Michigan Camper Brandon Caleb has U-M in Top Two

GoBlueWolverine Magazine spoke Monday with wide receiver <b>Brandon Caleb</b> of Fork Union, Va., Military Academy, and the Michigan camper said he has the Wolverines in his top-two. <br>

Brandon Caleb Profile

It's Spring Break for students at Fork Union Military Academy in Fork Union, Va., and while most students love to get away, Brandon Caleb is just happy to be home for the week. GoBlueWolverine Magazine caught up with Caleb to talk a little football. "I don't have any offers yet, but I am getting a lot of attention from Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Maryland, North Carolina State and Georgia Tech," he said. "I'd say Michigan and Nebraska are my top two right now, I plan on going to camps at both schools this summer." Caleb was at the Michigan camp last year and said one thing he enjoyed was the competitive atmosphere between the players, "I'm very competitive myself, I like to win," he said. "I love to go one-on-one with the defensive backs."

The 6-foot-2, 198-pound wideout said all the schools showing interest, except one, are recruiting him for the receiver position. "Nebraska is recruiting me for safety," he said. "I'll play anywhere a team needs me, but I prefer wide-receiver." Fork Union is primarily a running team, and Caleb reports 15 receptions for 485-yards and six touchdowns. He said he hasn't spoken directly with his Michigan recruiter, wide receiver coach Erik Campbell, since last summer but is planning on calling him shortly. "I have his card, I just need to call him," he said.

Caleb said that although he likes the schools at the top of his list, a commitment will not immediately follow an offer from either. "I'm probably going to wait it out until the end," he said. "I want to take as much time as possible to look at everything." He said his family will be moving to Atlanta this summer, and that distance to school is not an issue. "I've been moving around my whole life," he said.

Not only an outstanding athlete, Caleb excels in the classroom as well. He reports a 3.42 grade-point-average along with an 840 on the SAT, and said he would like to major in computer engineering once he gets to college. "I was looking at Michigan's CE program on the computer (Sunday) night," he said. "I've looked at other schools and right now Michigan looks to be the best in that area."

Caleb said he likes the coaching staff at Nebraska and is excited about visiting the campus. "They have a lot of history, and I think the new staff is going to being them back to the top," he said. "It would be fun to be a part of that."

The speedster, who ran a 4.5 in the 40 on a very slow track at the recent U.S. Army Junior Combine in San Antonio, Texas, will be on the track team this spring. I run the 300-meter hurdles, the triple-jump, and the long-jump."

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