Stephens to Tennessee, What About Potts?

With the commitment to Tennessee of Flower Mound quarterback Nick Stephens, Michigan now turns its attention to another Texas hurler - Taylor Potts of Abilene High School. Potts told on Friday that he needed to discuss with his parents the Michigan offer to visit this weekend. On Monday, his mother said a decision has been reached.

Michigan went to Texas last week hoping to lure one out of a pair of quarterbacks already committed to other schools. Nick Stephens of Flower Mound High School spent the weekend in Ann Arbor, then came home and committed to Tennessee. The other QB, Taylor Potts of Abilene High School, needed the weekend to ponder a Michigan visit. spoke with his mother on Monday. "We called the Michigan coaches today and thanked them for their interest, but declined their offer," she said. "We won't be visiting Michigan, and Taylor is very happy with his commitment to Texas Tech."

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound Potts in the No. 14-rated quarterback in the country, according to

With the turn-down of these two Texas gunslinger, it looks like Michigan will rely on Statesboro, Ga., High School quarterback David Cone as the lone QB prospect in the recruiting class of 2006.

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