Schofner Enjoys Michigan Visit

Johnstown, Ohio offensive lineman Skyler Schofner took in an unofficial visit to Ann Arbor Saturday to check out the Wolverines in action during their spring practice. GoBlueWolverine touched base with the talented youngster to find out the answers to a few key questions; How did it go, what other major prospect did he spend a lot of time with, and is he close to a decision?

Skyler Schofner delivered on his promise to pay a visit to Michigan when he made his way to the Great Lake State Saturday with hopes of getting a better feel for how the Wolverines run their system.  After returning home, Schofner indicated that the Maize & Blue lived up to all of his expectations.

"It went really well," Schofner told GoBlueWolverine Sunday morning.  "I enjoyed it.  We got to watch a practice… everything with the offense and defense and special teams.  I got to watch the offensive line and how they practice and just how they work out.  Then we got taken around by one of the people there, and they showed us the weight room and stuff like that.  Then I got to go into Coach Rodriguez's office and talked one on one and watched some highlight films.  It was nice."

Schofner wasn't the only high profile recruit in to getting a more in-depth look at the program Saturday.   Texas linebacker Caleb Lavey and Minnesota offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson, whom many believe to be the nation's top player, also took in the sites in Ann Arbor.  As it turns out, the two big men hit it off quite well.

"I didn't talk too much to Lavey, but I talked to Seantrel Henderson a lot," Schofner recalled.  "We got along really well.  We hung out pretty much the whole time.  We talked about football and colleges and grades.  The basics pretty much… just feeling each other out.  He said he liked it a lot, actually.  He enjoyed himself the last night.  He got there the night before and they showed him around.  He said he really liked it."

To say that Schofner really liked it also might be an understatement.  He was so impressed with the visit that he is already thinking about when he'll be able to make his way back to campus.

"It was awesome," Schofner said regarding Michigan's facilities.  "I got to see the weight room.  Man, the training coach for the weight room… he seemed like a really nice guy.  He was showing me all the stretches and everything.  And the new practice field is really nice.  I'm not sure when I'll be up again, but I will be."

Prior to the visit, Schofner insisted he wouldn't make a decision while in Ann Arbor, and once again, he was true to his word.  That said, Michigan definitely bolstered its standing.

"It's like I said before," stated Schofner. "The Wolverines are still going to be up in the top. I just don't want to make a decision right now.  I don't want people to think they know where I'm going or anything like that."


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