One position Michigan continues to address in the 2017 recruiting class is up front on the offensive line. Michigan will be losing several starters next season, working to restock the depth with tons of physicality and talent.
One prospect offensive coordinator Tim Drevno knows fits the bill is Pensacola (Fla.) Booker T. Washington and Alabama commit, Alex Leatherwood. Drevno was in his school Wednesday during this evaluation period.
"Our relationship is pretty good," Leatherwood told The Michigan Insider. "We talk on the phone weekly."
While the 6-foot-5, 295-pound physically imposing tackle has been committed to the defending national champs for months, he is still considering the Wolverines, especially knowing how much he's wanted by the headman himself, Jim Harbaugh.
"Very much interested," Leatherwood said. "I like Coach Harbaugh and the direction that the program is going in. He is a great coach that knows what he's doing and I have talked to him.
"(He has told me) basically that I can make an impact on helping win a national championship and that he wants me to be a part of the program."
Could Michigan possibly see the Sunshine State lineman travel up to Ann Arbor in the future?
"Yes, I do (plan on visiting)," Leatherwood said. "If not during the summer, then definitely for an official."