LaLota Visiting Ann Arbor?

Anthony LaLota has a stack of offers which now includes over 30 schools. One of the more recent offers came from Michigan, a school which has had some success in Jersey over recent years. We caught up with the Hun School product for his thoughts on the maize and blue.

Last season, the Michigan Wolverines headed east and secured verbal commitments from Brandon Smith, Marcus Witherspoon and J.B. Fitzgerald, three of New Jersey's finest. This year, the maize and blue again have their sights set on a couple prospects in the Garden State, including the Hun School's Anthony LaLota.

"Michigan was one of the last schools to offer me," LaLota said, "Michigan, Tennessee and California were the last three."

At 6'5, 270-lbs, LaLota could project to either offensive tackle or defensive end. While he is being recruited by offensive line coach Greg Frey, he said the Wolverines are recruiting him on defense where he tallied 10 sacks a year ago.

With the camp season coming up, LaLota will be busy like many of the country's other top recruits.

"I'll be at Notre Dame's one day camp, then I'll probably go to Michigan but I'm not sure when. I will probably go out there this summer, but I don't know if it will be for camp."

While he has not yet been to Ann Arbor, LaLota has familiarized himself with what Michigan has to offer both on and off the field.

"I know they have a great school and a great business program and that's what I want to study. They also have a lot of tradition there and they're always a winning team."

With schools like Boston College, Notre Dame, Florida, Florida State and others on his offers list, LaLota will have his pick of the litter when it comes to his college destination. He says he plans to make some cuts soon, but at this point, he does not have any leaders.

"I'm still trying to evaluate things right now," he explained, "I'm taking my time."


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