GBW '06 Best Guess List: O-Line Updated

The need for a great right tackle -- or two -- is strong. Elsewhere the O-line needs are moderate. Also -- tight ends updated as well, with one DE prospect now listed on the TE side as well.



Offensive line:
The need: strong at RT (hopefully a great one will be added), moderate elsewhere.

Wis. OL Josh Oglesby (6-6, 290) from St. Francis, Wisconsin. He was a 2005 U-M camper, and attended the fall 2005 OSU game ... he plans to attend a U-M spring practice and the '06 U-M Camp once again. He is considered a top 20 Junior. *He has a U-M offer*, and also has offers from Wisconsin, Michigan State, Arkansas, Tennessee, Notre Dame, USC, Northwestern, Ohio State, Iowa Illinois, Louisville, Nebraska.

N.Y. OL John Elliott (6-4, 285) from East Meadow, N.Y. He made an unofficial visit to U-M last summer for the late July Junior Day. *He reportedly has a U-M offer*, and also has offers from Wisconsin, Michigan State, Ohio State, Iowa, Illinois, Tennessee, Arkansas, USC, Florida State, Notre Dame, Stanford, Louisville, Clemson, Boston College and Nebraska. He may attend the 2006 U-M Camp. He has a 3.5 GPA. He is considered a potential Top 100 Junior.

Pa. OL Stefen Wisniewski (6-3, 275) from Pittsburgh Central Catholic. He was a U-M Junior day attendee. *He reportedly has a U-M offer*, plus offers from Pitt, Penn State (his dad is a former D-lineman) and Georgia Tech. It may come down to U-M, PSU and Notre Dame for him. As a junior, on the defensive line, he made 64 tackles and six sacks. He has a 1270 SAT. He is a possible Top 100 junior.

Ark. OL Lee Ziemba (6-6, 285) from Rogers. He reportedly has a *U-M offer*, and also has offers from Notre Dame, Kansas State, Arkansas, Auburn, Mississippi State, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech.

N.C. OL Trinton Sturdivant (6-6, 285) from Wadesboro Anson. The 5-star teammate of LB Barquell Rivers reportedly has a *U-M offer*, along with 30+ others.

Ariz. OL Javario Burkes (6-6, 320) from Phoenix Moon Valley. He has a *U-M offer*, as well as offers from 22-23 others, including Tennessee, Georgia, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington, Washington State, Nebraska ... however USC has offered as well and he'll likely commit there.

Ill. OL Miles Stroter (6-4, 310) from Chicago King. King has become a highly regarded academic school, and Stroter is a highly regarded potential Top 100 junior OL. He attended the Jan. 28 U-M Junior Day. U-M is right at the top of his list, and he has made several unofficial visits to Ann Arbor, including the fall '05 Northern Illinois game plus the '05 U-M Camp. He also likes Notre Dame, Stanford, Miami, USC, and the whole Big Ten (he has an Illinois offer). He has a 29 ACT.

Az. OL Kris O'Dowd (6-5, 300, 4.92) from Tucson Salpointe. He was a 2005 U-M Camper, and he reports early offers from Arizona, Arizona State, Nevada, Michigan State, Ohio State, Oregon State, and Texas Tech ... U-M may offer him in the spring. He has a 410-lb. bench press and a 30 inch vertical. He has a 3.4 GPA.

Pa. OL Josh Marks (6-5, 300, 400-lb. bench press) from Southern Columbia. he and teammate RB Henry Hynoski attended the Northern Illinois game last fall. Some reports say he will commit to PSU soon. His reported offers: Penn State, Pittsburgh, Rutgers and West Virginia.

Ohio OL Mark Weterer (6-4, 300) from Cincinnati Anderson. He attended three U-M games this past fall. He was a US Army Combine attendee and a U-M Junior day attendee as well.

Pa. OL Evan Blankenship (6-3, 310) from Monaca (Pa.) Center Area.

Mich. OT Darrell Davis-Budanauro (6-5, 360) from East Grand Rapids, Mich. He has moved to Michigan from Carrolton, Texas. He has a MSU offer. He attended the U-M Junior Day.

Penn. OL Gino Gradkowski (6-4, 275) from Pittsburgh Seton-LaSalle. He attended a U-M spring practice. He has offfers from Pitt and West Virginia.



Tight Ends:
The need: strong: two?

Mich. TE/WR Martell Webb (6-5, 215, 4.7) from Pontiac Northern. Here is an early 'sleeper' -- Webb attended the U-M Junior Day and was *offered a U-M* scholarship. The Wolverines are his only offer so far, and lead.

Mich. TE Rocky Weaver (6-5, 215, 4.8) from Battle Creek Harper Creek. He attended five U-M games this past fall, and was a Junior Day attendee. He is a top ten Michigan junior. As a junior he had 1,025 yards receiving and scored 12 touchdowns; he recorded 46 tackles and six sacks on the defensive side. He also plays basketball, averaging 20 points and 10 rebounds a game.

Ohio TE Kyle Hubbard (6-4, 225, 4.6 at the '05 U-M Camp) from Lakewood St. Edwards. His April 1st top four: Miami (Fla.), Ohio State, Michigan, and Texas. As a junior he caught over 40 passes. He was a 2005 U-M Camper, he attended a U-M game last fall, and he was an '06 U-M Junior day attendee. As a junior (only his second year of football) he had 58 catches for 800 yards (13.8 yards per reception) and 6 TDs. He is a top 10-15 Ohio junior.

-- TE/WR Adrien Robinson (6-5, 225, 4.7 (electronic) He has a 36-inch vertical and an 11.0 100m. Indiana and Louisville have offered. He attended the '05 U-M Camp and the Jan. '06 Junior Day.

Mich. TE/DE Cameron Joplin (6-4, 250) from Ann Arbor Pioneer. He has offers from Northwestern and Kentucky. He attended the U-M Junior Day, and a spring practice.


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