Weber 'Believes' in Nussmeier's Approach

Detroit Cass Tech 2015 RB Mike Weber updates his recruitment with Michigan, gives his thoughts on offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, his next visit to Michigan's campus, his top-five, decision timeline and more.

DETROIT – Michigan's ongoing relationship with Mike Weber continues to get stronger week after week since the hiring of offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier. Earlier this week, Nussmeier made his way down to Detroit Cass Tech to check-in on Weber and make it known to the four-star running back that he can be successful in Michigan's downhill running scheme.

And whatever Nussmeier is saying to Weber – it seems to be working.

"He really let me know a lot of things that I want to hear," Weber said on conversation with Nussmeier. "As far as what he can do if I came to Michigan. He is a good guy. He's got something that I am looking for far as offensive scheme – Alabama style running the ball. It's going to be a good look."

At Alabama, Nussmeier helped coordinate a national championship offense in 2012 and was instrumental in the development of running backs –like Eddie Lacy for example – who went on the NFL. Those accomplishments, have Weber fully believing in Nussmeier's coaching philosophy.

"He coached a lot of great backs that are in the league right now or are going to the league," Weber said. "So when he tells me things, I believe – because there is proof. He's going to be good."

Up next for Weber is a visit to Ann Arbor, Mich., this weekend. He says he will be staying with current U-M redshirt freshman offensive lineman and former teammate at Cass, David Dawson. He says the sole purpose of his visit to see what student life is like at Michigan.

"I am supposed to go down there this weekend and hangout with David Dawson," Weber said. "I want to get a different look at it far as seeing the campus. I haven't seen the classes. I am going to classes with David. He is showing me around. I get to see that side of it, too."

Weber also wanted to make it clear that Michigan is firmly in his top-five.

"Most definitely they are in it," Weber said. "I have a top-five, but I don't have a order at all."

Weber said along with Michigan, his other four schools that are in his top-five include Michigan State, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Tennessee.

"Every school in my top-five, I have been there before," Weber explained. "I am going to go around one more time for my officials, and just see how it falls into place from there."

On June 1, Weber plans on attending the Nike Combine in Columbus, Ohio, where he have an opportunity to earn an invite to The Opening, which is scheduled in early July.

"There is really not much to prove," Weber said on his upcoming Nike combine. "I really just want to go out there and have fun, compete with best and show everybody I deserve a fifth star."

As far as a decision timeline, Weber says he will most likely make his commitment after his senior season.

"After my senior season when I have seen everybody play, as far as seeing Wisconsin and Michigan play, I want to see how everyone's season go this year. I want to win another state championship this year. So when that is all over I will worry about which college I am going to. I will probably make my decision at the (U.S. Army All-American) game."

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