Michigan Makes it's Move on Denard Robinson

The blazing signal caller from Deerfield Beach, Fla. tripped to Ann Arbor this weekend. How did the visit go for him? How did the cold affect him? Where does Michigan now stand? GBW gets the latest.

 It's no secret the Michigan Wolverines have been in a full out search for quarterbacks for the 2009 class. With Tate Forcier already enrolled and two de-commitments at the position this year, the name that has been tossed about with vigor has been Denard Robinson. The Maize and Blue finally got a chance to woo the dual threat prospect from Deerfield Beach this past weekend.

  "It was good. It was nice," Robinson recalled to GoBlueWolverine.com. "I hung out with the players and coaches, and man the coaches seemed down to earth."

  The coaches had plenty in store to show Robinson. On the visit he got the full blast experience of what it would be like should he choose the Wolverines.

  "They showed us the facilities, the stadium, the weight room. We went to coach rod's house. It was real nice."

  Robinson wasn't the only Deerfield Beach product in town on an official visit. Teammate, friend, and fellow Michigan prospect Adrian Witty joined in on the fun in Ann Arbor. It's something that the two discussed while on their trip, and positive words flew from Robinsons mouth about the idea of playing with Witty at the next level.

  "We were feeling it. It was real nice. We could definitely see ourselves playing up there."

  The one drawback that many considered was the harsh climates of the north compared to the south. A blizzard hit the Southeastern Michigan area this weekend as the Wolverines had yet another big recruiting weekend in the fold heading into the Signing Day stretch. However, in Robinson's case, it did nothing to deter Michigan's chances - in fact he and his Southern friends were making snow-angels and having snowball fights against the Northern visitors.

  "It wasn't bad at all," he said, regarding the weather. "I thought it was going to be cold-cold. Like I wouldn't be able to feel my feet. It wasn't even all that. It was just a regular day with a jacket on. It felt nice. We had fun out there in the snow."

  While on the visit, Robinson got to experience the north with a fellow Floridian. Senior wide receiver, Greg Mathews from Orlando, hosted Robinson.

  "He just showed me around, and everything about the school, and everything around the complex."

  While the visit didn't procure a verbal commitment from Robinson, it definitely served it's purpose. It solidified the Wolverines in what is sure to be a tight race to the finish line for his signature come February.

  "It puts them up there," Robinson said coyly. "They in the top schools, we'll just say that for now."


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