New Info On U-M Official Visits

We will shortly give you the updated list of ALL Michigan official fooball recruit visits. For now - as a free 'teaser' -- here are the new visit info-additions.

NEW INFO - All-American defensive/tight end Doug Van Dyke (Dec. 6 visit, 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. His scheduled official Michigan official visit for the Nov. 2 MSU game was postponed -- Marshall had a playoff game that day. Michigan leads, but Nebraska and Purdue (Nov. 23 visit) are only slightly behind, and Wisconsin (Dec. 13) and Ohio State (Jan. 10) are in the mix as well.

NEW INFO - All-American offensive lineman Mike Jones (Dec. 13 visit(?), 6-5, 305 lbs., 5.1 in the 40, 2.8 GPA/20 ACT) from Oak Lawn, Ill., Richards. He is The Insider's #68 prospect. He attended the PSU game; he also attended a Michigan spring practice. His brother played for Notre Dame. Sometimes this looks like a Michigan/Tennessee battle; other times Michigan/Notre Dame; however it seems to be Michigan/'somebody'. He also has a visit set to Notre Dame (Dec. 6), and will visit Tennesee in Jan. (there is also a report {mistaken?} that he visits Iowa Dec. 13 and U-M Dec. 20).

NEW INFO - Quarterback/athlete Patrick Carter (Jan. 10 visit, 2002 Michigan camper, 6-1, 175 lbs., 4.4 in the 40) from St. Petersburg, Florida, Lakewood. He also visits Purdue (Dec. 6) and Georgia Tech (Dec. 13), and is also considering Florida, where his brother played. He has not, as has been erroneously reported, been offered a U-M scholarship -- but rather the Georgia Tech reporters correctly state that he has been told he will be offered at the visit (these two may sound the same, but are not).

NEW INFO - All-American running back Tyrone Moss (Jan. 10 U-M visit depending on playoffs, 5-10, 210 lbs., 4.5 in the 40, academically qualified) from Pompano Beach, Fla., Ely. In mid-Nov. he told us, "I've already visited North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Michigan State -- that one was a waste because they've fired their coach. Miami will be my 4th visit. I might make official visits to both Michigan and Oklahoma. I would just make Miami an unofficial visit -- I only live a few minutes from there and don't really need to make an official visit. But I am planning to visit Michigan for sure.

NEW INFO - All-American wide receiver Jayson Swain (Nov. 2 official visit, Alabama Nike stats: 6-2, 205 lbs., 4.45 in the 40, 34-inch vertical jump, 2.8 GPA/15 ACT) from Huntsville, Alabama, Grissom. He loved his Michigan visit (hosted by Darnell Hood) and lists the Wolverines and Tennessee (Dec. 6) ahead of Alabama (Dec. 13 visit) now, with Georgia in the running as well ... but the Southern schools will make a strong push for him once he visits them. He is The Insiders' #59 prospect.

NEW INFO - All-American defensive back/‘athlete' Ryan Mundy (Nov. 2 official visit, 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 loved his Michigan visit (hosted by Breaston of course) and the Wolverines lead. He has a Dec. 13 visit set to Virginia, and Nov. 23 to NCST, and Pitt is still a possibility for a visit as well, as are Notre Dame and PSU He is's #5 strong safety.

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