A year ago, Adrian, Mich., quarterback Steven Threet wowed observers at the Ohio State Nike Camp and at the Michigan Summer Camp. The big, strong, 6-5, 230-pounder with the big arm was arguably the best instate quarterback prospect since Drew Henson.
There was just one tiny obstacle in the way of Threet becoming a Wolverine a year ago -- a certain Ryan Mallett was coming in in the same class.
So Threet, a top student as well as signalcaller, picked Georgia Tech as his college destination ... where he enrolled early and this past spring quickly moved in the the #2 QB spot for the 'Jackets.
However, Threet made another big decision this summer. Yesterday (Wednesday) in the early afternoon he told GoBlueWolverine:
"I secured my release from Georgia Tech ... I'm going to Michigan tomorrow. If all goes well ... call me in the early afternoon ..."
So at 1 PM today GBW called Threet, who said:
"I did it! I'm transferring to Michigan!"
"We're heading home now, and I'm coming back to campus Monday ... to finish enrolling as a Michigan student."
When asked, Threet declined to go into detail on why he is leaving Georgia Tech, merely saying:
"I just decided to come back to the University of Michigan for my college career. It's just what I decided was best for me to do."
As far as his eligibility goes, he said:
I'll redshirt this season, then have four year's of eligibility remaining."
After watching him extensively in action, GoBlueWolverine is of the opinion that, if he were in the '08 high school class, Threet would easily be a consensus Top Ten Quarterback.
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