Aland told us, "I picked Michigan because I felt the most comfortable with the coaches there."
"I have family in the Detroit area and they've never seen me play. That was another factor -- that there is family close-by there that can come to the games and watch me."
"I actually decided that it was Michigan about a week ago. I gave you some hints the past few days, but didn't want to actually tell anyone until I announced. I didn't even tell the Michigan coaches ahead of time either."
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