Marrow Contacts Clark, Mentions Michigan

Kentucky tight ends coach Vince Marrow reached out to 2015 5-star TE Chris Clark Sunday. Scout.com's Bill Greene reported Marrow is mulling over an offer from Jim Harbaugh and Michigan, does this move indicate Marrow is Ann Arbor bound?

Michigan could have a position coach in place in the form of Kentucky tight ends coach Vince Marrow.

Though no official announcement has been made, Scout.com’s Bill Greene reported Friday Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh offered Marrow an assistant coaching position with the Wolverines.

Updating the situation Sunday morning, Greene indicated a decision had not been made on Marrow’s end with Kentucky making a significant push to keep him in Lexington.

Turns out Marrow might be closer to a decision than expected as 2015 Avon (Conn.) Old Farms five-star tight end Chris Clark -- a major target for Michigan heading toward signing day -- informed Scout of Marrow’s impromptu contact Sunday.

“I talked to him this morning and to be honest I don’t even know why cause he hasn’t officially taken the job yet,” Clark said. “I guess just in terms of (he mentioned) he’s seen my game and thinks he could give the right coaching to develop me into a first round caliber type tight end.

“Basically (he was) implying that he’d be a great coach for me.”

Kentucky isn’t recruiting Clark and the No. 1 ranked tight end in America is down to two schools, Michigan and UCLA, with plans to visit both Michigan and UCLA following the dead period Jan. 15.

Asked to give his opinion on the matter, Clark indicated it appears obvious that Marrow is either seriously considering Ann Arbor or is already planning on making the jump from the SEC to the B1G.

“If you had to ask me I do think he’s going to end up being the tight ends coach (at Michigan),” Clark said. “But he hasn’t made anything official.”

Clark added that although Jim Harbaugh’s name wasn’t specifically mentioned, nor the job itself, Marrow did bring up the Wolverines in their brief interaction.

“(He said) just that Michigan is an unbelievable school.”


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