Toledo (OH.) Central Catholic junior defensive end James Hudson has been committed to Kentucky for almost a year, but that hasn’t stopped him from taking visits to see other programs. The three-star prospect now plans to see Michigan this weekend, which is a school he’s very intrigued with.
“I’m visiting Saturday,” Hudson told The Michigan Insider. “I’m interested. I’m not sure how interested because I haven’t seen the campus or spoke with any coaches really. I like their uprising. They are going to be competing for Big Ten championships real soon.”
This will be Hudson’s first trip to Ann Arbor, so he’s hoping to see what all they have to offer and even walk away with an offer.
“I just want to connect with the coaches, learn more about the program and see the facilities,” Hudson said. “Hopefully, I get offered too.”
If a Wolverine offer does comes for Hudson, it will be one that he will certainly take into serious consideration.
“It would be huge,” Hudson said. “That offer would be huge. I mean I’m only 45 minutes away from Ann Arbor, if that. I grew up watching Michigan a lot. Just to have an opportunity to play in the biggest stadium in college football is a blessing. No (I didn’t grow up a Michigan fan), but my uncle loves Michigan though. He would love it (if Michigan offered me).”
The 6-foot-5, 280-pounder is looking to raise his familiarity in the Wolverines, but one aspect he knows all about is Jim Harbaugh’s successful coaching track record.
“He seems like a great coach,” Hudson said. “He definitely knows how to win. It’s that NFL background and going off of this past year they went from 5-7 to 10-3. I could see (myself playing for him).”
Hudson doesn’t have anymore upcoming visits scheduled