Preview: U-M’s Big Recruiting Weekend

The Michigan Insider takes a closer look at the expected official visitor list for this upcoming top ten showdown in Ann Arbor between te Badgers and Wolverines.

Michigan has started the season with four straight home appearances and have more one contest in Ann Arbor before the travel on the road for the first time to Piscataway, New Jersey to face the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. Despite having four consecutive home games, the Wolverines have only hosted two official visitors, but that will all change this weekend for the Wisconsin game. Here is a look at the expected official visitor list below, which features several Scout 300 prospects, few elsewhere committed prospects and many top targets:
Kennedale (Tex.) 2017 outside linebacker Baron Browning
Main Competition: Texas, Ohio State, Baylor, Texas A&M, TCU

Collierville (Tenn.) St. George’s 2017 running back and Arkansas commit, Chase Hayden
Main Competition: Arkansas (Committed) 
Paramus Catholic (N.J.) 2017 linebacker Drew Singleton
Main Competition: Alabama, Clemson
Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy 2017 outside linebacker Jordan Anthony
Main Competition: Auburn, Penn State and Maryland
Bridgeton (N.J.) 2017 athlete Markquese Bell
Main Competition: Ohio State and Rutgers 
Greensboro (NC.) Grimsley 2017 safety and Penn State commit, Berlin Faison-Walden
Main Competition: Penn State (Committed) 
Aledo (Tex.) 2017 offensive tackle Chuck Filiaga
Main Competition: USC, Oregon, Oklahoma and TCU
Pensacola (Fla.) Booker T. Washington 2017 offensive tackle and Alabama commit, Alex Leatherwood
Main Competition: Alabama (Committed), Florida, USC
Fort Myers (Fla.) Dunbar 2017 inside linebacker Shanon Reid
Main Competition: North Carolina State and Mississippi State
Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy 2017 center Cesar Ruiz
Main Competition: North Carolina
Lexington (KY.) Lafayette 2017 offensive tackle Jedrick Wills
Main Competition: Alabama, Kentucky 
Iowa City (IA.) West 2017 wide receiver Oliver Martin
Main Competition: Iowa, Michigan State, Notre Dame
Warwick (RI.) Bishop Hendricken 2017 defensive end and Boston College commit, Kwity Paye
Main Competition: Boston College (Committed) 
There will be a host of unofficial visitors on campus as well with a few headliners:
Allen (Tex.) Lovejoy 2018 inside linebacker Bumper Pool
Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy 2018 defensive tackle Taron Vincent
Indianapolis (Ind.) Cathedral 2018 offensive guard Emil Ekiyor
East Kentwood (Mich.) 2019 offensive tackle Logan Brown
All four hold offers from Michigan.

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