Jayron Hosley talks recruiting, Michigan

The speedy defensive back from the Sunshine State has been hearing from the Wolverines. What about a Michigan visit? Where does U-M stand for him?

Recently Delray Beach, Fla. defensive back Jayron Hosley (5-10, 175, 4.5) received an offer that usually piques a player's interest immediately. Michigan came through with an offer for the blazing corner, and it paid dividends on the mutual-interest front.  It vaulted the Wolverines into a group of four schools that Hosley is currently paying the most attention.

"Recruiting is going real good. South Florida, Louisville, Michigan, and Clemson – those are the schools that I'm looking at real hard right now," Hosley informed GoBlueWolverine.

With an official visit to Louisville already in the books back in September, one of the next items on Hosley's docket is a trip to Ann Arbor for the January 17th weekend to get a feel for the Maize and Blue.

"I set up a visit up to Michigan to see what's up there for me, and get a good feel for the area and for the school.  I want to learn more because I've never been in the area before."

One key point in the recruitment of Hosley is the effort put forward by quarterbacks coach Rod Smith.

"He's been telling me about the situation at corner and their need for some players.  They need some players to come in and fill spots and be an asset to the team.  I'm looking at that in a school (the chance to play early)."

With only one official visit taken so far, he is not going to make a hasty decision.

"I'm just taking visits to see what's going on. I took a Louisville visit, and I'm taking South Florida, Michigan, and maybe Clemson. I'm not sure what a fifth visit would be. Those are the schools that I'm focused on right now. I'm just going to take my visits and go from there."

When those visits become a reality for Hosley, there are certain aspects that he's looking forward to when it comes to his recruitment.

"A lot of it is on the coaching staff and the team. Spending time with them, you know, getting a feel for the team.  A lot of coaches aren't accurate with their team. I want to be considered by the coaches, and have them being consistent -- the whole vibe from the school, the area, and academics too."

Hosley made 37 tackles and had 5 interceptions for the 11-1 Atlantic Eagles this season after recording 41 tackles and 5 ints as a junior.


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