'16 DL Lawrence has a Michigan offer in hand

2016 Wake Forest, N.C. DT Dexter Lawrence has already been on the receiving end a lot of attention, including from Michigan. He recently chatted with GoBlueWolverine about his early offers, his interest in Michigan, how he is trying to improve his game, and more.

It is early in the recruiting process, but Dexter Lawrence has already shown the college world that he is going to be a big time player. After amasssing 91 tackles, 11 sacks and six pass deflections during his sophomore year the Tar Heel State star has emerged as one of the top prospects in his class.

The Michigan Wolverines were among the earlist to start showing the 6-5, 290-pound defensive tackle love. After visiting his school they showed him just how serious a target he is to them by extending an offer.

"Michigan is a good football team," he told GoBlueWolverine. "They have a very good defense. I like their defensive coordinator (Greg Mattison). Michigan is a top 15 college in education and I like that. Coach Roy Manning is a good guy -- he has played the game. I feel like I can get really comfortable with him."

Michigan has joined instate schools Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State in making Lawrence a priority. Others like South Carolina, Ohio State, Florida, and Tennessee are paying a lot of attention to him now as well. He currently isn't in any rush to choose a victor among his suitors, but he does have an idea of what traits with ultimately seperate one school from all the rest.

"I am looking for a good coach that will really get after me to make me work harder and make me better," he said. "I want a head coach that will be very involved with me."

Time will tell who that coach is. For now Lawrence's primary focus is improving his game so he can achieve his goal of becoming a more dominant football player.


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