Visits, both official and unofficial, are being added fast now. The November 2 MSU game is shaping up to be a big visit weekend. The Nov. 2 visits for Doug Van Dyke and Ryan Mundy are actually set as unofficial currently, but might possibly change to official. By the way, regarding the rumors from 'south of the border' that Prescott Burgess from Warren, Ohio, Harding is coming up to the PSU game for an unofficial visit -- Warren Harding has its own game Saturday, against Canton McKinley.
As of October 11, 2002
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Known official and unofficial vists for Top Michigan Recruits
Nov. 2 MSU Game
- Scheduled official visit: All-American linebacker Lamarr Woodley (MSU Nike stats: 6-1 1/2, 250 lbs., 4.0 in the shuttle; 4.72 in the 40, 4.0 in the shuttle, 29-inch vertical jump, 315-lb. bench press, 2.9 GPA/16 ACT) from Saginaw, Mich. He is TheInsiders' #2 prospect. As of mid-Oct. he told yours truly that he also has official visits scheduled to MSU (Oct. 16) and USC (Nov. 29).
- Scheduled official visit: Running back/safety Jerome Jackson (MSU Nike stats: 5-11 1/2, 193 lbs. ... 4.45 in the 40, 3.5 GPA/16 ACT) from Saginaw, Mich. He is TheInsiders' #58 running back. Michigan is reportedly recruiting him as a safety.
- Scheduled official visit: All-American defensive back Paul Oliver (6-0, 180 lbs., 4.42 in the 40) from Kennesaw, Georgia, Harrison. He is TheInsiders' #23 prospect. He is also verbally committed to Georgia - but told yours truly in mid-Oct. that he nevertheless plans to visit U-M.
-Planned unofficial visit: All-American defensive/tight end Doug Van Dyke (2002 Michigan camper, 6-4, 245 lbs., 4.8 in the 40, 2.4 GPA/21 ACT) from Marshall, Mich. He is Rivals100's #60 prospect. Doug is the younger brother of former MSU quarterback Ryan Van Dyke. He is TheInsiders' #81 prospect. Michigan has been his slight favorite with Purdue and Nebraska very close behind, and he has Ohio State and Wisconsin on his list as well.
- Planned unofficial visit: All-American defensive back/‘athlete' Ryan Mundy (PSU Nike stats: 6-2, 200 lbs., 16 reps of 185 lbs.; 4.45 in the 40, 10.7 100 meters, 290-lb. bench press, 2.7 GPA/830 SAT in 2001) from Pittsburgh, Penn., Woodland Hills (teammate of Steve Breaston). He is a member of Tom Lemming's Sept. Top 100. His visit may change to an official one, but for now it is unofficial.
- Planned unofficial visit: Michigan verbal commitment Quarterback Sam Keller (2001 Michigan camper, 6-4, 205 lbs., 4.85 in the 40) from Danville, Calif., San Ramon Valley. He is TheInsiders' #26 quarterback.
- Planned unofficial visit: Linebacker Anthony Rogers (MSU Nike stats: 6-1 1/2, 238 lbs., 4.1 in the shuttle; 4.8 in the 40, 25-inch vertical jump ... 315-lb. bench press, 3.0 GPA) from Saginaw, Michigan.
Dec. 13 Official Visit Weekend:
- All-American defensive end/linebacker Shawn Crable (2002 Michigan camper,6-6, 225 lbs., 4.74 in the 40, 10.8 100 meters, 2.8 GPA/15 ACT) from Massillon, Ohio, Washington. He is TheInsiders' #92 prospect. He is also visiting USC the weekend before.
- All-American linebacker/defensive end Claude "Turk" McBride (6-4, 235 lbs., 4.6 in the 40, 3.2 GPA/780 SAT) from Camden, New Jersey, Woodrow Wilson. He is TheInsiders' #42 prospect.
- All-American offensive lineman Ryan Harris (2002 Michigan camper, 6-5, 260 lbs., 4.9 in the 40, 3.7 GPA/23 ACT) from St. Paul, Minnesota, Cretin-Durham. He is TheInsiders' #50 prospect.
- Michigan commitment All-American tight end/defensive end Will Paul from St. Louis Parkway West, Missou. He is TheInsiders' #30 prospect.
- Michigan verbal commitment Quarterback Sam Keller from Danville, Calif., San Ramon Valley.
Jan. 10 Official Visit Weekend:
- All-American wide receiver/cornerback Antonio Cromartie (6-4, 200 lbs., 4.4 in the 40, 10.7 100 meters, 2.5 GPA) from Tallahassee, Fla., Lincoln. He is TheInsiders's #24 prospect.
- Cornerback Leon Hall (USC Nike Stats: 5-11, 175 lbs., 4.42 in the 40, 4.19 shuttle, 33 inch vertical jump) from Vista, Calif. He is TheInsiders' #15 cornerback.
Previous Game Visits
Aug. 31 Washington Game:
- Official visit: Michigan commitment Place kicker Garrett Rivas from Tampa, Fla., Jesuit.
- Unofficial visit: All-American defensive back/‘athlete' Ryan Mundy from Pittsburgh, Penn., Woodland Hills (teammate of Steve Breaston).
- Unofficial visit: All-American ‘athlete' Prescott Burgess (6-3, 220 lbs., 4.59 in the 40 at the OSU Camp, 3.0 GPA/15 ACT) from Warren, Ohio, Harding. He is TheInsiders' #11 prospect.
- Unofficial visit: All-American defensive end/linebacker Shawn Crable from Massillon, Ohio, Washington.
- Unofficial visit: Michigan commitment All-American Linebacker Jim Presley.
- Unofficial visit: Michigan commitment All-American offensive lineman Jake Long.
- Unofficial visit: Offensive lineman Adam Gibson (6-4, 380 lbs., 450-lb. bench press) from Indianapolis, Ind., Decatur Central. He is the brother of former Wisconsin Badger and current Dallas Cowboy lineman Aaron Gibson.
Sept. 8 Western Michigan game (all unofficial visits):
- All-American linebacker Lamarr Woodley from Saginaw, Mich.
- Running/defensive back Jerome Jackson from Saginaw, Mich.
- Defensive lineman David Patterson (2002 Michigan camper, 6-3, 260 lbs., 4.8 in the 40) from Warrensville Heights, Ohio. He is TheInsiders' #41 prospect.
- Cornerback Quinton McCoy (5-11, 174 lbs., 4.3 in the 40, 10.5 electronically timed 100 meters, 38 inch vertical jump, 3.3 GPA) from Waterford, Mich. McCoy was a 2002 Michigan signee, but he is still working on a passing test score. He intends to enroll at Michigan in Jan. 2003.
- Michigan verbal commitment All-American offensive lineman Jake Long from Lapeer, Mich., East.
- Michigan verbal commitment All-American Linebacker Jim Presley from Milford Mich., Highland.
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