With the Michigan Wolverines in the mist of one of their worst seasons in the history of the program, fans are beginning to wonder if recent on the field performances are affecting recruits.
Enter Anthony LaLota, the Hun School defender has been mum since verbally committing to the Wolverines nearly two months ago over Notre Dame, Boston College, Penn State, Florida, and Rutgers.
According to LaLota, there is nothing for Wolverine fans to worry about.
"I'm going to Michigan. I don't know where these rumors came from."
Despite the Wolverines falling short against Michigan State on his official visit, the trip re-affirmed his pledge.
"It was fun, even though they lost the game. My whole family went, it was important to me that they see the school I'm going to and why I committed. I loved the environment, the fans, and the energy of the campus. I was talking to the coaches, and some of the recruits. Shavodrick Beaver is really cool.
Coach Greg Frey has done a great job recruiting LaLota, and continues to recruit him hard.
"Coach Frey is a really good coach. He visited my school, we talk once a week about the school and where I'll be playing."
Where would that be?
"'I'm playing defensive end. They like my size, strength, and motor."
Surprisingly, he's familiar with another Michigan defensive line commitment.
"Craig Roh is really good too, I met him on a visit to Notre Dame. I can't wait to play with him."
With his high school football season complete, LaLota has accepted an invitation been to the Army All-American game. It's one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a high school football player.
"I'm playing in the Army All-American game. I've been working out 6 times a week to get ready.
After the game, LaLota will take a trip to Michigan. This time, it's for longer than you may think.
"I'm going to catch a flight to Michigan right after the game, as I'll be enrolling early. Were going to turn it around next year, it going to be a talented team."
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