Sears Gets Offer, Pulls Trigger?
We are now bring him out of the darkness into the Blue Light!
The name: Johnny SEARS.
His school: Fresno, Calif., Edison.
His stats: he's a 6-2, 180 lb. cornerback, with a sub-4.5 40.
The question was: would Michigan offer him? We figured that if offered he'd commit -- Sears' Coach is Tim McDonald, who played with the 49er's and is friends with certain U-M coaches. And the intrigue for us: we also knew that he was a virtual unknown to the recruiting circuit.
Well, we talked briefly to Sears' aunt last night, and she told us that Johnny committed to the Michigan coaches on Thurs. evening!
We will work on confirming this further with you. But, be sure of this. Sears aka Spears is legit. As a comparison (meaning body type, speed, playing style etc.): think Jeremy LeSueur. Sears is a long, lean, fast CB -- the type that Michigan loves!
Johnny did have a couple other offers that we knew of, from Cal and Washington State.
As we say, we'll work on confirming this further for you.
One other thing. As we've said, we believe U-M will try to sign as many as THREE CB's this year. So Johnny's just the first!