it went! I ended up with 13 receptions for 350 yards and 5 touchdowns and that was splitting time with a senior. On defense, I was third on the team in solo tackles and lead the team with four interceptions."

Speaight's success on field, has led to heighted interest on the recruiting trail as well. He said he is hearing from top schools Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State, Ohio and Akron on a regular basis.

While the Wolverines remain firmly in his upper tier of schools, Speaight says there hasn't been much talk with the U-M coaching staff as of late. However, he would like to visit Ann Arbor in the near future.

"I can't say they have recently," Speaight said on talks with Michigan. "but towards the end of the season they came to watch me and talked to me after the game. I was real happy about that.

"I would love to get up to Michigan sometime. That's a place I really want to see. So I'm trying to set something up. … One thing that i really like is that stadium -- it's huge."

Speaight said he also plans on taking visits to Penn State and Ohio this spring or summer.

As far as a decision timeline, Speaight said he plans make his final choice during the end of his junior season.

In the meantime, the 5-foot-11, 170-pound standout says he will continue to fine tune his skills this off-season.

"I am just going to keep working on my technique and craft. Really the little things, I want the get better every day."

GoBlueWolverine Intern Jacob Nye contributed to this report

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