A late addition to Michigan's 2016 class, linebacker Elysee Mbem-Bosse is ready to make an impact for Don Brown.

A late addition to Michigan's 2016 class, linebacker Elysee Mbem-Bosse is ready to make an impact for Don Brown.


His Recruiting Story:

Holding offers from Alabama, Auburn, Iowa, Ole Miss, Notre Dame and Oklahoma, among others, Elysee Mbem-Bosse wasn't short on options in his recruiting process. Utilizing his recruiting process to visit several of those schools, it's clear the visit to Ann Arbor late was enough to convince the southern prospect to head north.

Scouting Report:

Mbem-Bosse is a very athletic linebacker that boasts a 4.5 40-yard-dash with a nose for the football, not shy of finding the weight room off the field as well. As athletically gifted as he is, Mbem-Bosse is just as physical and should factor in nicely at Michigan.

Why Michigan?

Building a late but strong relationship with Michigan, Mbem-Bosse visited Ann Arbor and walked away knowing he wanted to be a Wolverine:

“I talked to every coach, but when I talked to the defensive coordinator, Coach Brown was just explaining how he plans on using me and that there is some room at the depth chart,” said Mbem-Bosse. “It is really close enough that I got to come in and play right away. He said that I’m physically prepared to play right away and it is a must. That is very appealing to me.”

“When he first got the defensive coordinator job at Michigan, I was one of the people he called on the first day in the office. He was like I just watched your tape and loved every second of it. He said I have similar shape to one of his former linebackers at Boston College. He also said he would love working with me and is a real cool guy. I feel like it is great that I was one of his top targets.”

Bottom Line:

As a linebacker, many will say they're only as good as the people in front of them. For Mbem-Bosse, looking at Michigan's defensive line recruiting certainly stands out for the Wolverines, not to mention the opportunity to play for Jim Harbaugh.


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