Dudley (Mass.) Shepherd Hill tight end Sean McKeon returned to Michigan last weekend for the first time since camping and eventually committing to the Wolverines last June. His official visit experience was further confirmation that he had made the right choice.
“The visit was great,” McKeon told The Michigan Insider. “Seeing the game was awesome and just experiencing game day for the first time was really special. I got to meet and hangout with all the tight ends and talk a lot with Jay Harbaugh.”
“Coach Jay is awesome,” said McKeon. “We just caught up on things and talked about my role as a tight end when I enroll in January. He told me I have a good chance to play early mostly (for) blocking if I can put on some weight and improve my technique in the off-season.”
While it was definitely valuable cathing up with his future position coach, the future Wolverine single out another phase of the trip as the most memorable.
“Definitely catching the win against Rutgers,” said McKeon. “Great game and atmosphere. I thought Jake Butt had a great game catching the ball, but I also liked how almost all of their tight ends got into the game and played.”
The productivity Michigan's tight ends versus Scarlet Knights increased the 6-5, 226-pounder's excitement about being a part of offense in the years to come.
“I definitely see myself as an inline blocker and eventually a good pass catcher as well as I develop my hands and route running,” said McKeon.
There were other visitors present Saturday, including fellow official visitor Chris Daniels. McKeon didn't waste the opportunity to put on his recruiting hat.
“I did talk to (Daniels) a lot at the game. ” said McKeon. "He told me its down to Oklahoma and Michigan, so I hope he makes the right choice. I told him just about the great season Michigan is having, Coach Harbaugh, and how awesome the future of Michigan football is going to be.”
If McKeon himself didn't already know about the excitement surrounding the program, he definitely would have has his eyes opened by the presence of Michigan's game and locker room guest, rapper Big Sean.
“I didn’t get to talk to him, but I did see him and listened to a speech he gave in the locker room after the game,” said McKeon. “It was really cool.”