On Saturday, Dunaway showcased his talents at the Elite Big Man Camp in Wixom, Mich., and in the process proved why he is getting looked as a preferred walk on for some notable programs throughout the country.
"All the Ivy league schools have come in a talked to me," he said. "Michigan has been recruiting me. Notre Dame and Stanford are talking about a preferred walk-on (spot). All three of those schools have came in and talked to me. I have been talking to some MAC schools, and there is offer potential (there)."
Dunaway has already been on multiple visits to Michigan and plans on camping for U-M's football camp this June. And the comfort level is already there with the Wolverines, Dunaway said, who grew up a fan of the Maize & Blue.
"I grew up a huge Michigan fan," he said. "My dad played there. It's always where I wanted to go. Now that I am talking to other schools, I see that other schools are just as good. But when I talk to coach Mattison, the situation they have right now is, they are not taking a weak side defensive end in their 2015 class. And that's what I translate into their defense. So he said I have the opportunity to earn a scholarship once I get there. I trust his word on that."
At 6-foot-2, 225-pounds, Dunaway brings many intangibles to the table as a defensive end.
"No 1, I think is my high motor," he said. "I never stop during a play. And then probably my first step is another strength. I can beat the offensive lineman to his spot and turn the corner."
This summer Dunaway says he also plans on camping at Notre Dame, and will be taking campus visits to Yale and Penn.
In the end, Dunaway says he will end up at school with high academic standards.
"I would say it's going to be between an Ivy league school and a Michigan or Stanford," he said. "Another thing that is a big deal to me, which kind of makes it a strong situation for Yale, Penn and Michigan, I want to know guys going in. I kind of want to go in and have a family atmosphere."