Mack: U-M Visit 'Opened Up My Eyes'

Fort Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Luers 2016 wide receiver Austin Mack updates his latest visit to Michigan.

In recent months, Michigan has made Fort Wayne (Ind.) Bishop Luers 2016 wide receiver Austin Mack a top priority. The result of U-M's effort, has led to multiple visits from Mack, with his latest visit involving a key component -- Mom.

Mack says he and Mom spent all day on campus, and after the visit was over, Mom "loved" what she saw at Michigan.

"She loved it, man," Mack said, when asked on if his mom enjoyed her visit. "She loved Coach Harbaugh and the staff. They were on her all day. She enjoyed her time. She had a good day."

While Mom had her chance to meet the staff, Mack's focus was to meet the team and see if he could fit in with potential teammates down the road.

"It was definitely a really good time," Mack said. "I got to spend a lot of time with the players. Which was big for me. It actually made the visit a lot more meaningful, just being around the players, the team and the culture. I got to hangout with the coaches of course. And hangout with Coach Harbaugh, which is really nice."

Mack, who plans to major in the medical field, says Michigan made it a point to sell him on its top medical program the university has to offer.

"They really tried selling me on the medical field. It's really big at Michigan. I want to get into that. That right there opened my eyes the most," Mack said.

However, one particular U-M employee really stood out to Mack during his visit.

"Dr. Ohye, he's a pediatric heart surgeon," Mack said. "He actually met with me the last time I was in Ann Arbor. When he found out I was in town, he came to see me. That's a guy I hope to be one day. It was real cool to see how people at Michigan just care for each other, just care for people who come into to that school. That definitely opened up my eyes."

Mack will announce his commitment between Michigan, Ohio State and Notre Dame among others on June 7.


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